Date: Fall 2001
v. 29, no. 1
The following titles have been selected from materials added
to the NLS reference collections during the summer of 2001.
Entries are arranged according to subject headings developed
and used by the NLS Reference Section for its collections.
Wherever possible, prices of publications have been
included. Full publishers' addresses are included when they
are not readily obtainable through libraries and bookstores.
Items marked with an asterisk are especially recommended for
basic reference collections in libraries serving visually
and physically handicapped readers.
__Requests for materials listed should be sent directly to
the publishers or sources cited with each entry. Items are
not available from NLS unless specifically indicated.__
Crews, John E., and Vincent A. Campbell. Health conditions,
activity limitations, and participation restrictions among
older people with visual impairments. Journal of visual
impairment and blindness, v. 95, Aug. 2001: 453-467.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, P.L. 101-336
Francis, Leslie Pickering, and Anita Silvers, eds.
Americans with disabilities: exploring implications of the
law for individuals and institutions.
New York, NY: Routledge, 2000. 410p. $27.95.
Lueck, Amanda Hall, and others. Selecting assistive
technology for greater independence. RE:view, v. 33,
spring 2001: 21-33.
ATTITUDES TOWARD PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Senelick, Richard C., and Karla Dougherty. Beyond please
and thank you: the disability awareness handbook for
families, co-workers, and friends. Birmingham, AL:
HealthSouth Press, 2001. 106p. $14.95
(One HealthSouth Parkway, 35243).
Powers, Michael D., ed. Children with autism: a parents'
guide. 2nd ed. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2000. 427p.
$17.95. (6510 Bells Mill Road, 20817).
BANKS AND BANKING--VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Kendrick, Deborah. Money talks: an overview of access to
automated teller machines. AccessWorld, v. 2, July 2001:
Fenton, Sanford J., and Carlton V. Horbelt. The ABCs for
successful dental treatment. Exceptional parent magazine,
v. 31, Sept. 2001: 133-135.
DIGITAL REFERENCE SERVICES
Caplan, Priscilla. Taking stock of the virtual library:
services and standards. Information standards quarterly,
v. 13, July 2001: 1-5.
Hawkins, Brian L. Challenges and a call for collaboration.
Educause review, v. 36, Sept.-Oct. 2001: 51-57.
Lankes, R. David, John W. Collins, and Abby S. Kasowitz,
eds. Digital reference service in the new millennium:
planning, management, and evaluation. New York, NY: Neal-
Schuman, 2000. 246p. $65.
McClennen, Michael, and Patricia Memmott. Roles in digital
reference. Retrieved Sept. 10, 2001.
Tenopir, Carol. Virtual reference services in a real world.
Library journal, v. 126, July 2001: 38, 40.
DIGITAL TALKING BOOKS
Crawford, Walt. MP3 audiobooks: a new library medium?
American libraries, v. 32, Aug. 2001: 64-66.
Jolley, William. Get ready: digital talking books are
coming! Braille forum, v. 40, Sept. 2001: 27-36.
Beadles, Robert J. How to refer to people with
disabilities: a primer for laypeople. RE:view, v. 33,
spring 2001: 4-7.
DETC directory of accredited institutions 2001-2002.
Washington: Distance Education and Training Council, 2001.
39p. Free. [pamphlet]. (1601 18th Street NW, 20009).
Hadley tuition-free distance education. Winnetka, IL: The
Hadley School for the Blind, 2001. 13p. Free. [large
print pamphlet]. (700 Elm Street, 60093).
Also available on the Internet at
Stuen, Cynthia. Vision changes and the aging driver: a
range of issues. Aging and vision, v. 13, summer-fall 2001:
1-6 (entire issue).
Policy guidance on educating blind and visually impaired
students. RE:view, v. 33, summer 2001: 77-93.
Candela, Anthony R., and Karen Wolffe. The employment
consortium: an innovative approach to assisting blind and
visually impaired people to find jobs. Journal of visual
impairment and blindness, v. 95, Aug. 2001:
Glaucoma Foundation. Doctor, I have a question: a guide for
patients and their families. 4th ed. New York, NY, 2000.
20p. Free. (116 John Street, Suite 1605, 10038). Also
available on the Internet at
GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS--DISABLED
Creating options: a resource on financial aid for students
with disabilities, 2001. Washington: HEATH Resource Center,
2001. 15p. Free. [booklet]. (One Dupont Circle NW,
Consumer guide to hearing aids. Washington: AARP, 2000.
21p. Free. [Publication no. D17177 (401)]. (601 E Street
MEDLINEplus health information. Retrieved Sept. 14, 2001.
LEARNING DISABLED--VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Layton, Carol A., and Robin H. Lock. Determining learning
disabilities in students with low vision. Journal of visual
impairment and blindness, v. 95, May 2001: 288-299.
NATIONAL COMMISSION ON LIBRARIES AND
U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information
Science. Library and information services for individuals
with disabilities; an NCLIS hearing in Washington, DC July
8, 1999. Washington: U.S. National Commission on Libraries
and Information Science, 2000. 312p. Free. [NCLIS hearing
1999-1]. (110 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 820 20005).
PARENTS AND VISUALLY-IMPAIRED CHILDREN
Cardinali, Gina, and Tana D'Allura. Parenting styles and
self-esteem: a study of young adults with visual
impairments. Journal of visual impairment and blindness,
v. 95, May 2001: 261-271.
Leyser, Yona, and Toni Heinze. Perspectives of parents of
children who are visually impaired: implications for the
field. RE:view, v. 33, spring 2001: 37-48.
PERSONAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES
Turner, Ed, Grant Revell, and Valerie Brooke, eds. Personal
assistance in the workplace: a customer-directed guide.
Richmond, VA: Virginia Commonwealth University, 2001. 98p.
$14.99. (P.O. Box 842011, 23284-2011). Also available on
the Internet at
Post-polio syndrome: indentifying best practices in
diagnosis and care. White Plains, NY: March of Dimes Birth
Defects Foundation, 2001. 24p. Free. [pamphlet]. (1275
Mamaroneck Avenue, 10605).
Leventhal, Jay, and Koert Wehberg. The great screen reader
race: a review of the two leading screen readers.
AccessWorld, v. 2, Sept. 2001: 5-14.
A compendium of adaptive sports. New mobility, v. 12, July
Guide to substance abuse and disability resources. Austin,
TX: National Center for the Dissemination of Disability
Research, 2001. 2nd ed. 64p. Free. [pamphlet]. (211 East
Seventh Street, Suite 400, 78701).
VOICE RECOGNITION SYSTEMS
Davis, Cheryl D. Automatic speech recognition and access: 20 years,
20 months, or tomorrow? Hearing loss, v. 22, July-Aug. 2001: 11-14.