Date: Fall 1999/Winter 2000
v. 27, nos. 1 and 2
The following titles have been selected from materials added
to the NLS reference collections during the summer and fall
of 1999. 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.__
Building a library collection on visual and
physical disabilities: basic materials and resources see
All, Anita C., Gary L. Loving, and Laura Lee Crane.
Animals, horseback riding, and implications for
rehabilitation therapy. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 65,
July-Aug.-Sept. 1999: 49-57.
BARRIER-FREE ARCHITECTURE--COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
McNulty, Tom, ed. Accessible libraries on campus: a
practical guide for the creation of disability-friendly
libraries. Chicago,IL: Association of College and Research Libraries,
American Library Association, 1999. 191p. $22. (ALA Order
Fulfillment, 155 North Wacker Drive, 60606-1719).
Ekberg, Jan. A step forward: design for all. Helsinki,
Finland: STAKES-National Research and Development
Centre for Welfare and Health, 1999. 12p. Free. [booklet].
(P.O. Box 220, SF-00531). Also available on the Internet at
CAREER PLANNING--VISUALLY IMPAIRED
McConnell, John. Parents, adolescents, and career plans
of visually impaired students. Journal of visual
impairment and blindness, v. 93, Aug. 1999: 498-515.
Chambers, Henry G. Research in cerebral palsy. Positive
perspectives for cerebral palsy, part 5. Exceptional
parent, v. 29, July 1999: 50-51.
D'Amato, Ellen, and Virginia Lynn. Early intervention: what's it all about?
Positive perspectives for cerebral palsy, part 5. Exceptional parent, v. 29,
July 1999: 52-54.
Horn, Laura, and Jennifer Berktold. Students with
disabilities in postsecondary education: a profile
of preparation, participation, and outcomes. Washington:
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research
and Improvement, 1999. 89p. Free. [NCES publ. no. 1999-
187]. Available from U.S. Department of Education, ED
Pubs., P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398.
Cummings, Rhoda, and Cleborne D. Maddux. Special
accommodations for college entrance exams: is your child
eligible? Exceptional parent, v. 29, Sept. 1999: 86, 88-90.
Lewis, William. Professions and vocations held or
studied in Kansas and across America by blind men and
women. Braille forum, v. 38, Aug. 1999: 43-47.
Conry, Joan A. Epilepsy treatment: drugs and diet. The
changing nature of epilepsy, part 2. Exceptional parent,
v. 29, Sept. 1999: 64-66.
Dean, Patricia. Surgery for epilepsy. The changing
nature of epilepsy, part 2. Exceptional parent, v.
29, Sept. 1999: 66-69.
Hickey, Melinda. Educating the child, family, and
community: a never-ending dilemma. The changing
nature of epilepsy, part 2. Exceptional parent, v. 29,
Sept. 1999: 71-74.
Lancman, Marcelo. Epilepsy: diagnosis and management.
The changing nature of epilepsy, part 1.
Exceptional parent, v. 29, Aug. 1999: 67-69.
Shafer, Patricia O. Epilepsy economics. The changing
nature of epilepsy, part 2. Exceptional parent, v. 29,
Sept. 1999: 69-71.
Shearer, Ann. Seizures and epilepsy in childhood. The
changing nature of epilepsy, part 1. Exceptional parent, v.
29, Aug. 1999: 64-66.
Lyon, Timothy. Reel excitement: modified gear makes
fishing more fun for everyone. Active living, v. 8,
July-Aug. 1999: 16-17.
HEAD START PROGRAMS
Mathews, Virginia H., and Susan Roman. A library head
start to literacy: the resource notebook for the
Library-Museum-Head Start partnership. Washington: Center
for the Book, Library of Congress, 1999. 294p. $6.50.
Order from Association for Library Service to Children, c/o
ALA Order Fulfillment, 155 North Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL
Hearing aids factsheet. Washington: National Institute
on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, 1999. 6p.
Free. (Pamphlet). [NIH pub. no. 99-4340]. Order from NIDCD
Information Clearinghouse, 1 Communication Avenue,
Bethesda, MD 20892-3456.
DETC 1999-2000 directory of accredited institutions.
Washington: Distance Education and Training Council, 1999.
35p. Free. (1601 18th Street NW,DC 20009-2529).
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT
(IDEA) P.L. 101-476--AMENDMENTS
Abderholden, Sue, and Dixie Jordan. IDEA '97 final
regulations released. Exceptional parent, v. 29, Sept.
56, 58, 60.
Disabled accessibility: the pragmatic approach.
Retrieved Aug. 11, 1999.
Mpofu, Elias, Elizabeth Watson, and Shih-Yi Chan.
Learning disabilities in adults: implications for
rehabilitation intervention in work settings. Journal of rehabilitation,
v. 65, July-
Aug.-Sept. 1999: 33-41.
__ *Library of Congress. National Library Service for the
Blind and Physically Handicapped. Building a library
collection on visual and physical disabilities: basic materials and
resources. Compiled by Carol Strauss. Washington: 1999. 45p.
(Reference circular 99-01). Free.
Medicare and you 2000. Baltimore, MD: U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services, Health Care
Financing Administration, 1999. 56p. Free. [HCFA pub. no.
HCFA-10050]. Also available in braille, on cassette, or in
large print. (7500 Security Boulevard, 21244-1850).
__*Gill, John. New European standards on the man-machine
interface for card systems. London, England: Royal
National Institute for the Blind, 1999. 4p. Free. [pamphlet].
(224 Great Portland Street, W1N 6AA). Also available on the Internet
__*Gill, John, and Hannah Devine-Wright. Selecting cards
by touch. London, England: Royal National Institute for the
Blind, 1999. 24p. Free. [booklet]. Also available in braille, on
cassette,and on the Internet at
Ma, Grace Xueqin, and others. Assessment of services to
American Indians with disabilities. Journal of
rehabilitation, v. 65,July-Aug.-Sept. 1999: 11-16.
Pichette, Eugene F., and others. Cultural identification
of American Indians and its impact on rehabilitation
services. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 65, July-Aug.-Sept, 1999:
Baker, Lori K. Seeing is believing: they told us we
couldn't take care of our children because we're blind.
Braille monitor, v. 42,July 1999: 507-511.
REHABILITATION--RESEARCH AND TRAINING CENTERS
Racino, Julie Ann. Policy, program evaluation, and
research in disability: community support for all.
Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, 1999. 441p. $39.95.
Gill, John, and Tony Shipley. Telephones--what features
do disabled people need?London, England: Royal National
Institute for the Blind, 1999. 26p. Free. [booklet].
(224 Great Portland Street, W1N 6AA). Also available on the
Outwardly mobile: what can disabled users expect from
UMTS, the new generation in mobile communications? London,
England: Royal National Institute for the Blind, 1999. 11p.
Free. [booklet]. Also available on the Internet at
TRANSITION FROM SCHOOL TO WORK
Janowitz, William, and Rebecca H. Cort. Transition
planning: will your child be ready for life after high
school? Exceptional parent, v. 29, Sept. 1999: 83-85.
Morningstar, Mary E., P. Jeannie Kleinhammer-Tramill, and
Dana L. Lattin. Using successful models of student-
centered transition planning and services for adolescents
with disabilities. Focus on exceptional children, v. 31,
May 1999: 1-20 (entire issue).
The Virginia travel guide for persons with disabilities.
4th ed. Woodford, VA: The Opening Door, Inc., and
Virginia Tourism Corporation, 1999. 304p. Free. Large
print. (8049 Ormesby Lane, 22580).