Date: Fall 2000
v. 28, no. 1
The following titles have been selected from materials added
to the NLS reference collections during the summer of 2000.
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.
Braille embossers see BRAILLE--COMPUTERIZED TRANSCRIPTION
Crews, John E., and Frank J. Whittington, eds. Vision loss
in an aging society: a multidisciplinary perspective. New
York, NY: AFB Press, 2000. 265p. $32.95.
Engel, Rafael J., Richard L. Welsh, and Laura J. Lewis.
Improving the well-being of vision-impaired older adults
through orientation and mobility training and
rehabilitation: an evaluation. RE:view, v. 32, summer 2000:
Guyer, David. New treatments for age-related macular
degeneration. Aging and vision news, v. 12, summer 2000:
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, P.L. 101-336
Herman, Robert N. The Americans with Disabilities Act: ten
PN/Paraplegia news, v. 54, July 2000: 12-14.
Assistive technology guide, 2nd edition. Retrieved June 9,
Cooper, R.J. Assistive technology 101. Exceptional parent,
v. 30, Apr. 2000: 71-73.
Federal policy barriers to assistive technology.
Washington: National Council on Disability, 2000. 43p.
Free. (1331 F Street NW, Suite 1050, DC 20004). Also
available in alternative formats and on the Internet at
Mandell, Daveed, and Sheila Killian. Emerging trends in
accessible pedestrian signal technologies. Braille forum,
July 2000: 8-12.
BARRIER-FREE ARCHITECTURE--HOME DESIGN
Davies, Thomas D. Designed for dignity: small but
successful. PN/Paraplegia news, v. 54, Aug. 2000: 14-18.
Johnson, David. Braille translation software. Library hi
tech news, v. 17, no. 7, 2000: 26-28.
Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind
and Physically Handicapped. Braille embossers. Compiled by
Carol Strauss. Washington: 2000. 12p. (Reference circular
Kaye, H. Stephen. Computer and Internet use among people
with disabilities. Disability statistics report #13.
Washington: U.S. Department of Education, National Institute
on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, 2000. 13p.
Gupta, Vidya Bhushan. A closer look at ADD/ADHD.
Exceptional parent, v. 30, Aug. 2000: 74-81.
Kaye, H. Stephen. Disability and the digital divide.
Disability statistics abstract, July 2000: 1-4 (entire
Educating blind and visually impaired students: policy
guidance. Federal register,
v. 65, June 8, 2000: 36,585-36,594. Also on the Internet at
Hawkins, Donald T. Electronic books: a major publishing
revolution. Online, v. 24, July-Aug. 2000: 14-18, 20-22,
Women and epilepsy initiative: information sheets for women.
Landover, MD: Epilepsy Foundation, 2000. Free. (4351
Garden City Drive, 20785).
Colenbrander, August. Guide for the evaluation of visual
impairment. San Francisco, CA: Pacific Vision Foundation,
1999. 32p. $5. (P.O. Box 7999, 94120).
Your eyes and you. Retrieved June 12, 2000.
INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM (IEP)
Cintron-Siegel, Ann Marie. IEP tips for parents. Braille
forum, v. 38, May 2000: 45-48.
McCoy, Kathleen M. A proactive role for parents in IEPs.
Exceptional parent, v. 30, June 2000: 62, 64-66, 68.
Rock, Marcia L. Parents as equal partners. Teaching
exceptional children, v. 32, July- Aug. 2000: 30-37.
Some pointers for successful IEP meetings. Exceptional
parent, v. 30, June 2000: 69.
Tracy, Amy E., and Dianne I. Maroney. Getting the most out
of IEP meetings. Exceptional parent, v. 30, June 2000: 70.
Writing an IEP. Future reflections, v. 19, summer 2000: 52-
Coombs, Norman. Untangling your Web. Library hi tech, v.
18, no. 1, 2000: 93-96.
Tenopir, Carol. Curriculum changes in LIS. Online, v. 24,
Mar.-Apr. 2000: 42-46.
LIBRARY SERVICES--VISUALLY IMPAIRED--FOREIGN COUNTRIES
Nomura, Misako, and Mayu Yamada, eds. International
directory of libraries for the blind. (IFLA
Publications 90). 4th ed. Munich, Germany: K.G. Saur
Verlag Gmbh., 2000. 252p. DM98. (Postfach 70 16 20, 81316
Munich). Also available on the Internet at
Gabrel, Celia, and Adrienne Jones. The national nursing
home survey: 1995 summary. Washington: U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, 2000.
83p. Free. (Vital and Health Statistics series 13, Data
from National Care Survey no. 146). (DHHS Publ. PHS 2000-
Cram, David L. Understanding Parkinson's disease: a self-
help guide. Omaha, NE: Addicus Books, 1999. 170p.
$14.95. (P.O. Box 45327, 68145).
REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973--REAUTHORIZATION, 1998
Boyer, Carol. Libraries and Section 508 of the
Rehabilitation Act. Library hi tech news, v. 17,
no. 5, 2000: 27-29.
SOCIAL SECURITY PROGRAMS
Sieder, Jill Jordan. The disability dance. Arthritis
today, v. 14, July-Aug. 2000: 53-54, 56, 58.
SPECIAL EDUCATION--TEACHER EDUCATION
Helms, Ronald G. An "exceptional" new NBPTS certificate
for special educators. Teaching exceptional children, v.
32, May 2000: 4-10.
Mayo, Ryan. Easy riders: adaptive biking makes it easier
for people with disabilities to get out and on the road.
Exceptional parent, v. 30, Apr. 2000: 55-57.
TALKING BOOK PROGRAM--LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Cylke, Frank Kurt, Judith M. Dixon, and Michael M. Moodie.
The National Library Service for the Blind and
Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress. Alexandria, v.
12, no. 2, 2000: 81-98.
Coombs, Norman. What's new in talking books? Library hi
tech, v. 18, no. 2, 2000: 191-194.
Johnson, David. Web-Braille: NLS braille books online.
Library hi tech news, v. 17, no. 6, 2000: 13-15.