Date: Winter 2001
v. 28 no. 2
The following titles have been selected from materials added
to the NLS reference collections during the fall 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.__
Facts: 2001 calendars see BRAILLE CALENDARS
Grunwald, Henry. Twilight: losing sight, gaining insight.
New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. 130p. $20.
Shaping the future: the experiences of blind and partially
sighted children and young people. New beacon, v. 84, Nov.
St. George-Hyslop, Peter H. Piecing together Alzheimer's.
Scientific American, v. 283, Dec. 2000: 76-83.
Electronic and information technology accessibility
standards. Retrieved Dec. 22, 2000.
Making educational software accessible: design guidelines
including math and science solutions. Retrieved Dec. 22,
BARRIER-FREE ARCHITECTURE--HOME DESIGN
Blaney, Beth. Home, barrier-free home. Arthritis today,
v. 14, Nov.-Dec. 2000: 68-72.
Braille: into the next millennium. Washington: National
Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped and
Friends of Libraries for Blind and Physically Handicapped
Individuals in North America, 2000. 600p. Free.
Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind
and Physically Handicapped. Facts: 2001 calendars.
Compiled by Ruth Nussbaum. Washington: 2000. 6p. Free.
Schroeder, Frederic K. Braille usage: perspectives of
legally blind adults and policy implications for school
administrators. Retrieved Oct. 2, 2000.
Nisbet, Robert E. Buying a personal computer, part 2.
Vision enhancement, v. 5,summer 2000: 147-153.
Children and adults with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity
Disorder (CHADD). Answers to parent questions about
ADD/ADHD. Exceptional parent, v. 30, Oct. 2000: 60-65.
Adapting motor vehicles for people with disabilities.
Retrieved Oct. 5, 2000.
Oder, Norman. E-audio is on the horizon. Library journal,
v. 125, Nov. 15, 2000:42-43.
Blanck, Peter David, ed. Employment, disability, and the
Americans with Disabilities Act: issues in law, public
policy, and research. Evanston, IL: Northwestern
University Press, 2000. 488p. $29.95.
Shinnar, Shlomo. Prognosis for epilepsy. Contemporary
issues in epilepsy, part 1. Exceptional parent, v. 30, Dec.
2000: 88-89, 93-97.
GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS--DISABLED
Creating options: a resource on financial aid for students
with disabilities. Washington: Heath Resource Center,
American Council on Education, 2000. 15p. [pamphlet].
Free.(One Dupont Circle NW, DC 20036).
GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS--VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Student guide, 2001-2002. Washington: Student Financial
Assistance, U.S.Department of Education, 2000. Free. (P.O.
Box 84, DC 20044-0084). Available in braille and CD-ROM.
Also available on the Internet at
Chamalian, David. "You've got access." Exceptional parent,
v. 30, Nov. 2000:46, 48-50.
LIBRARY SERVICES--HEARING IMPAIRED
Baquis, David. Accessibility of library and information
services for hard of hearing people. Library hi tech news,
v. 17, no. 8, 2000: 36-38.
Johnck, Didrik. Climbing next door to the top of the world:
the Ama Dablam 2000 NFB Expedition. Braille monitor, v.
43, Oct. 2000: 790-796.
Weihenmayer, Erik. Climbing in thin air: an interim report.
Braille monitor, v. 43, Oct. 2000: 784-789.
PARENTS AND DISABLED CHILDREN
Thompson, Charlotte E. Raising a handicapped child: a
helpful guide for parents of the physically disabled.
Revised and expanded ed. New York, NY: Oxford University
Press, 2000. 274p. $15.95.
Walhof, Ramona. Color. Braille monitor, v. 43, Dec. 2000:
Massof, Robert W., and Lorraine Lidoff, eds. Issues in low
vision rehabilitation: service delivery, policy, and
funding. New York, NY: AFB Press, 2001. 354p. $32.95.
(AFB Press, American Foundation for the Blind, 11 Penn
Plaza, Suite 300, 10001).
On the move. PN/Paraplegia news, v. 54, Sept. 2000: 21-25.
Axelson, Peter. It's all downhill. Sports 'n spokes, v.
26, Nov. 2000: 49-55.
SOCIAL SECURITY PROGRAMS
Gashel, James. Social security, SSI, and Medicare facts for
2001. Braille monitor, v. 43, Dec. 2000: 996-999.
TALKING BOOK PROGRAM--LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Gunde, Michael G. Seven predictions for improved automation
services in talking book libraries. Interface, v. 22, fall
TICKET TO WORK AND WORK INCENTIVES IMPROVEMENT
ACT OF 1999, P.L. 106-170
Your ticket to work. PN/Paraplegia news, v. 54, Oct. 2000:
EP's toys 2000. Exceptional parent, v. 30, Oct. 2000: 21-
Senator, Susan. Choosing toys for a child with autism.
Exceptional parent, v. 30, Oct. 2000: 40-43.
Toy Manufacturers of America. Play it safe this season:
tips for toy safety. Exceptional parent, v. 30, Dec. 2000:
Guide to toys for children who are blind or visually
impaired, 2000-2001. New York, NY: American Toy Institute
and American Foundation for the Blind, 2000. 26p. Free.
(American Toy Institute, 1115 Broadway, Suite 400, 10010).
VENDING FACILITIES PROGRAM
Worley, Kevan. Hope for a new day in the Business
Enterprise Program. Braille monitor, v. 43, Nov. 2000:
VISION SUBSTITUTION SYSTEMS
Scialli, Peter M. Looking into artificial vision for the
blind. Braille monitor, v. 43, Nov. 2000: 882-886.