Date: Spring 2002
v. 29, no. 3
The following titles have been selected from materials added
to the NLS reference collections during the winter 2002.
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: Web-Braille see WEB-BRAILLE__
Older Americans 2000: key indicators of well-being.
Hyattsville, MD: Federal Interagency Forum on
Aging-Related Statistics, [n.d.]. 114p. Free.
(NIA Information Center, P.O. Box
8057, Gaithersburg, MD 20892). Also available on the
AGED WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS
-- Vision problems in the U.S.: prevalence of adult vision
impairment and age- related eye diseases in America.
Bethesda, MD: National Eye Institute and Prevent Blindness America,
2002. 36p. Free. (2020 Vision Place, 20892-3655). Also
available on the Internet at
Koch, D. Shane, Michael Nelipovich, and Zach Sneed.
Alcohol and other drug abuse as coexisting disabilities:
considerations for counselors serving individuals who are
blind or visually impaired. RE:view, v. 33, winter 2002:
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, P.L. 101-336
Frank, John Jay. What are we teaching about the
Americans with Disabilities Act and what is missing?
RE:view, v. 33, winter 2002: 171-181.
Hendler, Gail Y., and Patricia E. Gallagher. Rx for
aching joints: arthritis collections. Library journal,
v. 127, Jan. 2002: 59-62.
ASSISTIVE DEVICES FOR DAILY LIVING
Duffy, Maureen A. Making life more livable: simple
adaptations for living at home after vision loss. Revised
and updated. New York, NY: AFB Press, 2002. 132p.
[large print]. $24.95. (11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300, 10001).
Autism questions and answers for health professionals:
autism research at the NICHD. Rockville, MD: National
Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 2001. 12p.
[pamphlet]. (NICHD Clearinghouse, P.O. Box 3006, 20847).
Pawletko. Terese. Social skills: IEP goals for students
with visual impairments and Asperger's syndrome.
Retrieved Mar. 14, 2002.
Pawletko, Terese, and Lorraine Rocissano. Autism in the
visually impaired child. Retrieved Mar. 14, 2002.
-- Braille bug site. Retrieved Jan. 7, 2002.
CAREER PLANNING FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
Wonacott, Michael E. Students with disabilities in
career and technical education. ERIC digest no. 230, 2001. 2p.
Retrieved Feb. 6, 2002. <www.ericacve.org/digests.asp>.
CAREERS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Bolles, Richard Nelson, and Dale Susan Brown. Job-
hunting for the so-called handicapped or people who have disabilities.
2nd revised ed. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 2001. 159p.
$12.95. (P.O. Box 7123, 94707).
CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES--DIRECTORIES
Knowledge is power: 2002 resource guide. Exceptional
parent, v. 32, Jan. 2002: 22-185 (entire issue).
COMPUTERS AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Hudson, Laura. A new age of accessibility. Supplement
to Library journal, v. 127, winter 2002: 19-21.
DIGITAL REFERENCE SERVICES
Puacz, Jeanne Holba. Catching (and keeping!) e-patrons.
Computers in libraries , v. 22, Jan. 2002: 12-14, 71-72.
EDUCATION AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES--ACCOMMODATION
Accessibility in schools. Washington: National
Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities, 2001.
17p. Free. [booklet]. (1090 Vermont Avenue NW,
Suite 700, 20005-4905). Also available on the Internet
EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH MULTIPLE DISABILITIES
Klein, M. Diane, Deborah Chen, and C. Michele Haney.
Promoting learning through active interaction: a guide to early
communication with young children who have multiple
disabilities. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publ. Co.,
2000. 87+p. $34.95.
-- EMPLOYMENT AND PEOPLE WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS
Kendrick, Deborah. Health care professionals who are
blind or visually impaired. New York, NY: AFB Press, 2001.
126p. [Jobs that matter series]. [large print]. $21.95.
(11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300, 10001).
Morrison, Eric. Fifteen reflections on services to
students with disabilities.
CAREERS & the disABLED, v. 16, winter 2001-2002: 49-51.
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT (IDEA),
deBettencourt, Laurie U. Understanding the differences
between IDEA and section 504. Teaching exceptional children,
v. 34,Jan.-Feb. 2002: 16-23.
Johnson, David R. Challenges facing secondary education
and transition services for youth with disabilities in the United
States. Teaching exceptional children, v. 34, Jan.-Feb.
Roads to learning: final report, 1996-2001. Retrieved
Dec. 18, 2001.
Dusling, Kevin, and Mark M. Uslan. Choosing a screen
AccessWorld, v. 2, Nov. 2001: 12-20 and v. 3, Jan.
-- MINORITIES WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS
Milian, Madeline, and Jane N. Erin. Diversity and visual
impairment: the influence of race, gender, religion, and ethnicity on
New York, NY: AFB Press, 2001. $45.95. 453p.
Euro design and visually impaired people: how to
recognize euro notes and coins. New beacon, v. 85,
Feb. 2002: 34-39.
SPECIAL EDUCATION--TEACHER EDUCATION
Personnel preparation programs. Retrieved Jan. 28, 2002.
Eriksson, Yvonne. How to make tactile pictures
understandable to the blind reader. Retrieved Oct. 24, 2001.
-- Library of Congress. National Library Service for the
Blind and Physically Handicapped. Facts: Web-Braille.
Washington, 2001.2p. Free. Also available on the Internet at