Date: Summer 2003 v.
30, no. 4
The following titles have been selected from materials added to the NLS
reference collections during the spring of 2003. 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
Facts: selected sources for electronic texts see ELECTRONIC BOOKS
Doyle, Ray H., Charlotte G. Dixon, and Corey L. Moore. Expanding
rehabilitation services to meet the legal needs of aging Americans.
Journal of rehabilitation, v. 69, Apr.-May-June 2003: 49-54.
AGED WITH HEARING IMPAIREMENTS
Cienkowski, Kathleen M. Auditory aging: a look at hearing loss in older
adults. Hearing loss, v. 24, May-June 2003: 12-15.
Raymer, John M. Guidelines for caregivers: meeting the needs of elders with
hearing loss. Hearing loss, v. 24, May-June 2003: 18-20.
Guidance concerning service animals in air transportation. Retrieved June 19,
Newlin, Robin Briggs. Paws for reading. School library journal, v. 49,
June 2003: 43.
Bowe, Frank G. Broadband and Americans with disabilities. Retrieval April
14, 2003. <http://people.hofstra.edu/faculty/frank_g_bowe/bb>.
Selverstone, Harriet. Tech for kids with disabilities: new assistive
technologies are leveling the playing field. School library journal, v. 49, June
Henninger, Megan. Autism reading list. EP magazine, v. 33, Apr. 2003: 57-
BANKS AND BANKING
Feingold, Lainey. You can bank on it, part 2: advocacy, outreach, and legal
authority for talking ATMs. AccessWorld, v. 4, Mar. 2003: 37-43.
BARRIER-FREE ARCHITECTURE--HOME DESIGN
Hill, Suzette, Amy Brayfield, and Lissa Poirot. By design: all the comforts of
home. Arthritis today, v. 17, May-June 2003: 72-79.
BIOGRAPHY DEAF-BLIND HELEN KELLER
Ozick, Cynthia. What Helen Keller saw. Retrieved June 12, 2003.
Sprohar, Luj. Blindness: what I cannot do myself, time does. Ragged edge,
July-Aug. 2003: 23-27.
CAMPS AND CAMPING FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Discover camp: considerations for sending your child with a disability to camp
for the first time. Chicago, IL: National Center on Physical Activity and
Disability (NCPAD), 2003. 26p. [pamphlet]. Free. (1640 West Roosevelt
Road, Suite 711, 60608).
CAREERS FOR PEOPLE WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS
Beck-Winchatz, Bernhard. Can blind people be astronomers? Future
reflections, v. 22, Apr. 2003: 63-66.
COMPUTERS AND AGED
Bradley, Natalie, and William Poppen. Assistive technology, computers and
Internet may decrease sense of isolation for homebound elderly and disabled
persons. Technology and disability, v. 15, no. 1, 2003: 19-25.
DENTAL CARE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Patel, Shivani, and others. Dental health services: are they fit for people with
sight problems? New beacon, v. 87, May 2003: 28-33.
DIGITAL TALKING BOOKS
Forward-looking network initiatives complement digital progress at NLS.
News, v. 34, Jan.-Mar. 2003: 1-5.
Resources for adults with disabilities. NICHCY briefing paper, transition
guide no. 1, 2003: 1-11 (entire issue). Also available online at
DISABILITIES IN MEDIA
Access Hollywood: disability in recent film and television. New mobility,
v. 14, May 2003: 22-25.
Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically
Handicapped. Facts: selected sources for electronic texts. Compiled by
Carol Strauss and Judy Dixon. Washington, 2003. 8p. Free. Also available
online at <www.loc.gov/nls/reference/factsheets/etexts.html>.
Wilson, Ruth. Displaying digital information on paper-like devices.
Retrieved Mar. 26, 2003.
EYE DISEASES IN CHILDREN
Common visual impairments in young children. Future reflections,
v. 22, Apr. 2003: 25-30.
LIBRARY SERVICES AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Holt, Cynthia, and Wanda Hole. Training rewards and challenges of serving
library users with disabilities. Public libraries, v. 42, Jan.-Feb. 2003: 34-37.
Mates, Barbara T. AccessAbility @ Cleveland Public Library. Public
libraries, v. 42, Jan.-Feb. 2003: 28-31.
McCain, Mimi. What's so special about special needs? Public libraries,
v. 42, Jan.-Feb. 2003: 51-54.
Quezada, Shelley. Nothing about me without me: planning for library services
for people with disabilities. Public libraries, v. 42, Jan.-Feb. 2003: 42-46.
Werle, Marsha. Challenge your library to serve challenged individuals.
Public libraries, v. 42, Jan.-Feb. 2003: 16-17.
Will, Barbara. Nothing about me without me: planning for library services for
people with disabilities. Interface, v. 25, summer 2003: 5.
LIBRARY SERVICES AND PEOPLE WITH HEARING
McKenna, Janet. Huh? What? Interacting with your hard of hearing patrons.
Public libraries, v. 42, Jan.-Feb. 2003: 9-11.
Noland, Abigail. How Cleveland serves the deaf community. Public libraries,
v. 42, Jan.-Feb. 2003: 20-21.
Rodriguez, Rosa, and Monica Reed. Our deaf family needs to read, too.
Public libraries, v. 42, Jan.-Feb. 2003: 38-41.
MOTOR VEHICLES AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Automotive dreams. New mobility, v. 14, June 2003: 58-59.
Gerritsen, Bryan. Lighting up your night life. AccessWorld, v. 4, Mar. 2003:
PARENTS AND CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
Parenting a child with special needs. NICHCY news digest, ND 20 (3rd ed.),
2003: 1-15 (entire issue). Also available online at <www.nichcy.org/
SAFETY AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Kailes, June Isaacson. Emergency evacuation preparedness: taking
responsibility for your safety: a guide for people with disabilities and other
activity limitations. Pomona, CA: Center for Disability Issues and the Health
Professions, Western University of Health Sciences, 2002. $24. 36p. (309
East Second Street, 91766). Also available online at <www.cdihp.org/
Benshoff, John J., Laura K. Harrawood, and Darwin Shane Koch. Substance
abuse and the elderly: unique issues and concerns. Journal of rehabilitation, v.
69, Apr.-May-June 2003: 43-48.
2003 update on the Instructional Materials Accessibility Act (IMAA). Future
reflections, v. 22, Apr. 2003: 18-19.
Norman, Melora Ranney. Universal design and public libraries. American
libraries, v. 34, May 2003: 5.