Date: Summer 2004
v. 31, no. 4
The following titles have been selected from materials added to the NLS reference
collections during the spring of 2004. 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
Deaf-blindness: national organizations and resources see
What's new? see TALKING BOOK PROGRAM--LIBRARY OF
Abstracts of current research projects and publication list. New York: Arlene R.
Gordon Research Institute, Lighthouse International, 2003. 121p. Free. (111 East
59th Street, 10022). <www.lighthouse.org/research_program.htm>.
Orr, Alberta L., and Priscilla A. Rogers. Self-advocacy skills training for older
individuals who are visually impaired. New York: AFB Press, 2003. One volume
with accompanying computer disk. $59.95. (11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300, 10001).
Orr, Alberta L., and Priscilla A. Rogers. Solutions for everyday living for older
people with visual impairments. New York: AFB Press, 2002. 1 VHS, 34 mins.
Vale, Dan. Unseen: neglect, isolation, and household poverty amongst older
people with sight loss. London, UK: RNIB, 2004. 27p. Free. [monograph].
(105 Judd Street,WC1H 9NE). Also available in alternative format and online at
Bell, Lori. Product pipeline. Netconnect, spring 2004: 10-11.
Gill, John. Access-ability: making technology more useable by people with
disabilities. London, UK: RNIB, 2004. 38p. Free.
Goddard, Marti. Access through technology. Netconnect, spring 2004: 2-6.
Bruey, Carolyn T. Demystifying autism spectrum disorders: a guide to diagnosis
for parents and professionals. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2004. 204p. $16.95.
(6510 Bell Mills Road, 20817).
Volkmar, Fred R., and Lisa A. Wiesner. Healthcare for children on the autism
spectrum: a guide to nutritional and behavioral issues. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine
House, 2004. 376p. $21.95.
Sardegna, Jill, and others. The encyclopedia of blindness and vision
impairments. 2nd ed. New York: Facts on File Inc., 2002. 1 v. $65.
Clunies-Ross, Louise. Braille: a living language. New beacon, v. 88, Mar. 2004:
Wormsley, Diane. Braille literacy: a functional approach. New York: AFB
Press, 2004. 124p. [large print]. $29.95. (11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300, 10001).
CLOTHING AND PEOPLE WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS
Benson, Stephen O. Clothing, grooming, and social acceptability: part 2. Future
reflections, v. 23, spring-summer 2004: 59-62.
COMPUTERS AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Mates, Barbara. T. Computer technologies to aid special audiences. Library
technology reports, v. 40, May-June 2004: 6-96. (entire issue).
Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically
Handicapped. Deaf-blindness: national organizations and resources. Washington,
2004. 21p. Free. Also available online at
DIGITAL TALKING BOOKS
Peters, Thomas A. Project HAL (handheld accessible libraries) final report.
Rev. (Prepared for the Mid-Illinois Talking Book Center). Retrieved June 22, 2004.
Olney, Marjorie F., and others. Do you have a disability? a population-based test
of acceptance, denial, and adjustment among adults with disabilities in the U.S.
Journal of rehabilitation, v. 70, Jan.-Feb.-Mar. 2004: 4-9.
ECONOMICS OF DISABILITY
Updating the Hu 1981 estimates of the economic costs of visual disorders and
disabilities. Retrieved June 23, 2004.
EDUCATION FOR BLIND CHILDREN
Erin, Jane N. When you have a visually impaired student with multiple
disabilities in your classroom: a guide for teachers. New York: AFB Press, 2004.
111p. $14.95. (11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300, 10001).
Goodman, Stephen A., and Stuart H. Wittenstein, eds. Collaborative assessment:
working with students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with
additional disabilities. New York: AFB Press, 2003. 430p. $49.95.
EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
Orelove, Fred. P., Dick Sobsey, and Rosanne K. Silberman. Educating children
with multiple disabilities: a collaborative approach. 4th ed. Baltimore, MD: Paul H.
Brooks, 2004. 653p. $45.
Vision loss from eye diseases will increase as Americans age. Retrieved June 23,
GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Student aid audio guide. Washington: U. S. Department of Education, Federal
Student Aid, 2004. Free. [Computer disk]. (830 First Street NE, DC 20202).
Courtney, Richard A. Tax basics for families with special needs. EP magazine,
v. 34, Mar. 2004: 73-76.
Lovelace, Renee Colwill. Finding more funding for your child's special needs
trust. EP magazine, v. 34, May 2004: 83-84, 86.
National Center for Assisted Living. Assisted living state regulatory review
2004. Retrieved June 16, 2004. <www.ncal.org/about/
INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM (IEP)
Individualized education program (IEP): some suggestions to consider. EP
magazine, v. 34, May 2004: 76-78.
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT (IDEA),
Attention deficit disorders and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
EP magazine, v. 34, Mar. 2004: 35-39.
Murphy, Frank. IDEA re-authorization update. EP magazine, v. 34, Mar. 2004:
Honnold, RoseMary, and Saralyn A. Mesaros. Serving seniors: a how-to-do-it
manual for librarians. New York: Neal-Schuman Publ., 2004. 249p. $59.95. [How-
to-do-it manual for librarians no. 127].
Lueck, Amanda Hall, ed. Functional vision: a practitioner's guide to evaluation
and intervention. New York: AFB Press, 2004. 520p. $59.95.
Beck-Winchatz, Bernhard. Exploring the universe by touch. Future reflections,
v. 23, spring-summer 2004: 47-51.
Brady, Frank B. A singular view: the art of seeing with one eye. Revised 6th ed.
Vienna, VA: Michael O. Hughes, 2004. 129p. $15. [large print]. (307B Maple
Avenue West, 22180).
Johnson, Kurt L., and others. Medical, psychological, social, and programmatic
barriers to employment for people with multiple sclerosis. Journal of rehabilitation,
v. 70, Jan.-Feb.-Mar. 2004: 38-49.
Putting a face on MS. PN-paraplegia news, v. 58, June 2004: 28-31.
NATIVE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
Johnston, S. Laurance. Native-American healing, part 1. PN-paraplegia news,
v. 58, June 2004: 32-35.
NEW FREEDOM INITIATIVE (G.W. BUSH PROGRAM) 2001
New Freedom Initiative: a progress report. Retrieved Mar. 13, 2004.
TALKING BOOK PROGRAM--LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically
Handicapped. What's new? Washington, 2004. 5p. Free. Also available online at
THEATER AND PERFORMERS WITH DISABILITIES
Healy, Patrick. Listening to the script: a blind professor's passion for the theater.
Future reflections, v. 23, spring-summer 2004: 56-58.
TRAVEL FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Information for visitors with disabilities 2004. Swindon, UK: Access for All
Office, The National Trust, 2004. 55p. Free. (Rowan, Kembrey Park,
Travel options today: special section. PN-paraplegia news, v.58, June 2004:
VOTING AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
ADA checklist for polling places. Retrieved Apr. 20, 2004.
Glazer, Deborah. Choosing a wheelchair. PN-paraplegia news, v. 58, Mar. 2004: 21-
Mobility is the bottom line. PN-paraplegic news, v. 58, Mar. 2004: 23-25.
Ianuzzi, Jody W. Customize your cane. Future reflections, v. 23, spring-summer