Date: Summer 2005
v. 32, no. 4
The following titles have been selected from materials added to the NLS reference
collections during spring 2005. 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
Employment of people with disabilities: a resource guide _see_ Employment of
People with Disabilities Bibliography
Reference circulars and factsheets, 2003_ see_ Talking Book Program Library of
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Miller, Robert G., Deborah Gelinas, and Patricia O'Connor. Amyotrophic lateral
sclerosis. New York: Demos Medical Publishing, 2005. 246p. $15.61.
Barrier-Free Architecture--Design Standards
Americans with Disabilities Act and Architectural Barriers Act accessibility
guidelines. Washington: United States Access Board, 2004. 304p. Free.
(1331 F Street NW, Suite 1000, DC 20004).
Chambers, Diane P. Words in my hands: a teacher, a deaf-blind man, an
unforgettable journey. Conifer, CO: Ellexa Press LLC, 2005. 262p. $15.95. (32262
Steven Way, 80433).
Biography of Leaders in Work with Blind People
Hatlen, Phil. In memoriam: Sally Mangold. Braille forum, v. 43, Mar. 2005: 5-8.
Kim Charlson: barrier buster. Library journal supplement: Movers and shakers
2005, v. 130, Mar. 15, 2005: 34.
( ) Herie, Euclid J. Journey to independence: blindness, the Canadian story.
Toronto, ON: Dundurn Group, 2005. 216p. $40.28. Available for purchase from
Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 1929 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
M4G 3E8, Canada.
Zurita, Pedro. A new look at blindness: World Blind Union 20th anniversary. The
voice of the WBU, no. 3, Dec. 2004: 20-25.
Liebana, Ismael Martinez. "One must not see in order to think better." The voice of
the WBU, no. 3, Dec. 2004: 26-31.
( )Zuckerman, Diana M. Blind adults in America: their lives and challenges
Washington: National Center for Policy Research for Women and Families,
2004. 9p. Retrieved Apr. 22, 2005. www.center4research.org/blind0204.html.
Herzberg, Tina S., Laura M. Stough, and Carolyn M. Clark. Teaching and assessing
the appropriateness of uncontracted braille. Journal of visual impairment and
blindness, v. 98, Dec. 2004: 773-779.
Dots for families: ongoing literacy for families of children with visual impairments.
Retrieved May 5, 2005. www.ed.arizona.edu/VILiteracy/default.htm.
Wells-Jensen, Sheri, Jason Wells-Jensen, and Gabrielle Belknap. Changing the
public's attitude toward braille: a grassroots approach. Journal of visual impairment
and blindness, v. 99, Mar. 2005: 133-140.
Steinman, Bernard A., and others. Transferring standard English braille skills to the
Unified English Braille Code: a pilot study. Re:view, v. 36, fall 2004: 103-111.
Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV)
Farrenkopf, Carol. Thin and sleek: a review of two flat-panel desktop CCTVs.
AccessWorld, v. 6, Mar. 2005. Retrieved Mar. 8, 2005. www.afb.org/
( )Bickford, James O. Preferences of individuals with visual impairments for the use
of person-first language. Re:view, v. 36, fall 2004: 120-126.
Education of Blind Children
Educating blind and visually impaired students: policy guidance from OSERS.
Retrieved Mar.7, 2005. www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=3&TopicID=
Education of Blind Children--History
French, Kimberly. Perkins School for the Blind. Campus history series. Charleston,
SC: Arcadia, 2004. 128p. $19.99. (420 Wando Park Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, SC
Saving lives: including people with disabilities in emergency planning. Washington:
National Council on Disability, 2005. 101p. Free. Available in alternate formats.
(1331 F Street NW, Suite 850, DC 20004). Also available online at
Employment of People with Disabilities--Bibliography
( )Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically
Handicapped. Employment of people with disabilities: a resource guide. Compiled by
Carol Strauss. Washington, 2005. 45p. Free. Also available
online at www.loc.gov/nls/reference/circulars/employment.html.
English as a Second Language (ESL) for People with Visual Impairments
Kashdan, Sylvie, Robby Barnes, and Cecilia Erin Walsh. Teaching English as a
newlanguage to visually impaired and blind ESL students: problems and possibilities.
Retrieved Mar. 4, 2005. www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=44&TopicID=
( )Every step forward: personal accounts of the unique partnerships between blind
people and their seeing eye dogs. Morristown, NJ: The Seeing Eye, Inc. 2004. 154p.
$20. (P.O. Box 375, 07963). Also available on audiocassette and on CD-ROM.
Higher Education for People with Learning Disabilities
Madaus, Joseph W. Navigating the college transition maze: a guide for students with
learning disabilities. Teaching exceptional children, v. 37, Jan.-Feb. 2005: 32-36.
Guarnaccia, Joseph B., and John Booss. An overview of MS. PN, v. 59, Feb. 2005:
Physical Education for People with Disabilities
Tripp, April, and Weimo Zhu. Assessment of students with disabilities in physical
education: legal perspectives and practices. Journal of physical education, recreation,
and dance, v. 76, Feb. 2005: 41-47.
Wilson, David J. Living with polio: the epidemic and its survivors. Chicago:
University of Chicago Press, 2005. 300p. $19.14.
Safety in the Home
Home safety for people with Alzheimer's disease. Retrieved June 14, 2005.
Social Security Programs
Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities. Social security facts. Retrieved Apr. 5,
Talking Book Program--Library of Congress
( )Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Reference circulars and factsheets, 2003. A cassette containing five
Handicapped. Reference documents published in 2003. Washington, 2005. Free.
( )Perspectives: "that all may read ...": talking books for the blind and physicall
handicapped. Public libraries v. 44, Mar.-Apr. 2005: 69-76.
Deyer, Joshua W. Decoding accessible-design terms. PN, v. 59, Jan. 2005: 24-28.
Visual Experiences of Blind People
Vanlierde, Annick, and Marie-Chantal Wanet-Defalque. The role of visual experience
in mental imagery. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 99, Mar. 2005:
Redish, Janice, and Dana Chisnell. Designing web sites for older adults: a review of
recent research. Retrieved Apr. 4, 2005. assets.aarp.org/www.aarp.org_/articles/