Date: Spring 2006
vol. 33, no.3
The following titles have been selected from materials added to the NLS reference
collections during winter 2006. 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
Address list: regional and subregional libraries for the blind and physically
handicapped, March 2006 see TALKING BOOK PROGRAM--
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Facts: books for blind and physically handicapped individuals, 2006 see
TALKING BOOK PROGRAM--LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Philander, John H., and Leslie Swartz. Needs, barriers, and concerns regarding HIV
prevention among South Africans with visual impairments: a key informant study.
Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 100, Feb. 2006: 111-115.
Arts for People with Visual Impairments
Cunningham, Ann. Artistically expressing emotions: art materials and techniques
for a tactile arts class. Future reflections, convention report 2005, v. 24, Jan. 2006:
Cunningham, Ann. Arts and emotions: a tactile art activity. Future reflections,
convention report 2005, v. 24, Jan. 2006: 21-22.
Peters, Tom, and Lori Bell. Accessible IT: intros, issues, and opportunities.
Computers in libraries, v. 26, Jan. 2006: 24-27.
Williams, John Michael. Assistive technology has changed the world for people
with disabilities. EP magazine, v. 36, Jan. 2006: 20-22, 24, 26-28, 30.
Attitudes toward People with Disabilities
Brostrand, H.L. Tilting at windmills: changing attitudes toward people with
disabilities. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 72, Jan.-Mar. 2006: 4-9.
Barrier-free Architecture--Universal Design
Fleishman, Sandra. Adapting your home to maximize mobility. Washington Post,
Sat., Feb. 18, 2006, F1, F4, F6-F8. Also available online at
Linda Lucas Walling collection: materials for and/or about children with
d isabilities. Retrieved Mar. 2006. www.libsci.sc.edu/
Celeste, Marie. Play behaviors and social interactions of a child who is blind: in
theory and practice. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 100, Feb. 2006:
Lunsford, Scott. The debate within: authority and the discourse of blindness.
Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 100, Jan. 2006: 26-35.
Blindness in Media
Bolt, David. Caught in the chasm: literary representation and suicide among people
with impaired vision. British journal of visual impairment, v. 23, no. 3, 2005: 117-
Camps and Camping for People with Visual Impairments
Maurer, Matt. Rocket on!: excitement, challenge, and growth. Future reflections,
convention report 2005, v. 24, Jan. 2006: 28-32.
Henderson, Alison W., and Rhonda M. Williams. First a partner, then a caregiver:
tips for maintaining a good relationship with your partner-caregiver. InMotion, v.
16, Jan.-Feb. 2006: 34-35.
So far away: twenty questions for long-distance caregivers. Gaithersburg, MD:
National Institute on Aging, 2006. 44p. Free. NIH publ. no. 06-5496.
(NIA Clearinghouses, P.O. Box 8057, 20898-8057).
Kleinbeck, Connie. Tools and techniques for visual impairment. Diabetes
self-management, Jan.-Feb. 2006: 42, 44, 46, 48-51.
Digital Talking Books
DTB comparison chart. Retrieved Apr. 2006. http://nimas.cast.org/about/
Education for Blind Children
**Castellano, Carol. Making it work: educating the blind-visually impaired student
in the regular school. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2005.
227p. $35. (P.O. Box 4967, 06831).
Education for Blind Children--History
French, Sally. Don't look! The history of education for partially sighted children.
British journal of visual impairment, v. 23, 2005: 108-113.
Education for Children with Disabilities
Yell, Mitchell L., Antonis Katsiyannas, and James G. Shiner. The No Child Left
Behind Act, adequate yearly progress, and students with disabilities. Teaching
exceptional children, v. 38, Mar. 2006: 32-39.
Garcia, Maria T. Emergency preparedness for blind children. Future reflections,
convention report 2005, v. 24, Jan. 2006: 13-14.
Employment of People with Disabilities
Phillips, Lorraine J., and Alexa K. Stuifbergen. Predicting continued employment
in persons with multiple sclerosis. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 72, Jan.-Mar. 2006:
Higher Education for People with Disabilities
AHEAD E-text solutions group. Retrieved Apr. 2006. www.ahead.org/etext/
AHEAD 2005 E-text survey results. Retrieved Apr. 2006.
Sahlen, Cheryl A. Hurtubis, and Jean P. Lehmann. Requesting accommodations in
higher education. Teaching exceptional children, v. 38, Jan 2006: 28-34.
Spear-Swerling, Louis. Learning disabilities in English language learners.
LDOnline, Feb. 2006. Retrieved Feb. 2006. www.ldonline.org/
Library Services for Native Americans
Roy, Loriene, and Antony Cherian. Honoring generations: recruiting Native
students into careers in librarianship. Public libraries, v. 45, Jan.-Feb. 2006: 48-52.
Library Services for People with Disabilities
Webster, Peter, ed. Library resource sharing networks. Library trends, v. 54, winter
Age-related macular degeneration. NB, issue 3, Mar. 2006: 34-38.
Moon literacy. Retrieved Apr. 2006. www.moonliteracy.org.uk
Music for People with Disabilities
MTGIC: music therapy for people with special needs. EP magazine, v. 36, Feb.
National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAC)
**NIMAC new web site. Retrieved Apr. 2006. www.nimac.us.
Environmental correlates of physical activity among persons with motor and visual
impairments. Retrieved Mar. 2006. www.afb.org/Section.asp?
Parent-teacher resource for children with sensory impairments: promoting physical
education and recreation. Retrieved Apr. 2006. www.aph.org/pe/
Reading by People with Visual Impairments
Steinman, Bernard A., B.J. LeJeune, and B.T. Kimbrough. Developmental stages of
reading processes in children who are blind and sighted. Journal of visual
impairment and blindness, v. 100, Jan. 2006: 36-46.
Science for People with Visual Impairments
Ovadia, Ronit. Of stars and sharks: the circle of life. Future reflections, convention
report 2005, v. 24, Jan. 2006: 35-39.
Special Education--Teacher Education
Jacobson, William H. Transforming a traditional personnel preparation program in
orientation and mobility into an online program at the University of Arkansas at
Little Rock. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 99, Nov. 2005: 707-
Talking Book Program Library of Congress
**Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically
Handicapped. Address list: regional and subregional libraries for the blind and
physically handicapped, Mar. 2006. Washington, 2006. 37p. Free.
**Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically
Handicapped. Facts: books for blind and physically handicapped individuals, 2006.
Washington, 2006. 4p. Free. Also available online at
Williams, John M., and Howard McClintic. Digital technology offers new
opportunities to people with disabilities. EP magazine, v. 35, Dec. 2005: 34, 36-40.
Travel by People with Disabilities
McMahan, Kyra, and Maura Ross. Greasing the wheels: tips for accessible travel.
Total access, winter 2005: 21-23.
Thompson, Terry. Tech tips: are you talking to your computer again? Retrieved
Apr. 2006. www.washington.edu/doit/Newsletters/Jan06/11.html.
Christy, Beula, and Praveen K. Nirmalan. Acceptance of the long cane by persons
who are blind in South India. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 100,
Feb. 2006: 115-119.
Rodgers, Mark D., and Robert Wall Emerson. Materials testing in long cane
design: sensitivity, flexibility, and transmission of vibration. Journal of visual
impairment and blindness, v. 99, Nov. 2005: 696-706.