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NLS-REPORTS August 2006

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Added Entries --SUMMER 2006 (v.33 no.4)

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       ADDED ENTRIES
       
       
       
     
                                                
                                                
        
        Date: Summer 2006                                                 
        v. 33, no.4
                       
        
        The following titles have been selected from materials added to the NLS reference
        collections during spring 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
        specifically indicated.__
        

        _NLS Publications
        Assistive technology products for information access see Assistive Technology_
               
                     
        
        Adaptive Products for People with Disabilities Communication
        Mattlin, Ben. Look, Ma no hands! New mobility, v. 17, Apr. 2006: 46-50.
        
        Assistive Technology
        *2006 Accessworld guide to assistive technology products. New York: AFB Press,
        2006. 229p. Large print. $24.95.
        
        A beginner's guide to access technology for blind students: part one. Future
        reflections, v. 25, winter spring 2006: 29-35.
        
	*Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically
        Handicapped. Assistive technology products for information access. Compiled by
        Carol Strauss. Washington, 2006. 28p. Free. (reference circular 06-01). Also available
        online at www.loc.gov/nls/reference/circulars/assistive.html.
        
        Philips, Carolyn. A closer look: how Georgians with special needs are making a
        difference by increasing awareness and access to assistive technology. EP magazine, v.
        36, June 2006: 34-38.
        
        Attitudes toward Blind People
        Castellano, Carol. "Blindness awareness" for the class. Future reflections, v. 25,
        winter spring 2006: 23-25.
        
        Audio Description
        Peters, Tom, and Lori Bell. Audio description adds value to digital images. Computers
        in libraries, v. 26, Apr. 2006: 26-28.
        
        Biography of Deaf-Blind People--Keller, Helen
        *Hess, Aimee. Helen Keller. Petaluma, CA: Pomegranate Communications, Inc., in
        association with the Library of Congress, 2006. 64p. $12.95. (Box 808022, 94975).
        
        Blind Children
        Pierce, Barbara. The blind child: part of the family, part of the world. Future
        reflections, v. 25, winter spring 2006: 50-53.
        
        Blindness in Literature
        Bolt, David. Caught in the chasm: literary representation and suicide among people
        with impaired vision. British journal of visual impairment, v.23, Sept. 2005: 117-121.
        
        Braille--History
        *Wittenstein, Stuart H. A look back: 100 years of braille and communication media.
        Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 100, Apr. 2006: 197-202.
        
        Braille--Reading
        *Cooper, Holly L. A brief history of tactile writing systems for readers with blindness
        and visual impairments. Retrieved June 20, 2006.
        www.tsbvi.edu/Outreach/seehear/spring06/history.htm.
        
        Wetzel, Robin, and Marie Knowlton. Studies of braille reading rates and implications
        for the Unified English Braille Code. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v.
        100, May 2006: 275-284.
        
        Braille Code--English
        Knowlton, Marie, and Robin Wetzel. Analysis of the length of braille texts in English
        Braille American edition, the Nemeth code, and computer braille code versus the
        Unified English Braille Code. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 100, May
        2006: 267-274.
        
        Wetzel, Robin and Marie Knowlton. Focus group research on the implications of
        adopting the Unified English Braille Code. Journal of visual impairment and
        blindness, v. 100, Apr. 2006: 203-211.
        
        Career Planning for People with Visual Impairments
        Leibs, Andrew. Cultivating web resources crucial for blind job seekers. Dialogue, v.
        45, May June 2006: 27-30.
        
        Cataracts
        Cataract. Chicago, IL: Prevent Blindness America, 2005. 10p. [pamphlet]. Single copy
        free. (211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1700, 60606).
        
        College Students with Disabilities
        Myers, Karen A. Campus voices: Abigail, first-year experience. Dialogue, v. 45,
        May June 2006: 22-26.
        
        Deaf-Blind Centers and Services
        James, Debbie, Janet Soper, and Mark Gray. Providing appropriate one-to-one support
        for deaf-blind people. NB, issue 4, Apr. 2006: 34-36.
        
        Deaf-Blind Children
        *Chen, Deborah, and June Downing. Tactile learning strategies: interacting with
        children who have visual impairments and multiple disabilities. New York: AFB
        Press, 2006. Video recording. 62 min. In English and Spanish. $79.95.
        
        Diabetic Retinopathy
        Diabetic retinopathy. Chicago, IL: Prevent Blindness America, 2004. 7p. [pamphlet].
        Single copy free. (211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1700, 60606).
        
        Down Syndrome
        Bruni, Maryanne. Fine motor skills for children with Down syndrome: a guide for
        parents and professionals. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2006. 241p. 2nd ed.
        $19.95.
        
        Education for Blind Children--Foreign Countries
        French, Sally. Don't look! the history of education for partially sighted children.
        British journal of visual impairment, v. 23, Sept. 2005: 108-113.
        
        Emergency Preparedness
        Mason, Norah. Emergency preparedness for those with special needs. EP magazine, 
        v. 36, May 2006: 30-33.
        
        Ramirez, Maurice A. How to P.L.A.N. for disaster. Braille forum, v. 44, Mar. 2006: 
        2-6.
        
        Employment of People with Disabilities
        Lehmann, Ilana S. Minimum wage rates and employment of individuals with
        disabilities. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 72, Apr. May June 2006: 50-57.
        
        Employment of People with Learning Disabilities
        Latham, Patricia H., and Peter S. Latham. Attention deficit disorder in the workplace:
        employers and employees partners in progress. LDA newsbriefs, v. 41, Mar. Apr.
        2006: 10.
        
        Eye Diseases
        Signs of possible eye trouble in adults: common eye diseases in adults.   Chicago, IL:
        Prevent Blindness America, 2004. 2p. [pamphlet]. Single copy free. (211 West Wacker
        Drive, Suite 1700, 60606).
        
        Signs of possible eye trouble in children: children's eye problems. Chicago, IL:
        Prevent Blindness America, 2005. 2p. [pamphlet]. Single copy free.
        
        Glaucoma
        Guide for people with glaucoma. Chicago, IL: Prevent Blindness America, 2003. 22p.
        [booklet]. Single copy free.
        
        Open angle glaucoma. Chicago: IL: Prevent Blindness America, 2004. 5p. [pamphlet].
        Single copy free.
        
        Homemaking Skills
        Del Boccio, Ronda. The cutting edge: low-vision kitchen safety. Dialogue, v. 45,
        May June 2006: 49-52.
        
        Housing--Senior Adults
        Supportive housing for an aging society. Generations, v. 29, winter 2005 2006: 5-82.
        (entire issue).
        
        Independent Living
        Moore, J. Elton, and others. Functional outcomes and consumer satisfaction in the
        independent living program for older individuals who are blind. Journal of visual
        impairment and blindness, v. 100, May 2006: 285-294.
        
        Legislation for Blind People
        The blind educate Congress. Future reflections, v. 25, winter spring 2006: 43-47.
        
        Library Services for People with Visual Impairments
        Steer, Michael, and Leonie Cheetham.  Audio from orbit: the future of libraries for
        individuals who are blind or vision impaired. British journal of visual impairment, v.
        23, Sept. 2005: 114-116.
        
        Parents of Children with Disabilities
        Baskin, Amy, and Heather Fawcett. More than a mom: living a full and balanced life
        when your child has special needs. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2006. 487p.
        $18.95. (6510 Bells Mill Rd, 20817).
        
        Social Skills of People with Visual Impairments
        Sacks, Sharon Z., and Karen E. Wolffe, eds. Teaching social skills to students with
        visual impairments: from theory to practice. New York: AFB Press, 2006. 519p.
        $49.95.
        
        Talking-Book Program--Library of Congress
        Prine, Stephen, and George F. Thuronyi. The National Library Service for the Blind
        and Physically Handicapped. In Encyclopedia of the Library of Congress: for
        Congress, the nation, and the world. Washington: Library of Congress in association
        with Bernan Press, 2004. p. 39-43.
        
        Textbooks in Special Formats
        Emerson, Robert Wall, Anne Corn, and Mary Ann Siller. Trends in braille and large-
        print production in the United States: 2000-2004. Journal of visual impairment and
        blindness, v. 100, Mar. 2006: 137-151.
        
        Travel by Children with Disabilities
        Traveling with a child with special needs: preparation is the key to success.\
        EP magazine, v. 36, May 2006: 75-76.
        
        Web Accessibility
        Hackett, Stephanie, and Bambang Parmanto. Usability of AcceSS for web site
        accessibility. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 100, Mar. 2006: 173-181.
        
        White Canes
        Honan, Michael. What a cane can do for you. Sharing solutions (Lighthouse
        International), spring 2006: 1-3.
        
        
        
        

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