Date: Fall 2006
v. 34, no.1
The following titles have been selected from materials added to the NLS reference
collections during summer 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
Current strategic business plan for the implementation of digital systems see
Talking-Book Program--Library of Congress--Digital Talking-Book Players
Adjustment by People with Visual Impairments
Bennett, Leslie. Embracing blindness. Braille forum, v. 45, July Aug. 2006: 17 22.
African Americans with Disabilities
Skiba, Russell J., and others. Disparate access: the disproportionality of African
American students with disabilities across educational environments. Exceptional
children, v. 72, summer 2006: 411 424.
Assistive Technology Products--Deaf Blind
Pasupathy, Meenakshi. Overcoming two obstacles: technology for students who are
deaf-blind. Future reflections, v. 25, summer 2006: 6 9.
Assistive Technology Products for People with Visual Impairments
Tindell, Mike. Technology and life skills: a beginner's guide to access technology
for blind students: part 2. Future reflections, v. 25, summer 2006: 23 25.
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Even in ADD, girls are different than boys. LDA newsbriefs, v. 41, May June 2006:
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Schnoes, Connie, and others. ADAH among students receiving special education
services: a national survey. Exceptional children, v. 72, summer 2006: 483 496.
Attitudes toward People With Disabilities
Longoria, Leonel, and Irmo Marini. Perceptions of children's attitudes toward peers
with a severe physical disability. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 72, July Sept. 2006:
White, Michael J., Vance Jackson, and Phyllis Gordon. Implicit and explicit
attitudes toward athletes with disabilities. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 72, July Sept.
2006: 33 40.
Barrier-Free Architecture--Home Design
Leiataua, Leilani, and Nikki Prevenslik Bosley. New Jersey accessible home may be
the wave of the future. EP magazine, v. 36, July 2006: 22 24.
Schwab, Charles. Bathroom home modifications. EP magazine, v. 36, July 2006:
Biography of Blind People--Braille, Louis
* Mellor, C. Michael. Louis Braille: a touch of genius. Boston: National Braille
Press, 2006. 133p. $35. Also available in braille (4 vols).
* Holbrook, M. Cay, ed. Children with visual impairments: a parents' guide. 2d ed.
Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2006. 434p. $18.95. (6510 Bells Mill Road,
* Lewis, Sandra. A closer look at the population of individuals with visual
impairment in Florida. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 72, July Sept. 2006:
Ekstrom, Katherin. How many blind and partially sighted people are there? NB,
issue 8, Aug. 2006: 23 28.
Martin, Sieglinde. Teaching motor skills to children with cerebral palsy and similar
movement disorders: a guide for parents and professionals. Bethesda, MD:
Woodbine House, 2006. 237p. $19.95.
Rapp, Clyde E. "My child with cerebral palsy is now an adult. Will his medical
problems change?" EP magazine, v. 36, July 2006: 62 66.
Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV)
Bird, James. Technology: video magnifiers. NB, issue 7, July 2006: 20 23 and
Technology: video magnifiers the future. NB, issue 8, Aug. 2006: 30 33.
College Students with Disabilities
Myers, Karen A. Campus voices: from the lab. Dialogue, v. 45, July Aug. 2006:
Early identification of speech-language delays and disorders. LD online for July
2006. Retrieved Aug. 17, 2006. www.ldonline.org/article/6231?theme=print.
Diabetes--Care and Treatment
Kuell, Chris. Tips for the newly blind diabetic. Dialogue, v. 45, July Aug. 2006:
Digital Talking Books
Beach, Robert Lee. How to pick a DAISY: DAISY books and players. Part two:
choosing a DAISY software player. Dialogue, v. 45, July Aug. 2006: 44 50.
National Health Information Center. 2006 Federal health information centers and
clearinghouses. Retrieved July 20, 2006. www.health.gov/NHIC/Pubs/
National Health Information Center. 2006 Toll-free numbers for health information.
Retrieved July 20, 2006. www.health.gov/NHIC/Pubs/tollfree.htm.
Reference guides for individuals with disabilities. Retrieved July 19, 2006.
Driving by Senior Adults
Ball, Karlene K. Driving in an aging society: innovations in technology.
Generations, v. 30, summer 2006: 31 37.
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), P.L. 101-476
Highlights of key provisions. LD online for Sept. 2006. Retrieved Nov. 6, 2006.
IDEA 2004. LD online for Sept. 2006. Retrieved Nov. 6, 2006.
Kurzweil Reading Systems
Gashel, James. The Kurzweil National Federation of the Blind reader:
the revolution is here! Future reflections, v. 25, summer 2006: 19 22.
Hill, Nanci Milone. The care and keeping of friends groups. Public libraries, v. 45,
July Aug. 2006: 20 25.
Library Services--Senior Adults
Ahlvers, Alicia. Older adults and readers' advisory. Reference and user services
quarterly, v. 45, summer 2006: 305 312.
Tuncer, A. Tuba, and Banu Altunay. The effect of a summarization-based
cumulative retelling strategy on listening comprehension of college students with
visual impairments. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 100, June 2006:
Mainstreaming in Education for Blind Children
Castellano, Carol. Making it work: educating the blind-visually impaired student in
the regular classroom. Future reflections, v. 25, summer 2006: 37 38.
Orientation and Mobility Training
Emerson, Robert S. Wall, and Anne L. Corn. Orientation and mobility content for
children and youths: a Delphi approach pilot study. Journal of visual impairment and
blindness, v. 100, June 2006: 331 342.
Rehabilitation of People with Visual Impairments
Cimarolli, Verena R., Kathrin Boerner, and Shu-wen Wang. Life goals in vision
rehabilitation: are they addressed and how? Journal of visual impairment and
blindness, v. 100, June 2006: 343 352.
Space and touch: recent studies on tactile graphics and spatial imagery. British
journal of visual impairment, v. 24, May 2006: 50 100. (entire issue).
Talking-Book Program--Library of Congress--Digital Talking-Book Players
* Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically
Handicapped. Current strategic business plan for the implementation of digital
systems. Washington, 2006. 57p. Free. Also available online at
Textbooks in Special Formats
Instructional resource centers for the blind and visually impaired: membership
directory (August 9, 2006). Retrieved Aug. 23, 2006. www.tsbvi/edu/
Theater and Audiences with Disabilities
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts accessibility guide: services for people with
disabilities. New York, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 2006. Rev. ed. 40p.
Free. Large print. (70 Lincoln Center Plaza, 10023).
Visual Experiences of Blind People
Dulin, David, and Yvette Hatwell. The effects of visual experience and training in
raised line materials on the mental spatial imagery of blind persons. Journal of visual
impairment and blindness, v. 100, July 2006: 414 423.
Vocational Rehabilitation of People with Visual Impairments
Cavenaugh, Brenda S., J. Martin Giesen, and Bernard A. Steinman. Contextual
effects of race or ethnicity on acceptance for vocational rehabilitation of consumers
who are legally blind. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 100, July 2006: