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NLS-REPORTS September 2008

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Added Entries v.35, no. 4 (Summer 2008)

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        ADDED ENTRIES            
                       
                              
                                                      
        
        Date: Summer 2008                                       
        
        v. 35, no. 4
                                 
        
        The following titles have been selected from materials that were added to the NLS
        reference collections during spring 2008.  Entries are arranged alphabetically,
        according to subject headings developed and used by the NLS Reference Section for
        its collections.  Prices of publications have been included wherever possible.  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
        
        Accessibility: a selective bibliography see Barrier-Free Architecture
       --Bibliography__ 
        
          
                     
        Amputation
        
        McNutt, Scott. The financial burden of limb loss. inMotion, v. 18, May June
        2008:27 28, 30, 34.
        
        Assistive Technology Products
        
        Tyler, Steve. Accessing technical products: what's around the corner? NB, issue
        28, Apr. 2008: 26 30.
        
        
        Assistive Technology Products--Bibliography
        
        * AccessWorld guide to assistive technology products 2008. New York: AFB Press,
        2008. 298p. $24.95. (P.O. Box 1020, Sewickley, PA 15143).
        
        Guidelines for the design of accessible information and communication technology
        systems. London: RNIB, 2008. 6p. Free. [pamphlet]. (105 Judd Street, WC1H
        9NE). Also available online at www.tiresias.org.
        
        Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
        
        Lavoie, Theresa. How to know if your child has ADHD or learning differences: the
        importance of an accurate diagnosis. (Part 2). EP magazine, v. 38, May 2008:
        68 69.
        
        Lavoie, Theresa. Introduction and overview of ADHD. (Part 1). EP magazine, v. 38,
        Mar. 2008: 74 75.
        
        Barrier-Free Architecture--Bibliography
        
        * Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically
        Handicapped. Accessibility: a selective bibliography. Compiled by Carol Strauss.
        2008. 21p. Free. (Reference bibliography 08-01). Also available online at 
        www.loc.gov/nls/reference/bibliographies/accessibility.html.
        
        Barrier-Free Architecture--Home Design
        
        John, Janet. Housing design: a practical approach to colour contrast. NB, issue 28,
        Apr. 2008: 22 24.
        
        Slater, Anthony. Designing for sight loss: what you should know if you're building
        or adapting homes. NB, issue 30, June 2008: 24 29.
        
        Blindness--Directories
                            
        Schlachter, Gail Ann, and R. David Weber. Funding for persons with visua
        impairments. El Dorado Hills, CA: Reference Service Press, 2008. 315p. $36.(Large
        print). (5000 Windplay Drive, Suite 4, 95762).
        
        Braille--Instruction
        
        Perspectives: reading instruction for students with visual impairments. Journal of
        visual impairment and blindness, v. 102, Apr. 2008: 197 231.
        
        Braille Code--English
        
        Dixon, Judith. BANA publishes new braille rules. Braille forum, v. 46, May
        2008: 20 24. www.acb.org/magazine/2008/bf052008-11.html. Also available in
        Braille monitor, v. 51, April 2008: 274 276. www.nfb.org/images/nfb/
        Publications/bm/bm08/bm0804/bm080405.htm.
        
        Braille Music
        
        Kendrick, Deborah. Music is his life and his livelihood: an interview with Bill
        McCann of Dancing Dots. AccessWorld, v. 9, Mar. 2008. www.afb.org/afbpress/
        pub.asp?DocID=aw090203.
        
        Computers for Senior Adults
        
        Leventhal, Jay. How to modify a computer for older people with low vision without
        spending a dime. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 102, June 2008:
        365 368.
        
        Crafts for People with Visual Impairments
        
        Brantley, Rhoda. Tips for visually impaired people who knit or crochet. Dialogue, v.
        47, May June 2008: 28 30.
        
        Digital Talking Book Players
        
        Chong, Curtis. The Victor Reader Stream: more than an iPod for the blind. Braille
        monitor, v. 51, June 2008: 429 433. www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/
        bm08/bm0806/bm080605.htm.
        
        Driving by People with Visual Impairments
        
        Strong, J. Graham, and others. Driving and low vision: validity of assessments for
        predicting performance of drivers. Journal of visual impairment and blindness,
        v. 102, June 2008: 340 351.
        
        Education for Children with Disabilities
        
        Anderson, Winifred, Stephen R. Chitwood, Deidre Hayden, and Cherie Takemoto.
        Negotiating the special education maze. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2008.
        306p. $21.95. 4th ed. (6510 Bells Mill Road, 20817).
        
        
        
        Education for People with Learning Disabilities
        
        Ganschow, Leonore, and Elke Schneider. Assisting students with foreign
        languagelearning difficulties in school. Retrieved Apr. 24, 2008.
        www.ldonline.org/article/22725?theme=print.
        
        Electronic Books
         
        Gregory, Cynthia L. "But I want a real book": an investigation of undergraduates'
        usage and attitudes toward electronic books. Reference and user services quarterly,
        v. 47, spring 2008: 266 273.
        
        Nelson, Mark R. E-books in higher education: nearing the end of the era of hype?
        Educause review, v. 43, Mar. Apr. 2008: 40 42, 44 46, 48, 50 52, 54, 56.
        
        Sottong, Stephen. The elusive e-book: are e-books finally ready for prime time?
        American libraries, v. 39, May 2008: 44 48.
        
        Employment of People with Disabilities
        
        Taylor, Shannon. When the shoe fits or doesn't: assessing your career choices after
        amputation. inMotion, v. 18, May June 2008: 40 42.
                                     
        Employment of People with Visual Impairments
        
        Crary, David. Employer bias thwarts many blind workers. Braille monitor, v. 51,
        May 2008: 404 406. www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm08/bm0805/
        bm080513.htm.
        
        Employment of People with Visual Impairments--Foreign Countries
        
        Lee, Ik Seop, and Soo Kyung Park. Employment status and predictors among
        people with visual impairments in South Korea: results of a national survey. Journal
        of visual impairment and blindness, v. 102, Mar. 2008: 147 159.
        
        Guide Dog Organizations
        
        Guide dog schools. Revised 3/25/2008. Retrieved Apr. 24, 2008.
        www.acb.org/resources/guidedogs.html.
        
           
        
        Guide Dogs
        
        Matsunaka, Kumiko, and Naoko Koda. Acceptance of dog guides and daily stress
        levels of dog-guide users and nonusers. Journal of visual impairment and blindness,
        v. 102, May 2008: 295 304.
        
        Learning Disabilities
        
        Silver, Larry B. How do you know if your child might have a learning disability?
        LD online. Retrieved Apr. 24, 2008. www.ldonline.org/article/5735?thme+print.
        
        Libraries--Surveys
        
        Interconnections: the IMLS national study on the use of libraries, museums, and the
        Internet; conclusions, summary. Retrieved Mar. 12, 2008.
        http://interconnectionsreport.org.
        
        Macular Degeneration
        
        Ringold, Ricolette P. Out of the corner of my eye: living with macular degeneration.
        2nd ed. New York: AFB Press, 2007. 140p. $29.95. (P.O. Box 1020, Sewickley, PA
        15143).
        
        Minorities with Disabilities
        
        Taylor-Ritzler, Tina, and others. Conducting disability research with people from
        diverse ethnic groups: challenges and opportunities. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 74,
        Jan. Feb. Mar. 2008: 4 11.
        
        Multiple Sclerosis
        
        Gingold, Jeffrey N. Mental sharpening stones: managing the cognitive challenge of
        multiple sclerosis. New York: Demos Medical Publ., 2008. 250p. $16.95. (386 Park
        Avenue South, Suite 301, 10016).
        
        Multiple sclerosis and vision. NB, issue 19, May 2008: 42 44.
        
        Rimrill, Phillip D., Mary L. Hennessey, and Steven W. Nissen. Employment issues
        and multiple sclerosis. 2nd ed. New York: Demos Medical Publ., 2008. 246p.
        $24.95.
        
           
        
        Nursing Homes
        
        Seekins, Tom, Marsha Katz, and Craig Ravesloot. Nursing home emancipation:
        accomplishments of urban and rural centers for independent living. Rural Disability
        and Rehabilitation Research Progress Report no. 39. Missoula: University of
        Montana Rural Institute, 2008. 4p. Free. Also available in large print, braille, and
        text formats. (52 Corbin Hall, 59812).
        
        Parkinson's Disease
        
        Friedman, Joseph H. Making the connection between brain and behavior: coping
        with Parkinson's disease. New York: Demos Medical Publ., 2008. 183p. $19.95.
        (386 Park Avenue South, Suite 301, 10016).
        
        Prostheses for People with Disabilities
        
        Rossbach, Paddy, and Terrence P. Sheehan. Tips for taking care of your limb.
        inMotion, v. 18, May June 2008: 38 39.
        
        Rehabilitation of People with Disabilities
        
        Holicky, Richard. Rehab today: better or worse? New mobility, v. 19, Mar. 2008:
        19 23.
        
        Religion and People with Disabilities
        
        Gaventa, Bill. Spiritual and religious supports: including religious voices on
        disability which ones? (Part 2). EP magazine, v. 38,  May 2008: 52 55. 
        
        Gaventa, Bill. Spiritual and religious supports: what difference do they make? (Part
        1). EP magazine, v. 38, Mar. 2008: 66 68.
        
        Screen Readers
        
        Chong, Curtis. An accessible and highly usable webmail server. Braille monitor, v.
        51, Apr. 2008: 283 284. www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm08/
        bm0804/bm080408.htm.
        
        Crabb, Nolan. Microsoft Vista: is it a move forward or a monstrous mistake?
        Dialogue, v. 47, Mar. Apr. 2008: 35 39.
                
        Senior Adults
        
        Boyer, Johanna Misey. Creativity matters: the arts and aging toolkit. New York:
        National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts, 2007. 235p. Free. (520 Eighth
        Avenue, Suite 302, 10018).
        
        Senior Adults with Disabilities
        
        Special problems and needs of older amputees. inMotion, v. 18, Apr. 2008: 11 12.
        
        Service Animals
        
        Barreda, Kimberley. Have dog, will travel: separating fact from fiction about Fido
        the service dog. Active living, v. 16, spring summer 2008: 87 88.
        
        O'Brien, Sheila. A soldier and his service dog. EP magazine, v. 38, May 2008:
        100 101.
        
        Santo, Kathy. Learning the language of dogs can be a breakthrough experience for
        children with autism. EP magazine, v. 38, May 2008: 32 33.
        
        Shaughnessy, Michael F.  An interview with Melissa Winkle: about assistance dogs.
        EP magazine, v. 38, May 2008: 34 36.
        
        Spinal Cord Injury
        
        DeGraff, Alfred H., and Jay Schaffer. Emotion-focused coping: a primary defense
        against stress for people living with spinal cord injury. Journal of rehabilitation, v.
        74, Jan. Feb. Mar. 2008: 19 24.
        
        * Selzer, Michael E., and Bruce H. Dobkin. Spinal cord injury: a guide for patients
        and families. New York: Demos Medical Publ., 2008. 156p. $19.95. [American
        Academy of Neurology quality of life series]. (386 Park Avenue South, Suite 301,
        10016). 
        
        Stem Cells
        
        Gilmer, Tim. Stem cell gamble. New mobility, v. 19, Mar. 2008: 32 33, 35 40.
        
        Swimming for People with Disabilities
        
        Grosse, Susan J. Pool rules: a survival guide for parents and children. EP magazine,
        v. 38, Mar. 2008: 71 73.
        
        Talking-Book Program--Library of Congress
        
        Campbell, Phyllis. Those books that talk. Dialogue, v. 47, Mar. Apr. 2008:
        39 44.
        
        Tourette Syndrome
        
        Christner, Beth, and Lisa Dieker. Tourette syndrome: a collaborative approach
        focused on empowering students, families, and teachers. Teaching exceptional
        children, v. 40, May June 2008: 44 51.
        
        Toys for Children with Disabilities
        
        Let's play: a guide to toys for children with special needs. New York: Toy Industry
        Foundation, Inc., 2008. 34p. Free. (1115 Broadway, Suite 400, 10010). Also
        available online at www.toyindustryfoundation.org.
                            
        Traumatic Brain Injury
        
        Cancro, Lorraine. What is traumatic brain injury? How is it connected to
        post-traumatic stress disorder? EP magazine, v. 38, May 2005: 102 105.
        
        Travel by People with Disabilities
        
        Harrington, Candy B. 101 accessible vacations: travel ideas for wheelers and slow-
        walkers. New York: Demos Medical Publ., 2008. 338p. $24.95 (386 Park Avenue
        South, Suite 301, 10016). 
        
        Planning, preparing, and persistence: traveling with disability advocates Rich and
        Dianne. Active living, v. 16, spring summer 2008: 83 84.
        
        Voluntarism                                       
        
        Hawthorne, Nan. The benefits of recruiting volunteers who are blind. Dialogue, v.
        47, Mar. Apr. 2008: 23 26.
        
        Web Accessibility
        
        Sligar, Steven R., and Xiaoming Zeng. Evaluation of website accessibility of state
        vocational rehabilitation agencies. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 74, Jan. Feb. Mar.
        2008: 12 18.
                         




        

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