Added Entries v. 24, no. 4
Date: Summer 1997
The following titles have been selected from materials added
to the NLS reference collections during the spring of 1997.
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.
Talking-book narration: a commitment to excellence
_see_ TALKING BOOK PROGRAM--LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
A new leash on life. PN/Paraplegia news, v. 51, May
1997: 20, 22-25.
The Alliance for Technology Access. Technology tips.
Exceptional parent, v. 27, May 1997: 43-45.
Bergman, Eric, and Earl Johnson. Towards accessible
human-computer interaction. Retrieved May 1997.
Gill, John. Access prohibited? information for
designers of public access terminals. London, England:
Royal National Institute for the Blind, 1997. 32p.
Free. (224 Great Portland Street W1N 6AA).
Fact sheet: braille literacy and the Individuals with
Disabilities Education Act. Braille monitor, Apr.
Camp connections: finding programs for kids with
special needs. Disability resources monthly, v. 4, May
Dote-Kwan, Jamie, Margaret Hughes, and Stacy L. Taylor.
Impact of early experiences on the development of young
children with visual impairments: revisited. Journal
of visual impairment and blindness, v. 91, Mar.-Apr.
LaPlante, Mitchell P., Jae Kennedy, and Laura Trupin.
Income and program participation of people with work
disabilities. Disability statistics report 9, 1997:
1-29. (entire issue).
DISABILITIES IN LITERATURE
McConnell, Lynne. Lesser gods. Gallaudet today,
v. 27, spring 1997: 20-23.
Sweeney, David. Distribution of e-text to students
with disabilities via the WWW. Closing the gap, v. 15,
Feb.-Mar. 1997: 1, 6-7.
Rumrill, Phillip D., Bruce R. Schuyler, and Jill C.
Longden. Profiles of on-the-job accommodations needed
by professional employees who are blind. Journal of
visual impairment and blindness, v. 91, Jan.-Feb. 1997:
Lieberman, Lauren J., and Jim F. Cowart. Games for
people with sensory impairments: strategies for
including individuals of all ages. Champaign, IL:
Human Kinetics, 1996. 145p. $17. (P.O. Box 5076,
Ross, Rachel. Gardening from wheels. New mobility, v.
8, Mar. 1997: 34-37.
Rothert, Gene. Soaking up nature. Mainstream, v. 21,
Feb. 1997: 32-33.
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT (IDEA),
Riggs, Frank. Putting children's needs first: the IDEA
Improvement Act of 1997. Exceptional parent, v. 27,
Mar. 1997: 40.
Shettle, Andrea. Welcome to the web. Gallaudet today,
v. 27, spring 1997: 6-12.
Vanderheiden, Gregg C., and others. Unified web site
accessibility guidelines, version 7.2. Retrieved June
Gorman, Audrey J. The 15% solution: kids with LD can't
wait. American libraries, v. 28, June-July 1997: 97-
Gorman, Audrey J. The 15% solution: literacy and
learning disabilities. American libraries, v. 28, May
Strauss, Peter J., and Nancy M. Lederman. The elder
law handbook: a legal and financial survival guide for
caregivers and seniors. New York: Facts on File, Inc.,
1996. 330p. $25.95. (11 Penn Plaza, NY 10001).
LIBRARY SERVICES--VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Massis, Bruce Edward, ed. Serving print disabled
library patrons: a textbook for facilitators of library
service to people with visual or physical disabilities.
Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co., Inc., 1996. 182p.
Goodrich, Gregory L., and Randy T. Jose, eds. Low
vision, the reference: a bibliography of the low vision
literature. 3rd ed. New York: The Lighthouse, Inc.,
1996. $50. 1v. (111 East 59th Street, NY 10022).
Horsfall, Bob. Tactile maps: new materials and
improved designs. Journal of visual impairment and
blindness, v. 91, Jan.-Feb. 1997: 61-65.
Ungar, Simon, Mark Blades, and Christopher Spencer.
Teaching visually impaired children to make distance
judgments from a tactile map. Journal of visual
impairment and blindness, v. 91, Mar.-Apr. 1997: 163-
RADIO READING SERVICES--DIRECTORIES
National Association of Radio Reading Services:
directory of addresses 1997. Columbia, SC: National
Association of Radio Reading Services, 1997. 15p.
Single copies available free from Beth Jones,
President, National Association of Radio Reading
Services, c/o SCERB, 1430 Confederate Avenue 29201-
Vogel, Bob. Adaptive recreation programs: cool ideas
for a hot summer. New mobility, v. 8, Apr. 1997: 21-
Lidoff, Lorraine. Moving vision-related rehabilitation
into the U.S. health care mainstream. Journal of
visual impairment and blindness, v. 91, Mar.-Apr. 1997:
Fact sheet: blindness, rehabilitation, and the need for
specialized programs. Braille monitor, Apr. 1997: 238-
Giesen, J. Martin, Brenda S. Cavenaugh, and Cherie A.
Johnson. Some knowledge areas in blindness
rehabilitation, v. 29, spring 1997: 17-27.
SPINAL CORD INJURY
Spinal cord injury: part 1. American rehabilitation,
autumn 1996: 1-32. (entire issue).
Spinal cord injury: part 2. American rehabilitation,
winter 1996: 1-29. (entire issue).
SPOKEN WORD RECORDINGS
Audiobook reference guide: 1997-1998. Portland, ME:
Audiofile Publications, Inc., 1997. 81p. (entire
issue). $36. Includes subscription to AudioFile
Magazine. (37 Silver Street, P.O. Box 109, 04112).
Broadrick, Tobe. Courting fun. Exceptional parent, v.
27, Apr. 1997: 50-51.
TALKING BOOK PROGRAM--LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
* Talking-book narration: a commitment to excellence.
Projects and experiments, v. 28, Apr.-June 1997: 1-16.
Boshart, Jolene. Of vision and voting. Braille
monitor, May 1997: 334-335.