Date: Spring 1999
v. 26, no. 3
The following titles have been selected from materials added to
the NLS reference collections during the winter of 1998. 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
__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.__
Cassette books see TALKING BOOKS--CATALOGS
Huurre, Taina Maarit, Erkki Juhani Komulainen, and Hillevi Marita
Aro. Social support and self-esteem among adolescents with
visual impairments. Journal of visual impairment and blindness,
v. 93, Jan. 1999: 26-37.
A profile of older Americans: 1998. Washington: American
Association of Retired Persons, 1998. 14p. [pamphlet]. Free.
(AARP Fulfillment, 601 E Street NW, DC 20049).
Kleinschmidt, Julia J. Older adults' perspectives on their
successful adjustment to vision loss. Journal of visual
impairment and blindness, v. 93, Feb. 1999: 69-81.
Orr, Alberta L. Issues in aging and vision: a curriculum for
university programs and in-service training. New York: AFB
Press, 1998. 221p. and video. $60. (11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300,
Progress report on Alzheimer's disease, 1998. Washington: U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of
Health, National Institute on Aging, 1999. 58p. Free from
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center, P.O. Box 8250,
Silver Spring, MD 20907-8250.
Communication aids. Mainstream, v. 23, Dec. 1998-Jan. 1999: 22-
Kincaid, Charles. Alternative keyboards. Exceptional parent, v.
29, Feb.1999: 34-37.
Bentzen, Billie Louise, and Lee S. Tabor. Accessible pedestrian
signals. Washington: U.S. Access Board, 1998. 37p. Free.
(1331 F Street NW, Suite 1000, DC 20004-1111).
Brooks, Ina Mae. Making an older home accessible. Accent on
living, v. 43, spring 1999: 60-63, 65-68, 70-71.
* Kirchner, Corinne. Trends affecting the prevalence of visual
impairment and demand for services. Journal of visual impairment
and blindness, v. 93, Jan. 1999: 53-57.
Drezek, Wendy. Emergent braille literacy with Move, Touch, Read.
Journal of visual impairment and blindness 93: Feb. 1999: 104-
McCormick, Jen. Choosing a special camp for your special child.
Exceptional parent, v. 29, Mar. 1999: 60-62.
United Cerebral Palsy of New York City. 10 myths and
misunderstandings about cerebral palsy. Exceptional parent, v.
29, Mar. 1999: 66-69.
Hodges, Jan S., and M. Jean Keller. Visually impaired students'
perceptions of their social integration in college. Journal of
visual impairment and blindness, v. 93, Mar. 1999: 153-165.
Durre, Ingeborg K., and Imke Durre. Instant print-braille
compatibility with COBRA. Journal of visual impairment and
blindness, v. 93, Mar. 1999: 140-152.
Earl, Crista L., and Jay D. Leventhal. A survey of Windows
screen reader users: recent improvements in accessibility.
Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 93, Mar. 1999:
174-177. Also available on the Internet at http://www.afb.org/
1999 resource guide: directories of national organizations,
associations, products, and services. Exceptional parent, v. 29,
Jan. 1999: 5-178 (entire issue). Also available on the Internet
DISABILITIES IN LITERATURE
Landrum, Judith E. Adolescent novels that feature characters
with disabilities: an annotated bibliography. Journal of
adolescent and adult literacy, v. 42, Dec. 1998-Jan. 1999: 284-
Sacks, Sharon Z., and Rosanne K. Silberman. Educating students
who have visual impairments with other disabilities. Baltimore,
MD: Paul H. Brookes, 1998. $49.95.
Dorman, David. The e-book: pipe dream or potential disaster?
American libraries, v. 30, Feb. 1999: 36-39.
Stoddard, Susan, and others. Chartbook on work and disability in
the United States, 1998. An InfoUse report. Washington: U.S.
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research,
1998. 60p. Free. Available in alternate format on request.
(Department of Education, OSERS/NIDRR, Switzer Building, Room
3431, DC 20202). Also available on the Internet at
Watson, Douglas, and Steven Boone. The changing workforce:
implications for the employment of workers who are deaf or hard
of hearing. Disability studies quarterly, v. 18, spring 1998:
Daugherty, Robert B. Planning for the future: part II-family
financial considerations in planning for the future. Exceptional
parent, v. 29, Mar. 1999: 70-73.
Fee, Richard W. Planning for the future: part I-the life plan.
Exceptional parent, v. 29, Feb. 1999: 22, 24, 26.
* Bayha, Betsy. The Internet: an inclusive magnet for teaching
all students. Oakland, CA: World Institute on Disability, 1998.
21p. Free. Also available in braille, cassette, or diskette
format. (510 Sixteenth Street, Suite 100, 94612). Also
available on the Internet at http://www.wid.org/tech/handbook
MAINSTREAMING IN EDUCATION
Strong, Kristine, and Jonathan Sandoval. Mainstreaming children
with a neuromuscular disease: a map of concerns. Exceptional
children, v. 65, spring 1999: 353-366.
Peluso, Stephanie. MS: a complicated illness-part 2.
PN/Paraplegia news, v. 53, Feb. 1999: 28-32.
Characteristics of nursing home residents 1996: research findings
no. 5. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, 1998. 24p.
Free. (2101 East Jefferson Street, Suite 501, 20852).
ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY
* Blasch, Bruce B., William R. Wiener, and Richard L. Welsh, eds.
Foundations of orientation and mobility. 2nd ed. New York: AFB
Press, 1997. 775p. $68.95.
PARENTS AND DISABLED CHILDREN
Bailey, Donald B., and others. Awareness, use, and satisfaction
with services for Latino parents of young children with
disabilities. Exceptional children, v. 65, spring 1999: 367-381.
It starts in the heart. PN/Paraplegia news, v. 53, Apr. 1999:
SOCIAL SECURITY PROGRAMS
Gashel, James. Social security, SSI, and Medicare facts for
1999. Braille monitor, v. 41, Dec. 1998: 877-880.
SPECIAL EDUCATION--TEACHER EDUCATION
* Knowlton, Marie, and Karen Berger. Competencies required of
braille teachers. RE:view, v. 30, winter 1999: 151-159.
* Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and
Physically Handicapped. Cassette books. Washington, 1998.
Gill, John, ed. Guidelines for the design of screen and web
phones to be accessible by visually disabled persons. London,
England: Royal National Institute for the Blind, 1998. 28p.
[booklet]. Free. (224 Great Portland Street W1N 6AA). Also
available in braille, cassette, and large print and on the
Internet at http://www.rnib.org.uk/wedo/research/sru/phones.htm
Juego divertido, juego seguro (fun play, safe play). New York:
American Toy Institute, Inc., 1999. 19p. [pamphlet]. Free.
Spanish-language. (Communications Department, 1115 Broadway,
Suite 400, NY 10010).
Feudtner, Chris. Traveling with a child who has special needs.
Exceptional parent, v. 29, Mar. 1999: 40-43.