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ADDED ENTRIES

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
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

Cassette books    see  TALKING BOOKS--CATALOGS




ADOLESCENCE--VISUALLY IMPAIRED

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.


AGED--STATISTICS

A profile of older Americans: 1998.  Washington: American
Association of Retired Persons, 1998.  14p. [pamphlet].  Free.
(AARP Fulfillment, 601 E Street NW, DC  20049).


AGED--VISUALLY IMPAIRED

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,
NY  10001).


ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

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.


ASSISTIVE DEVICES--DISABLED--COMMUNICATION

Communication aids.  Mainstream, v. 23, Dec. 1998-Jan. 1999: 22-
23.


ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Kincaid, Charles.  Alternative keyboards.  Exceptional parent, v.
29, Feb.1999: 34-37.


AUDIBLE SIGNAGE

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).


BARRIER-FREE ARCHITECTURE--MODIFICATION

Brooks, Ina Mae.  Making an older home accessible.  Accent on
living, v. 43, spring 1999: 60-63, 65-68, 70-71.


BLINDNESS--STATISTICS

* 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.


BRAILLE--READING

Drezek, Wendy.  Emergent braille literacy with Move, Touch, Read.
Journal of visual impairment and blindness 93: Feb. 1999: 104-
107.


CAMPS--DISABLED

McCormick, Jen.  Choosing a special camp for your special child.
Exceptional parent, v. 29, Mar.  1999: 60-62.


CEREBRAL PALSY

United Cerebral Palsy of New York City.  10 myths and
misunderstandings about cerebral palsy.  Exceptional parent, v.
29, Mar. 1999: 66-69.


COLLEGE STUDENTS--DISABLED--ADJUSTMENT

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.


COMPUTER BRAILLE

Durre, Ingeborg K., and Imke Durre.  Instant print-braille
compatibility with COBRA.  Journal of visual impairment and
blindness, v. 93, Mar. 1999: 140-152.

COMPUTERS--VISUALLY IMPAIRED

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/
technology/prodevals/winimprove.html


DISABILITIES--DIRECTORIES

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
at http://www.eparent.com


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-
290.


EDUCATION--VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Sacks, Sharon Z., and Rosanne K. Silberman.  Educating students
who have visual impairments with other disabilities.  Baltimore,
MD: Paul H. Brookes, 1998.  $49.95.


ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING

Dorman, David.  The e-book: pipe dream or potential disaster?
American libraries, v. 30, Feb. 1999: 36-39.


EMPLOYMENT--DISABLED

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
http://www.infouse.com/disabilitydata/workdisability.html


EMPLOYMENT--HEARING IMPAIRED

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:
110-115.


GUARDIANSHIP--DISABLED

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.



INTERNET--DISABLED

* 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.


MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

Peluso, Stephanie.  MS: a complicated illness-part 2.
PN/Paraplegia news, v. 53, Feb. 1999: 28-32.


NURSING HOMES

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.


RELIGION--DISABLED

It starts in the heart.  PN/Paraplegia news, v. 53, Apr. 1999:
13-15.


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.


TALKING BOOKS--CATALOGS

* Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and
Physically Handicapped.  Cassette books.  Washington, 1998.
448p.  Free.


TELECOMMUNICATIONS--DISABLED

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


TOYS--DISABLED

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).


TRAVEL--DISABLED CHILDREN

Feudtner, Chris.  Traveling with a child who has special needs.
Exceptional parent, v. 29, Mar. 1999: 40-43.

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