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        Date: Winter 2009                                          
        v. 36, no. 2
                          
        
        The following titles have been selected from materials that were added to the NLS
        reference collections during fall 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.__ 
        
        Alzheimer's Disease
        
        Alzheimer's disease: unraveling the mystery. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of
        Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on
        Aging, 2008. 80p. (NIH publ. No. 08-3782). Free. (NIA Clearinghouses, P.O. Box
        8057, Gaithersburg, MD 20898).
        
        Assistive Technology Products for People with Visual Impairments--Computers
        
        Farnsworth, Charles R., Jr., and John L. Luckner. The impact of assistive
        technology on curriculum accommodation for a braille-reading student. Re:View, 
        v.39, winter 2008: 171 187.
          
        * Scheib, Michele. Accessing foreign language materials as a blind or low-vision
        student: an information guide on arranging for assistive technology, accessible formats,
        and services in the foreign-language course. Salem, OR: National Clearinghouse on
        Disability and Exchange, Mobility International, USA, 2008. Free. Available on
        audiocasssette, in braille, and online at www.miusa.org/ncde/
        tipsheets/languageguide.
        
        Assistive Technology Products for People with Visual Impairments--Mobility
        
        Roentgen, Uta R., and others. Inventory of electronic mobility aids for persons
        with visual impairments: a literature review. Journal of visual impairment and
        blindness, v. 102, Nov. 2008: 702 724.
        
        Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
        
        Dodson, William. ADHD: not just a childhood disorder. A discussion of evaluation,
        diagnosis, and treatment. (Part 5). EP magazine, v. 38, Oct. 2008: 74-75.
        
        Blind Children--Growth and Development
        
        Parker, Amy T., Eric S. Grimmett, and Sharon Summers. Evidence-based
        communication practices for children with visual impairments and additional
        disabilities: an examination of single-subject design studies. Journal of visual
        impairment and blindness, v. 102, Sept. 2008: 540 552.
        
        Blindness--Definition
        
        Pierce, Barbara. No such thing as blind culture. Braille monitor, v. 51, Nov. 2008:
        822 824. Also available online at www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/
        bm08/bm0810/bm081007.htm. 
        
        Braille--Reading
        
        Clark, Christine, and Julia B. Stoner. An investigation of the spelling skills of
        braille readers. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 102, Sept. 2008:
        553 563.
        
        Closed-Circuit Television
        
        Huber, Jessica G., and others. The psychosocial impact of closed-circuit televisions
        on persons with age-related macular degeneration. Journal of visual impairment and
        blindness, v. 102, Nov. 2008: 690 701.
        
        Diabetes--Statistics
        
        State-specific incidence of diabetes among adults: participating states, 1995-1997
        and 2005 2007. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, v. 57, Oct. 2008:
        1169 1173.
        
        Digital Talking-Book Players
        
        *   Leventhal, Jay. How to choose the right MP3 player for your visually impaired
        teenager. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 102, Sept. 2008: 565-568.
        
        Employment--Accommodation
        
        The Americans with Disabilities Act: applying performances and conduct standards
        to employees with disabilities. Retrieved Nov. 4, 2008. www.eeoc.gov/facts/
        performance-conduct.html.
        
        Employment of People with Disabilities--Federal Government
        
        Questions and answers: promoting employment of individuals with disabilities in
        the federal workforce. Retrieved Nov. 4, 2008. www.eeoc.gov/federal/
        qanda-employment-with-disabilities.html.
        
        Individualized Education Program (IEP)
        
        Lavoie, Theresa. Navigating your child's school system with or without an
        Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504 accommodations. (Part 6). EP
        magazine, v. 38, Nov. 2008: 58 59.
        
        Legal Rights of People with Visual Impairments
        
        Goldstein, Dan. Protecting the rights of blind individuals in the United States.
        Braille monitor, v. 51, Nov. 2008: 812 818. Also available online at
        www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm08/bm0810/bm081005.htm.
        
        Libraries--Funding
        
        Gerding, Stephanie. Tips and resources for finding grants. Online, v. 32, Nov. Dec.
        2008: 16-21.
        
        Libraries--Surveys
        
        Public libraries survey, fiscal year 2006. (Dec. 2008). Retrieved Dec. 23, 2008.
        http://harvester.census.gov/imls/pubs/pls/pub_detail.asp?id=121.
        
        Macular Degeneration
        
        Smith, Theresa Marie. Adaptation to low vision caused by age-related macular
        degeneration: a case study. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 102, Nov.
        2008: 725-730.
        
        *    Special issue on age-related macular degeneration. Journal of visual impairment
        and blindness, v. 102, Oct. 2008: 581-659 (entire issue).
        
        Nursing Homes
        
        Alternatives to nursing home care. Retrieved Dec. 23, 2008. www.medicare.gov/
        NHCompare/static/tabSI.asp?language=English&activeTab=3.
        Bercovitz, Anita, and others. End-of-life care in nursing homes: 2004 national
        nursing home survey. National health statistics report, no. 9, Oct. 2008: 1-24 (entire
        issue).
        
        Find and compare nursing homes. Retrieved Dec. 23, 2008. www.medicare.gov/
        NHCompare.
        
        Optical Character Recognition Systems (OCRS)
        
        *  Van Gerven, Clara. Optical character recognition and high-volume book-
        scanning. Braille monitor, v. 51, Nov. 2008: 835 837. Also available online at
        www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm08/bm0810/bm081010.htm. 
        
        Physical Fitness
        
        Surakka, Airi, and Tero Kivela. Motivating visually impaired and deaf-blind people
        to perform regular physical exercises. British journal of visual impairment, v. 26, Sept.
        2008: 255-268.
        
        Rehabilitation of People with Visual Impairment--Foreign Countries
        
        Are rehab workers really necessary? NB, issue 34, Oct. 2008: 22-25.
        
        Valuing the vision: eye care and rehabilitation for people with learning disabilities.
        NB, issue 34, Oct. 2008: 27-31.
        
        Social Security Programs
        
        McCarthy, James. Social Security, SSI, and Medicare facts for 2009. Braille
        monitor, v. 51, Dec. 2008: 924 928. Also available online at www.nfb.org/
        images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm08/bm0811/bm081112.htm.
        
        Stroke                       
        
        Challenging stroke and sight loss. NB, issue 34, Oct. 2008: 39-42.
        
       Veterans with Disabilities
        
       Caroff, Maria. How will we serve our veterans?: it takes a community. 
       EP magazine, v. 38, Oct. 2008: 80-83.
        
       Murdough, Brenda. Wounded warriors and civilian communities: it is everyone's
       responsibility. EP magazine, v. 38, Nov. 2008: 79-81.
        
       Rucker, Allen. New generation of war vets comes home. New mobility, v. 19, Oct.
        2008: 33-45.
        
       Voluntarism
        
       Nicol, Erica A., and Corey M. Johnson. Volunteers in libraries: program structure,
       evaluation, and theoretical analysis. Reference and user service quarterly, v. 48, winter
       2008: 154 163.