Added Entries v. 25, no. 4 Date: Summer 1998 The following titles have been selected from materials added to the NLS reference collections during the spring 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 Assistive devices for use with personal computers see Assistive Technology AGED--VISUALLY IMPAIRED Schmeidler, Emilie, and Drew Halfmann. Vision of nursing home residents. Journal of vision impairment and blindness, v. 92, Mar. 1998: 221-222. ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE Alzheimer's disease: estimates of prevalence in the United States. Washington: United States General Accounting Office, Report to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, 1998. 45p. (GAO/HEHS 98-16). Single copies available free from U.S. General Accounting Office, P.O. Box 37050, DC 20013. ASSISTIVE DEVICES--FUNDING American Foundation for the Blind. National Technology Program. Financial assistance for assistive technology: factsheet. New York: 1998. 9p. (11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300, NY 10001). Also available on the Internet at http://www.afb.org/tc_finaid.html ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY *Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Assistive devices for use with personal computers. Compiled by Carol Strauss. 1997. 37p. (Reference circular 98-1). Free. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY--BIBLIOGRAPHY Hosmer, Janet P., ed. The DREAMMS guide to assistive technology. Freeville, NY: DREAMMS for Kids, Inc., 1997. 250p. $39.95. (273 Ringwood Road 13068). AUDIO DESCRIPTION Packer, Jaclyn, and Corinne Kirchner. Who's watching? A profile of the blind and visually impaired audience for television and video. New York: American Foundation for the Blind, 1997. 40p. Free. Also available on the Internet at http://www.afb.org/watching.html BIOGRAPHY--LEADERS IN WORK WITH THE DISBALED (A-L) Fay, Fred. Empowerment: the testament of Justin Dart Jr. Mainstream, v. 22, Mar. 1998: 17-32. BIOGRAPHY--TALKING-BOOK NARRATORS Wolfe, Kathi. The people behind the talking books. Enable magazine, v. 2, Mar.-Apr. 1998: 92-95. BLINDNESS--STATISTICS Schmeidler, Emilie, and Drew Halfmann. Distribution of people with visual impairment by community type, prevalence of disability, and growth of the older population. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 92, May 1998: 380- 382. BRAILLE--INSTRUCTION Allman, Carol B. Braille communication skills: what teachers teach and visually impaired adults use. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 92, May 1998: 331-337. BRAILLE--READING Simon, Cecilia, and Juan Antonio Huertas. How blind readers perceive and gather information written in braille. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 92, May 1998: 322- 330. COLLEGE STUDENTS--DISABLED--ADJUSTMENT That old college try! PN-Paraplegia news, v. 52, Apr. 1998: 36-40. EMPLOYMENT--VISUALLY IMPAIRED Crudden, Adele, and others. Comprehensive examination of barriers to employment among persons who are blind or visually impaired. Mississippi State, MS: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision, Mississippi State University, 1998. 90p. $20. (P.O. Drawer 6189 39762). National task force on employment of adults with disabilities. Braille monitor, May 1998: 356-359. GOLF--DISABLED Kocur, Rob. The only handicap is a number. Enable magazine, v. 2, Mar.-Apr. 1998: 42-48. HEARING IMPAIRED Kampfe, Charlene M., and S. Mae Smith. Intrapersonal aspects of hearing loss in persons who are older. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 64, Apr.-June 1998: 24-28. MAPS--VISUALLY IMPAIRED Espinosa, M. Angeles, and Esperanza Ochaita. Using tactile maps to improve the practical spatial knowledge of adults who are blind. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 92, May 1998: 338-345. MOBILITY--VISUALLY IMPAIRED Orientation and mobility for blind people. American rehabilitation, v. 23, autumn-winter 1997: 1-35. (entire issue). MUSIC--VISUALLY IMPAIRED Gourgey, Charles. Music therapy in the treatment of social isolation in visually impaired children. RE:view, v. 29, winter 1998: 157-162. POST-POLIO SYNDROME Bruno, Richard L. Post-polio sequelae: past as present. Caliper, v. 52, spring 1998: 30-32. REHABILITATION--VISUALLY IMPAIRED Cavenaugh, Brenda S., and Steven J. Pierce. Characteristics, services, and outcomes of rehabilitation consumers who are blind or visually impaired-5- served in separate and general agencies. Mississippi State, MS: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision, Mississippi State University, 1998. 45p. $20. RELIGION--DISABLED Browne, Elizabeth J. Challenging biblical stereotypes of the blind. Braille monitor, Feb. 1998: 112-116. SCOOTERS Sowell, Lynda P. Wings over worries. Mainstream, v. 22, Apr. 1998: 18, 20. SPECIAL EDUCATION--TEACHER EDUCATION Ahearn, Eileen M. Policy forum report: training educators to work with students who are blind or visually impaired. Alexandria, VA: National Association of State Directors of Special Education, 1997. 91p. Single copies available free from NASDSE, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 320 22314. TRANSITION FROM SCHOOL TO WORK Hutchins, Margaret P., and Adelle Renzaglia. Interviewing families for effective transition to employment. Teaching exceptional children, v. 30, Mar.-Apr. 1998, 72-78. VOTING--DISABLED Schriner, Kay, and Todd G. Shields. Empowerment of the political kind: the role of disability service organizations in encouraging people with disabilities to vote. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 64, Apr.-June 1998: 33-37.