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Catlett, Camille; Winton, Pam; Parrish, Rosalie N.; Baker, Nina; Frazee, Diane M.; Frederick, Linda; Graham, Bess Althaus; Moss, Jan A. – Young Exceptional Children, 2002
This article reviews resources that offer personal insights and lessons from families of children with disabilities. Five books are reviewed that offer perspectives from fathers and mothers on raising and coping with a child with a disability, along with three Web sites for families of children with disabilities or premature infants. (CR)
Descriptors: Books, Child Rearing, Children, Coping
Mendle, Gillian, Comp. – 1997
This reference circular contains information about large-print materials. Section 1 is an annotated list of selected sources of large-print materials available for purchase or loan. The sources are publishers or distributors, specialized libraries, and associations for persons with visual impairments. Several of these sources also provide general…
Descriptors: Classical Literature, Large Type Materials, Library Collections, Organizations (Groups)
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. – 1996
This reference circular lists organizations that provide a variety of direct services to persons who are blind and visually impaired, including advocacy and advisory services, information and consultation, counseling and employment programs, assistive devices, and publications in special format. Many of the organizations offer guidance to families…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Blindness, Braille, Counseling Services
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. – 1996
This reference circular lists United States sources of braille books and magazines available for loan, purchase, rental, or free distribution. Each source entry contains the name, address, telephone and fax number, Internet address (if available), and a brief description of the source. The first two sections list general and religious sources of…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Blindness, Books
Learning Disabilities Association of America, Pittsburgh, PA. – 1993
This materials guide, for regular and special education teachers of secondary students with learning disabilities, provides a list of instructional materials such as textbooks, workbooks, games, and duplicating masters. The guide contains descriptions of the materials and publishers' names and addresses. The materials and their descriptions are…
Descriptors: Decoding (Reading), Educational Games, English Instruction, Instructional Materials
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. – 1993
This reference circular lists devices designed to provide people who have visual or physical disabilities with access to printed information. The circular includes devices that hold a book or turn the pages of a book, that magnify print material either manually or electronically, and that convert print into braille or synthetic speech. Listings…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Blindness, Braille, Closed Circuit Television
Texas State Library, Austin. Div. for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. – 1988
The Texas State Library provides services to persons unable to read standard print due to blindness or other visual impairments, including a wide range of large print materials, braille, and recordings. The library also coordinates a reading machine program incorporating 70 sites in public and academic libraries and provides classrooms with books,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Bibliographies, Blindness, Braille
Association of Coll. and Research Libraries, Chicago, IL. Education and Behavioral Sciences Section. – 1988
For years librarians discarded historical curriculum collections because they were not current, and because the libraries did not have adequate space to store them. Therefore, records of trends in subject content taught to generations of children and young people from kindergarten through grade 12 were unwittingly destroyed. In response to this…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Archives, Curriculum Guides, Databases
Redmond, Linda, Comp. – 1985
This reference circular lists sources of braille books available for loan, purchase, rental, or free (give-away) distribution. Divided into four sections, it includes general sources of braille books, sources of specialized braille materials, the major braille presses, and resources for further information about braille books and magazines.…
Descriptors: Books, Braille, Publishing Industry, Reading Materials
Hodges, Laura J. – 1987
These guidelines are intended to assist library staff in making provisions for mentally retarded patrons. An initial assessment of the staff attitudes is recommended, followed by disability awareness exercises. Establishing contact with group homes and developmental centers is discussed, including specific steps to follow in making initial contact…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Delivery Systems, Library Material Selection, Library Role
Cylke, Frank Kurt, Ed.; Hanke, Peter, Ed. – 1984
World-wide in scope, this directory lists organizations producing braille or Talking Books, maintaining braille libraries, and exchanging resources with organizations serving blind or handicapped people. The directory is arranged in seven geographical sections: Africa, Asia, Australia (including Oceania), Europe (including U.S.S.R.), Middle East…
Descriptors: Blindness, Braille, International Programs, Physical Disabilities
Hillside School, Cushing, OK. – 1978
The catalog presents annotations for over 800 multimedia resources to be used in resource rooms for learning disabled students. The resources are organized according to the following topics: reading, math, language arts, science, social studies, economics, vocational education, study skills, affective domain, games, professional materials, tests,…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Catalogs, Economics Education, Educational Games
Hillside School, Cushing, OK. – 1981
The catalog, a supplement to the Fifth Edition, presents annotations for approximately 120 multimedia resources to be used in resource and content area classrooms for learning disabled students in grades 7 through 12. Resources are organized according to the topics of reading, math, language arts, science, social studies, career and vocational…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Career Education, Catalogs, Games
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Allen, Sheilah – The English Quarterly, 1983
Intended for preservice and inservice educators of secondary school reading teachers, this index provides references to the following topics: the reading process, psychology and reading, student evaluation, reading materials, reading programs, reading personnel and resources, reading skills, reading in the content areas, reading interests and…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Indexes, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Instruction
Korkmas, Ann, Comp.; Waite, Marian, Comp. – 1976
Public librarians are provided with annotated listings of selected materials for both students and teachers involved in adult literacy programs. The student materials listed are suitable for use by a teacher in a classroom, by students in independent study, or by tutors in one-to-one situations. The list also includes professional reading for…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Annotated Bibliographies
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