Future Reflections July 1982, Vol. 1 No. 4

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Literature and Book Review

The National Federation of the Blind has an extensive list of publications about blindness which would be of interest to parents, educators, and others. Many of the titles are free, and others are available at a reasonable price. The following is a selected list of materials we have available. A complete list of NFB publications is available on a literature order form and may be obtained by writing to: National Federation of the Blind, 1800 Johnson Street, Baltimore, MD 21230.

A RESOURCE GUIDE FOR PARENTS AND EDUCATORS OF BLIND CHILDREN by Doris M. Willoughty, Copyright 1979- $5.95 This book is full of down-to-earth, practical suggestions of ways to do thing. It is an upbeat, positive approach to work with blind children.

YOUR SCHOOL INCLUDES A BLIND STUDENT by Doris Willoughby, Second edition Copyright 1981- $3.75 This book deals primarily with elementary and high school situations, academic and extracurricular. Special attention is given to industrial arts, home economics, writing Braille with a slate and stylus, physical education, map reading, mathematics, cane travel, and many other topics pertinent to integrating a blind child into the regular school setting.

THE ENCOUNTER by Carl Olson, copyright 1980- $2.25 Blindness in the 1980's is presented with wit and understanding in a cartoon style. This book is right for any audience, all ages, and all occasions.

RISING EXPECTATIONS ON THE PART OF THE BLIND: STATUS REPORT 1980, Copyright 1980- $1.95 Articles include: "A Guide for GUIDEPOSTS", "Barbara Pierce: Father Down the Road with GUIDEPOSTS", "Of Logic andProfessors and Blindness: Report from Nebraska", "Of Food, Clothing, and Dog Guides Report from Ohio", "Eternal Vigilance: To Watch the Media", "More About Dog Guides and Restaurants" by James Moynihan, "To Keep the Blind in Their Places Report from Georgia", "When Input Has no Output" by Hal Bleakley. The eight articles in this book show vividly the progress made and the obstacles yet to be overcome by the blind of America in the 1980's.

BLINDNESS AND DISORDERS OF THE EYE by Leo J. Plummer, M.D., Ophthalmologist- $3.95 Dr. Plummer has described in every day terminology twenty-eight eye conditions which can cause blindness. This publication contains an excellent description of the human eye and how it works, as well as some practical suggestions and good advice for individuals who are blind or could become blind.

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT-A RESOURCE GUIDE FOR THE BLIND, VISUALLY IMPAIRED, AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED,Copyright 1981- $4.95 A new and valuable resource for all handicapped student in colleges, universities, vocational and trade schools-this book is a revision and expansion of THE HANDBOOK FOR BLIND COLLEGE STUDENTS published for the first time more than a decade ago and reprinted several times. Written from the perspective of blind and otherwise physically handicapped students themselves, this book provides insight on the problems faced by blind and otherwise physically handicapped individuals seeking higher education and it provides answers and solutions. Up-to-date information on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and other legislation of the 1970's is an essential part of this handbook. Information on resources, obtaining and making use of modern technology that is helpful to handicapped students and funding for various needs of the handicapped has been supplied in response to requests from offices for the handicapped throughout the country and from disabled students themselves.

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