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Talking Book Library - Reference Resources

  • Able to Travel: True Stories by and for People with Disabilities, a Rough Guide Special

    Alison Walsh, Jodi Abbott and Peg L. Smith, eds.
    London: Rough Guides, 1994.

  • Able Trust: Florida Directory of Disability Services.

    Premier edition.
    Blue Bell, PA: Volt Directory Marketing, Ltd., 1999.

  • Accessible Libraries on Campus: A Practical Guide for the Creation of Disability-Friendly Libraries

    Tom McNulty, ed. Chicago:
    ALA, 1999.

  • Access to Art: A Museum Directory for Blind and Visually Impaired People

    Irma Shore and Beatrice Jacinto, comps.
    New York: American Foundation for the Blind, 1989.

  • Access Travel: Airports a Guide to Accessibility of Terminals

    Washington, DC: Airports Council International, 1993.

  • Acronyms, Brand Names & Corporations (et al) Book

    Ray Hagen, Comp.
    Washington DC: Library of Congress, 2000.

  • Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities, Transportation Facilities, Transportation Vehicles

    United States Access Board.
    Washington DC: U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, 1994.

  • ADA Library Kit.

    Kathleen Mayo and Ruth O’Donnell, eds.
    Chicago:ALA, 1994.

  • ADA Self-Evaluation & Transition Plans. Title Two, Public Entities

    Evan Terry Associates, P.C., comps.
    Birmingham: Evan Terry Assoc., 1992.

  • Americans with Disabilities Act, Titles II & II, Technical Assistance Manual

    U.S. Dept. of Justice, Civil Rights Division
    Washington, DC: DOJ, n.d.

  • Americans with Disabilities Act, Title III Technical Assistance Manual.

    U.S. Dept. of Justice, Civil Rights Division.
    Washington, DC: DOJ, 1992.

  • Americans with Disabilities Practice and Compliance Manual (Newsletters)

    Paul Bernardini, ed.

  • Americans with Disabilities Act Annotated Bibliography of Resources

    American Association of Retired Persons, comp.
    Washington DC: AARP, n.d.

  • At the Heart of Alzheimers: a Complete Guidebook to Understanding and Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease

    Carol Simpson. Silver Spring: Manor HealthCare Corp., 1996.

  • Audiovisual Catalog 1990

    Bureau of Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
    [Daytona?]: Florida Dept. of Education Division of Blind Services, 1990.

  • Biography of the Blind

    James Wilson.
    Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1995

  • Braille into the Next Millennium

    National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
    Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2000.

  • Care and Feeding of the Long White Cane: Instructions in Cane Travel for Blind People

    Thomas Bickford. Large Type edition.
    Baltimore: National Federation of the Blind, 1993.

  • Chartbook on Women and Disability in the United States

    Lita Jans, Ph.D. and Susan Stoddard, Ph.D.
    Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, 1999.

  • Cooking in Paradise

    Pinellas Talking Book Library and Caring & Sharing Center for Independent Living, Inc., comps.
    Lenexa, KS: Cookbook Publishers, Inc., 1982.

  • Coping with Macular Degeneration

    Bill G. Chapman, Ed.D. 3rd ed.
    Lubbock, TX: Vision Loss Technology, 1992.

  • Diabetes, Vision Loss and Aging.

    Eleanor E. Faye, M.D., et al. New York:
    Lighthouse International, 1991.

  • Disability Rights Movement

    Fred Pelka.
    Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 1997.

  • Drills Reproduced in Braille: Supplement to Instruction Manual for Braille Transcribing

    Richard H. Evensen, ed.
    Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1984.

  • Easy Access to National Parks

    Wendy Roth and Michael Tompane. San Francisco:
    Sierra Club Books, 1992.

  • Enabling Romance: a Guide to Love, Sex and Relationships for the Disabled and the People Who Care About Them.

    Ken Kroll and Erica Levy Klein.
    New York: Harmony Books, 1992.

  • English Braille American Edition, 1994

    Braille Authority of North America, comp. Louisville:
    American Printing House for the Blind, 1994.

  • English Braille American Edition, 1959.

    American Association of Workers for the Blind et al.
    Louisville: American Printing House for the Blind, 1959. Two copies.

  • Facts You Need to Know to do Business in Pinellas County, Florida

    Pinellas County Department of Economic Development. Clearwater: n.p., [1999?].

  • Field Guide for the Sight-Impaired Reader: a Comprehensive Resource for Students, Teachers and Librarians.

    Andrew Leibs.
    Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999.

  • Financial Aid for the Disabled and Their Families, 1996-1998

    Gail Ann Schlachter and R. David Weber.
    San Carlos, CA: Reference Service Press, 1996.

  • Financial Aid for the Disabled and Their Families, 1996-1996

    Gail Ann Schlachter and R. David Weber.
    San Carlos, CA: Reference Service Press, 1994.

  • Financing Assistive Technology: a Handbook for Rehabilitation Professionals

    Donald W. Dew, Ed.D., et al, ed.
    Washington, DC: George Washington University, 1998.

  • Florida Accessibility Code for Building Construction

    Florida Department of Community Affairs.
    Tallahassee: Dept. of Community Affairs, 1997.

  • Florida Library Directory with Statistics, 2000

    Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services.
    Tallahassee: n.p., 2000.

  • Florida Literacy Directory & Resource Guide.

    10th ed.
    Orlando: Florida Literacy Coalition, 2000.

  • Florida Literacy Data & Statistics Handbook

    Orlando: Florida Literacy Coalition, n.d.

  • Follow My Leader

    James B. Garfield.
    New York: Scholastic, Inc., n.d.

  • Future of Children: Special Education for Students with Disabilities

    Volume 6, Number 1.
    Los Angeles: Center for the Future of Children, The David and Lucille Packard Foundation, 1996.

  • Funding for Persons with Visual Impairments.

    Gail Ann Schlachter. Large Print ed.
    El Dorado Hills, CA: Reference Service Press, 2000.

  • Great American Vacations for Travelers with Disabilities

    Jillian L. Magalaner, et al, ed.
    New York: Fodor’s Travel Publications, 1994.

  • Guidelines and Games for Teaching Efficient Braille Reading

    Myrna R. Olson, Ed.D.
    New York: American Foundation for the Blind, 1981.

  • Guidelines for Accessing Alternative Format Educational Materials

    Barbara Nail-Chiwetalu.
    National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. March 1, 2000.
    http://www.loc.gov/nls/guidelines.htm.

  • Handbook of Braille Contractions

    Harry Schuchman, comp. Twin Vision Format.
    Tarzana, CA: American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults, 1990.

  • Health, Wellness and Aging with Disability

    June Isaacson Kailes. 3.0 edition.
    Playa del Rey, CA: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging with Disability, 1998.

  • Helping Employers Comply with the ADA: an Assessment of How the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is Enforcing Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act

    U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
    Washington, DC: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1998.

  • Helping State and Local Governments Comply with the ADA: an Assessment of How the United States Department of Justice is Enforcing Title II, Subpart A, of the Americans with Disabilities Act

    U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
    Washington, DC: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1998.

  • History of the Florida Division of Blind Services: First 50 Years (1941-1991)

    Donald D. Foos, Ph.D. and Nancy C. Pack, Ph.D.
    Tallahassee: Florida Department of Education, 1992.

  • How Do I Do This When I Can’t See What I’m Doing: Information Processing for the Visually Disabled

    Gerald Jahoda.
    Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1993.

  • Instruction Manual for Braille Transcribing.

    Maxine B. Dorf. 3rd edition.
    Louisville: American Printing House for the Blind, [1987?].

  • Instruction Manual for Braille Transcribing, Code Changes

    Rochester: National Braille Association, Inc., 1987.

  • International Directory of Libraries and Production Facilities for the Blind

    Frank Kurt Cylke and Peter Hanke, eds.
    Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1984. 2 copies.

  • International Directory of Tactile Map Collections

    Frank Kurt Cylke and Judith M. Dixon, eds.
    Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1985.

  • Job-Hunting Tips for the So-Called Handicapped or People Who Have Disabilities, a Supplement to What Color is Your Parachute?

    Richard Nelson Bolles.
    Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 1991.

  • Library Service to Florida’s Elders: a Manual for Librarians Who Plan and Coordinate Library Services to Elders

    Division of Library and Information Services, State Library of Florida.
    Tallahassee: Florida Dept. of State, [1993?].

  • More Notes from a Different Drummer: a Guide to Juvenile Fiction Portraying the Disabled

    Barbara H. Baskin and Karen H. Harris.
    New York: R. R. Bowker Co., 1984.

  • Opening the Doors to Older Persons: an ADA Accessibility Checklist

    American Association of Retired Persons. N.p.: Legal Counsel for the Elderly, Inc., 1994.

  • Pinellas Profile: an Index Measuring Change in Pinellas County

    Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County.
    Pinellas Park, FL: Research & Evaluation Ctr., 2000.

  • Planning Barrier Free Libraries: a Guide for Renovation and Construction of Libraries Serving Blind and Physically Handicapped Readers

    Charles A. Moss, Jr.
    Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1981.

  • Planning for Results: a Public Library Transformation Process.

    Ethel Himmel and William James Wilson.
    Chicago: ALA, 1998.

  • Prescriptions for Independence: Working with Older People Who Are Visually Impaired

    Nora Griffin-Shirley and Gerda Groff.
    New York: AFB Press, 1993.

  • R is for Reading

    Leslie Eldridge, ed.
    Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1985.

  • Say How? A Pronunciation Guide to Names of Public Figures

    Ray Hagen, comp.
    Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2001.

  • Say How? A Pronunciation Guide to Names of Public Figures

    Ray Hagen, comp.
    Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2000.

  • Spanish Catalog in English and Spanish

    Large Print edition.
    Los Angeles: Braille Institute, 1999.

  • Speaking Out: Personal and Professional Views on Library Service for Blind and Physically Handicapped Individuals

    Leslie Eldridge, ed.
    Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1982.

  • That All May Read: Library Service for Blind and Physically Handicapped People.

    National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
    Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1983.

  • Vision Loss in an Aging Society: a Multidisciplinary Perspective

    John E. Crews and Frank J. Whittington, ed.
    New York: AFB Press, 2000.

  • What Museum Guides Need to Know: Access for Blind and Visually Impaired Visitors.

    Gerda Groff and Laura Gardner. New York:
    American Foundation for the Blind, 1990.

  • William A. Thomas Braille Bookstore, 1998 Catalog Supplement

    Stuart, FL: Braille International, Inc., 1998.

Other Resources:


Pamphlet Collection | Videos | Audio Books

Pamphlet Collection

  • Accessibility Guidelines for Speakers

    June Isaacson Kailes.
    Edition III.

  • Age Page: Aging and Your Eyes

    National Institute on Aging. May, 2000.
    http://www.nih.gov/nia/health/pubpub/eyes.htm

  • Educating Blind and Visually Impaired Students: Policy Guidance

    Department of Education. December 2000. http://ocfo.rd.gov/Fedreg/other

  • EEOC: “Disability” Definition for the ADA, 1995

  • Federal Policy Barriers to Assistive Technology

    National Council on Disability. May, 2000.

  • Frequently Asked Questions About Age Related Macular Degeneration

    Prevent Blindness America. May 2000. http://www.preventblindness.org

  • Frequently Asked Questions About Cataract.

    Ibid.

  • Frequently Asked Questions About Glaucoma

    Ibid.

  • FOCUS: Library Service to Older Adults, People with Disabilities.

    1993-1998.

  • Funding of Assistive Technology

    July 1999. http://www.nls.org/vrbooklt.htm

  • Language is More Than a Trivial Concern!

    June Isaacson Kailes. 9th edition.

  • Pocket Guide to Federal Help for Individuals with Disabilities

    December, 1997.

  • Preferred Practices to Keep in Mind as You Encounter People Who Have Disabilities

    June Isaacson Kailes.
    September, 1997.

  • Americans with Disabilities Act. Public Law 101-336

    101st Congress, July 26, 1990.

  • Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards

    April 1, 1988.

Videos

  • Are You Ready?

    Florida Department of Elder Affairs, 1993.
    A short video on hurricane preparedness.

  • Beginning of Independence

    Southeastern Guide Dogs, Inc. 10 min. 40 sec.

  • Cookin' Up Profits on Wall Street: a Guide to Common Sense Investing

    Beardstown Ladies. 1993.

  • Courage

    Southeastern Guide Dogs, Inc.

    10 min. 30 sec.
    The story of how Southeastern Guide Dogs Inc. is blending disciplines which provide specially trained guide dogs to blind individuals who are challenged beyond their loss of vision.

  • DO-IT Scholars

    University of Washington, 1994. 11 min. 30 sec.

  • For Better or for Worse

    Direct Cinema Limited. 55 min.

  • Healing Influence: Guidelines for Stroke Families.

    Patricia Neal. 1994.

  • Home Nursing Care: A Practical Guide for Family Caregivers

    AYA, Inc. 58 min. The health care system has changed and more and more we're caring for our sick at home. To do this safely and successfully, we need some basic knowledge of care giving and some practical nursing skills. This one-hour video shows you how to give a bed bath, change an occupied bed, care for incontinence, move the patient safely, set up a sick room, and care for yourself.

  • Library Promotional Tape

    Descriptive Video Service, WGBH. 5 min. 18 sec.

  • Meeting the Need

    Open Captioned, Audio-Descriptive Video. 19 min.

  • New What Do You Do When You See a Blind Person?

    American Foundation for the Blind.
    16 min.

  • *What Do You Do When You See a Blind Person?

    American Foundation for the Blind.
    13 min. 47 sec.

  • Theartre Without Limits

    Arts for All. MaineCITE.
    26 min.

  • World Wide Access

    DO-IT, University of Washington. 1996.
    11 min. 18 sec.

Audio Books

  • LA Theatre Works

    A 20-year-old non-profit theatre and radio production organization, has recorded the some of world's finest dramatic literature, novels and short stories.

  • Brighton Beach Memoirs

  • Great Tennessee Monkey Trail

  • Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting

  • Night Mother

  • Park Your Car in Harvard Yard