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Description: Recommended Reads for students at Hadley School for the Blind #disability #adults

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Take Charge

by Diane Croft and Rami Rabby

Provides guidance for blind job seekers.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Independent Living Without Sight and Hearing

by Richard Kinney

This is a wonderful resource for blind-deaf individuals and those who interact with them. It covers such topics as communication methods, independence at home, telephones, travel hints and much more.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Finding Wheels

by Anne L. Corn and L. Penny Rosenblum

This text comprises explanatory material, activities, and numerous case studies profiling individuals and their families. The goal is to help visual impaired adolescents come to terms with the practical difficulties, the emotional obstacles, and the serious consequences of their attitudes toward getting around. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Uncle Tom's Cabin

by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Date Added: 05/25/2017

The Fifties

by David Halberstam

A social, economic, political and cultural history of the post-World-War II period which impacted the decade of turbulence that followed.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Living with Vision Problems

by Jill Sardegna and Susan Shelly and Allan Rutzen and Scott M. Steidl

Millions of Americans have a significant level of vision impairment. This revised edition of Living with Vision Problems is designed to provide students with helpful information such as: how to cope, causes and types of vision impairments, preventions, treatments and even LASIK procedures. It is an extensive sourcebook for all topics, including medical, concerning blindness.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Founding Brothers

by Joseph J. Ellis

In this landmark work of history, the National Book Award--winning author of American Sphinx explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals--Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison--confronted the overwhelming challenges before them to set the course for our nation. The United States was more a fragile hope than a reality in 1790. During the decade that followed, the Founding Fathers--re-examined here as Founding Brothers--combined the ideals of the Declaration of Independence with the content of the Constitution to create the practical workings of our government. Through an analysis of six fascinating episodes--Hamilton and Burr's deadly duel, Washington's precedent-setting Farewell Address, Adams' administration and political partnership with his wife, the debate about where to place the capital, Franklin's attempt to force Congress to confront the issue of slavery and Madison's attempts to block him, and Jefferson and Adams' famous correspondence--Founding Brothers brings to life the vital issues and personalities from the most important decade in our nation's history.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Self Esteem and Adjusting with Blindness, Third Edition

by Dean W. Tuttle and Naomi Tuttle

A book about the period of personal adjustments that accompany the loss of vision.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

A People's History of the Supreme Court

by Peter Irons

Irons, a civil liberties lawyer and history professor, brings to life the common people whose real-life circumstances proved precedent setting in Supreme Court decisions. He focuses on the human aspect of decisions, from the impact of the slave trade and related issues in the formation of the nation to the contradictory values of the founding fathers and subsequent lawmakers. Irons reveals that the Bill of Rights was not central to the views of one founder, James Madison; the focus on individual rights was actually a compromise designed to secure ratification of the Constitution. Irons examines how the law has intersected with politics, from the passage of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth amendments during the radical reconstruction period through the Jim Crow era, when blacks were stripped of previously adjudicated rights. Irons clearly and repeatedly shows how the law reflects political reality above esoteric legal mandates. Irons continues his analysis to 1992, with case histories exploring the political context of the times. His work gives contextual richness to the history of an important American institution.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know

by The Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries

In addition to carefully choosing a well-balanced mix of terms from A to Z, the book balances straightforward vocabulary entries, such as bellicose, loquacious, and vehement, with words chosen directly from the disciplines of learning, such as parabola and hypotenuse from mathematics, gerrymander and enfranchise from civics, and photosynthesis and hemoglobin from biology. As a result, students often have an easier time with the list than adults, especially if they've been paying attention in their classes! The book also offers exercises at the end of the text to assist in the incorporation of the words into one's active vocabulary.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Flight of Arrows

by Richard Kinney

A short book of poems to his Mother and Dad and copyrighted in 1950

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Hadley Family Education Course Catalog 2008-2009

by The Hadley School for the Blind

Hadley School for the Blind Course catalog for the Family Education Program. Courses for: the grandparent and parent of a severely visually impaired child, and the spouse, significant other, adult sibling or adult child of a severely visually or blind adult.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Games for People with Sensory Impairments

by Lauren J. Lieberman and Jim F. Cowart

“This unique and valuable collection of games and activities, developed by innovative practitioners, fills a long – standing need for a book about teaching student with sensory impairments accompanied by multiple disabilities. I recommend this book highly for use in both inclusive and segregated settings.” Diane H. Craft, PhD Professor, Department of Physical Education SUNY Cortland College, NY

Date Added: 05/25/2017

W. E. B. Du Bois

by David Levering Lewis

A definitive biography of the African-American author and scholar describes Du Bois's formative years, the evolution of his philosophy, and his roles as a founder of the NAACP and architect of the American civil rights movement.

Pulitzer Prize Winner

Date Added: 05/25/2017

When You Have a Visually Impaired Student in Your Classroom

by Joanne Russotti and Rona Shaw and Susan Jay Spungin

This guide defines the paraeducator's role and how they work with other education team members. Subjects covered in the book include basics of visual impairment, tips for encouraging student growth and the special material and devices needed by the student. Forms are also included to help organize information and track progress.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Dictionary of Eye Terminology, 4th Edition

by Barbara Cassin and Melvin L Rubin

This comprehensive reference has been written for the purpose of making ophthalmological terminology comprehensible to the person without a scientific background.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

No Ordinary Time

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States. With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin masterfully weaves together a striking number of story lines--Eleanor and Franklin's marriage and remarkable partnership, Eleanor's life as First Lady, and FDR's White House and its impact on America as well as on a world at war. Goodwin effectively melds these details and stories into an unforgettable and intimate portrait of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt and of the time during which a new, modern America was born.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Date Added: 05/25/2017

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

by Robert Louis Stevenson

A London doctor discovers a drug which can split a person's personality and physical appearance into two distinct parts, good and evil.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Flutes Beyond the Day

by Richard Kinney

A small book of poems dedicated to Don Hathaway and copyrighted in 1953

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Coping with Vision Loss

by Bill Chapman

Legally blind for 30 years, Chapman explains fundamental facts about eyes and vision, including the causes and varieties of blindness. He also examines the new skills the partially sighted person must learn. Specific approaches and devices are covered in depth, including "eccentric viewing" and driving with telescopic glasses.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Founding Mothers

by Cokie Roberts

Cokie Roberts's number one New York Times bestseller, We Are Our Mothers' Daughters, examined the nature of women's roles throughout history and led USA Today to praise her as a "custodian of time-honored values." Her second bestseller, From This Day Forward, written with her husband, Steve Roberts, described American marriages throughout history, including the romance of John and Abigail Adams. Now Roberts returns with Founding Mothers, an intimate and illuminating look at the fervently patriotic and passionate women whose tireless pursuits on behalf of their families -- and their country -- proved just as crucial to the forging of a new nation as the rebellion that established it.While much has been written about the men who signed the Declaration of Independence, battled the British, and framed the Constitution, the wives, mothers, sisters, and daughters they left behind have been little noticed by history. Roberts brings us the women who fought the Revolution as valiantly as the men, often defending their very doorsteps. While the men went off to war or to Congress, the women managed their businesses, raised their children, provided them with political advice, and made it possible for the men to do what they did. The behind-the-scenes influence of these women -- and their sometimes very public activities -- was intelligent and pervasive.Drawing upon personal correspondence, private journals, and even favored recipes, Roberts reveals the often surprising stories of these fascinating women, bringing to life the everyday trials and extraordinary triumphs of individuals like Abigail Adams, Mercy Otis Warren, Deborah Read Franklin, Eliza Pinckney, Catherine Littlefield Green, Esther DeBerdt Reed, and Martha Washington -- proving that without our exemplary women, the new country might never have survived.Social history at its best, Founding Mothers unveils the drive, determination, creative insight, and passion of the other patriots, the women who raised our nation. Roberts proves beyond a doubt that like every generation of American women that has followed, the founding mothers used the unique gifts of their gender -- courage, pluck, sadness, joy, energy, grace, sensitivity, and humor -- to do what women do best, put one foot in front of the other in remarkable circumstances and carry on.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


by Richard L. Hughes and Robert C. Ginnett and Gordon J. Curphy

Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience consists of 13 chapters and three leadership skills sections integrated into the text. Authors Hughes, Ginnett, and Curphy draw upon three different types of literature--empirical studies; interesting anecdotes, stories and findings; and leadership skills--to create a text that is personally relevant, interesting, and scholarly. The authors' unique quest for a careful balancing act of leadership materials helps students apply theory and research to their real-life experiences. The Sixth Edition has been thoroughly updated in virtually every chapter.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Macular Degeneration

by Lylas G. Mogk and Marja Mogk

Dr. Lylas Mogk has a unique personal and professional understanding of AMD. This book explains how to successfully manage and limit its effect on a person’s life.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

How Do you Kiss a Blind Girl?

by Sally Roesch Wagner

Sally Wagner grew up in Prairie Village, Kan., and received a B.A. in English from Grinnell College. She taught high school English in Lakewood, Colorado, and re ceived an M.A. in journalism from the University of Colorado. She turned from teaching to journalism, but within months came the first signs of what led to blindness three years later.

With Andy, her golden retriever dog guide from the Seeing Eye, she took a public relations post, returned to reporting and collected the anecdotes which drew her back to Prairie Village to write this book. Wagner, 42, now covers a police beat for the Kansas City Times from her Prairie Village apartment.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

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