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			  Newsletters and Journals
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This list contains periodicals with information for computer users with
disabilities, those using computers to teach persons with disabilities, and
those interested in the area of augmentative communication. No
recommendations or endorsements are implied by inclusion in this list.
Contact each resource for specific, up-to-date information.

The Advocate
     Autism Society of America
     7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 650
     Bethesda, MD  20814
     (301) 657-0881
     (800) 3-AUTISM
Contains information relating computers to the teaching of autistic children.
Lists conferences and referrals, also contains articles, interviews, and
research updates on computers and autism.  Quarterly.

American Journal of Occupational Therapy
     American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
     1383 Piccard Drive
     Rockville, MD  20850
     (301) 948-9626
Publication covers new approaches, practices, research, educational
activities, and professional trends in occupational therapy.

Assistive Technology
     RESNA
     1101 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 700
     Washington, DC  20036
     (202) 857-1199
Journal which focuses upon technological issues in the rehabilitation field.

Augmentative and Alternative Communication
     Decker Publications
     1 James Street South
     P.O. Box 620, LCD1
     Hamilton, ON  L8N 3K7
     CANADA
     (416) 522-7017
Quarterly journal focuses on non-verbal communication, integration theory,
technology, and systems development, as well as assessment, treatment and
education of communication systems users.

     Augmentative Communication News 
     Augmentative Communication, Inc.  
     One Surf Way, Suite 215 
     Monterey, CA 93940 
     (408) 649-3050
Bimonthly newsletter covering topics in augmentative communication.  Each
issue contains sections on consumer issues, equipment, clinical news,
governmental affairs, and research.

Blissworld
     Blissymbolics Communication International
     24 Ferrand Drive
     Don Mills, ON  M3C 3N2
     CANADA
     (416) 421-8377
A newsletter forum for Bliss symbol users, clinicians, and other interested
persons.

The Catalyst
     Western Center for Microcomputers in Special Education
     1259 El Camino Real, Suite 275
     Menlo Park, CA  94025
     (415) 855-8064
Quarterly newsletter that provides information on technology adaptations for
special education and rehabilitation.

Closing the Gap
     Closing the Gap, Inc.
     P.O. Box 68
     Henderson, MN  56044
     (612) 248-3294
Bimonthly magazine which provides information on the use of computers in
special education and rehabilitation.  Includes a "Software Previews" column,
user comments, articles, and suggestions.  Annual product directory
published.

Communicating Together
     Sharing to Learn
     P.O. Box 986
     Thornhill, ON  L3T 4A5
     CANADA
     (416) 771-1491
Quarterly journal which provides a means of sharing experiences and
information on communication for non-speaking individuals.

Communication Outlook
     Artificial Language Laboratory
     Michigan State University
     405 Computer Center
     East Lansing, MI  48824-1042
     (517) 353-0870
Quarterly journal which focuses on communication aids and techniques.
Provides information also for blind and visually impaired persons.
Affiliated publication of ISAAC and USSAAC.

The Communicator 
Colorado Easter Seal Society 
5755 West Alameda
 Lakewood, CO 80226 
(303) 233-1666 
Quarterly newsletter which provides information on assistive technology and
adaptive equipment; also lists training and conference opportunities.

Computer-Disability News
     National Easter Seal Society
     70 E. Lake Street
     Chicago, IL  60601
     (312) 726-6200
Quarterly publication which includes announcements regarding products,
software, meetings, grants as well as interviews with professionals in the
field.

Computing Teacher
     ISTE (International Society for Technology and Education)
     1787 Agate Street
     University of Oregon
     Eugene, OR  97403
     (503) 346-4414
Published eight times per year.  Includes articles, columns, software
reviews, new products, and calendars.

ConnSENSE (Connecticut's Special Educ. Network for Software Evaluation)
     University of Connecticut
     Box U-64
     249 Glenbrook Road
     Storrs, CT  06269-2064
     (203) 486-0172
Concerned with evaluating courseware for students with disabilities.  Has
telecommunications system for special education administrators, and a
telecommunications project for students with disabilities.  Publishes the
ConnSENSE Bulletin which contains reviews of software as they apply to
students with special needs.  Lists upcoming events and technological
breakthroughs for people with disabilities as well as resource and reference
information.

D-SNUG Newsletter
     Disabled/Special Needs Users Group
     Boston Computer Society
     One Kendall Square
     Cambridge, MA  01239
     (617) 252-0600
Quarterly newsletter of the Disabled/Special Needs Users Group of the Boston
Computer Society.  Available in print.

The Disability Rag
     Advocado Press, Inc.
     Box 145
     Louisville, KY  40201
     (502) 459-5343
Deals with social change and political issues affecting the disability rights
movement.  Frequently contains articles regarding the relevance of technology
and announcements about new technology.

Education Technology News
     Business Publishing, Inc.
     951 Pershing Drive
     Silver Spring, MD  20910
     (301) 587-6300
Bi-weekly newsletter that reports on computer advances in education.  Reports
on teacher training, software purchasing, obsolescence, new products,
research, legislation, state and local news, meetings and conventions.

Educational Technology
     Educational Technology Publications
     720 Palisade Avenue
     Englewood Cliffs, NJ  07632
     (201) 871-4007
Monthly publication with articles, literature, product reviews, and abstracts
of documents from the ERIC Clearinghouse of Information Resources on the
application of technology relating to education.

Exceptional Parent Magazine
     120 State Street
     Hackensack, NJ  07601
     (201) 489-0871
     (800) 372-7368
This publication is printed ten times per year and is designed for parents of
children with disabilities.  Much of the material is written by parents and
information on technology is included.  One issue per year is devoted
strictly to technology as well.

Journal for Computer Use in Speech and Hearing
     Computer Users in Speech and Hearing (CUSH)
     P.O. Box 2160
     Hudson, OH  44236
     (216) 972-7564
Journal dealing with computer applications in treatment, diagnosis, and
delivery of services for persons with communication impairments.  Includes
software/hardware reviews, new product announcements, and summaries.

Journal of Cognitive Rehabilitation
     6555 Carrollton Avenue
     Indianapolis, IN  46220
     (317) 257-9672
Bimonthly journal that includes articles on the use of computers in cognitive
rehabilitation retraining, software reviews, and printed source code to allow
readers to program new applications.

Journal of Special Education Technology
     Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
     Box 328
     Nashville, TN  37203
     (615) 322-8150
Quarterly journal which has information, research, and reports on innovative
practices applicable to educational technology.

Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness
     American Federation for the Blind
     15 West 16th Street
     New York, NY  10011
     (212) 620-2000
Research journal on issues related to visual impairment and blindness.
Includes research reviews, application papers, and articles on special topics
(including assistive technology).  Published monthly, except July and August.

Rehabilitation Digest
     Canadian Rehabilitation Council for the Disabled
     45 Shepard Avenue E., Suite 801
     Toronto, ON  M2N 5W9
     CANADA
     (416) 250-7490
Quarterly journal which contains a technology section as well as other
regular sections that highlight books and articles of interest to the rehab
community.

SERC Newsletter
     Special Education Resource Center
     25 Industrial Park Road
     Middletown, CT  06457
     (203) 632-1485
Outlines the Center's inservice activities, lists new acquisitions, provides
bibliographies for research and additional information on educational
resources for parents, educators, and others.

Special Education Report
     Capitol Publications
     110 King Street, Suite 444
     Alexandria, VA  22314
     (703) 683-4100
Bi-weekly newsletter containing information about federal, state, and local
efforts to educate special education children.  Covers new laws and
regulations, court cases, and funding.

Technology and Learning
     330 Progress Road
     Dayton, OH  45439
     (800) 543-4383 (800) 523-4625
Newsletter aimed toward computer use in education and administration of
schools and colleges.

Technology Update
     Sensory Access Foundation
     385 Sherman Avenue, Suite #2
     Palo Alto, CA  94306
     (415) 329-0430 (voice)
     (415) 329-0433 (TDD)
Bimonthly newsletter with information regarding technology and vision
impairment.  Includes new product announcements, product reviews, and
consumer information.  Available in print and audio tape.

Word from Washington
     United Cerebal Palsy Association
     Mail Process Center
     P.O. Box 879
     Cedar Rapids, IA  52406
     (800) USA-5UCP
Bimonthly newsletter devoted to policy issues of interest to persons with
disabilities.  Includes analyses and updates on regulations, legislations,
and other federal government measures.