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1991 Mar. 12

Gwin, Lucy

Letter from Lucy Gwin to Arlene Kanter

United States - Lucy briefly details her introduction to brain injury and rehabilitation. Lucy states that she has been unable to find an attorney to represent her against New Medico and asks Arlene to represent her.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1991 Mar. 9

Gwin, Lucy

Letter from Lucy Gwin to Herbert L. Brill

United States - Lucy says that when she first called on Herb to represent her they had philosophical differences about patients' rights, which has since narrowed. However, Herb has said he will not represent Lucy in the suit because she is "too controversial" and Lucy implores him to represent her in the suit.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1993 June 24

Gwin, Lucy

Letter from Lucy Gwin to Kenneth Payment

Rochester (N.Y.) - Lucy writes hoping to discuss other whistleblower suits against other health care chains such as Mediplex. Lucy wants to know if Harter, Secrest & Emery is interested in pursuing these whisteblower cases or if she should seek help elsewhere.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1992

This brain has a mouth the voice of disability rights vol. 3 no. 3 September/October

Rochester (N.Y.) - Special speak out issue urging people with disabilities to be vocal about the discrimination they face socially and medically. One article in particular discusses the failure of the California Department of Rehabilitation to provide adequate service to disabled people and how this is a nationwide problem.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1997

Mouth magazine the voice of disability rights vol. 8 no. 1 May/June

Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains articles about claiming the heroism of the disability rights movement and recognizing some of the ordinary heroes that fight for disability rights. Also includes photos of heroes in the community.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1998

Mouth magazine voice of the disability nation vol. 9 no. 2 July/August

Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains articles that discuss managed care, demonstrations and protests by ADAPT and other disability rights groups, long term care reform, and resources for people with disabilities.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1992

Mouth magazine vol. 3 no. 4 November/December

Rochester (N.Y.) - Special green book issue that discusses the difficulties of gaining and keeping a job when disabled. Articles offer personal experience and advice. The Americans with Disabilities Act is discussed as well as Bill Clinton's stance on disability rights in his presidential campaign.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1996

Mouth magazine the voice of disability rights vol. 7 no. 1 May/June

Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains articles about how people with disabilities and their allies can organize and be politically active, with snapshots of individual organizers in the disability rights movement and advice on ways to organize.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1998

Mouth magazine voice of the disability nation vol. 9 no. 1 May/June

Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains brief blurbs about various disability rights legislations and laws in the news, articles on enforcing the ADA, and articles on workers' compensation.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1992

This brain has a mouth the national magazine of people with brains vol. 3 no. 2 July/August

Rochester (N.Y.) - Special issue focused on independent living for people with disabilities. Includes interview with disability rights activist Ed Roberts and discussions about the successes and failures of Centers for Independent Living.

Lucy Gwin Papers