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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

1997

Mouth magazine voice of the disability nation vol. 8 no. 3 September/October

Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains articles that discuss the importance of the Medicaid Community Attendant Services Act of 1997 (MI CASA), which ADAPT and other disability rights groups fought to get introduced to the House of Representatives. Some articles talk about the roadblocks that may be encountered in trying to get the bill passed.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1997

Mouth magazine the voice of disability rights vol. 7 no. 5 & 6 January/February/March

Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains articles that discuss political activism such as a protest held outside the U.S. Supreme Court in January 1997 by the disability rights group Not Dead Yet, protests and demands for action by ADAPT, and criticism about the independent living movement moving away from the philosophy on which the movement was founded.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1998

Mouth magazine voice of the disability nation vol. 8 no. 5 & 6 March/April

Rochester (N.Y.) - Double issue that features an investigative report about how the U. S. Department of Justice fails to enforce the ADA, with interviews conducted with attorney Sara Kaltenborn, who had recently retired from the DOJ at the time; Sharon Mistler, who had recently retired from the DOJ, Civil Rights Divison, Disability Rights Section; John Wodatch, Chief of the Disability Rights Division of the DOJ; and Liz... more

Lucy Gwin Papers