Northampton (Mass.) - Contains news, personal stories, resources, and information on services from the Family Planning Council of Western Massachusetts. This issue includes an article on coping with breast cancer, the FPC's statewide contract for a Statewide HIV Counseling and Testing Hotline funded by the state Department of Public Health, information on health care reform, and community events to benefit FPC.
Community Coalition for Teens
Greenfield (Mass.) - Consisting of coalition news, information on local programs and people, and a listing of events and meetings. Including a listing for an AIDS Info Line as well as a workshop on "HIV Education for Grades 5-12" sponsored by the Family PLanning Council of Western Massachusetts.
Network Against Psychiatric Assault
Berkeley (Calif.) - Concerning NAPA's new office location, the NAPA library and resource center, a lobotomy information sheet, the tenth annual Conference on Human Rights and Psychiatric Oppression, the effort to get a ballot question to end shock treatment in Berkeley, the protest of the American Psychiatric Association Conference, and other information related to the work of the Network Against Psychiatric Assault.
Topeka (Kan.) - Contains articles and news about disability rights and American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT) events and demonstrations. This issue contains information on a meeting with the National Governor's Association and a demonstrations in Washington, D.C. There is also information on the Medicaid Community Attendant Services and Supports Act (MiCASSA), the Money Follows the Person program, and... more
Massachusetts - Contains news, meeting minutes, and resources for members of MAP. This issue includes information on a wheelchair hitchhike across the United States, brief reports from the State Board meeting, and the National Paraplegia Foundation's commission of summaries of ongoing projects dealing with central nervous system regeneration. There is also information on the opening of a severely disabled unit by the... more
Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics
Massachusetts - Contains news, meeting minutes, and resources for members of MAP. This issue features information on the Vocational Rehabilitation Planning Commission, reports from a previous membership meeting, and President Johnson asking Congress to extend Medicare benefits to people under 65 who are permanently disabled. There is also some information on those who contribute to MAP receiving tax deductions.
Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics
Massachusetts - Contains news, meeting minutes, and resources for members of MAP. This issue includes information on computer programming for people with physical disabilities, the bill introduced by Senator Jacob K. Javits which provides tax deductions for people with disabilities, and reports from a previous membership meeting and regular meeting. There is also information on MAP representatives featured at a meeti... more
Springfield (Mass.) - Contains information on news, events, resources, and personal stories for people with HIV/AIDS and activists working to prevent the disease. This issue includes an article on Steven Quinlivan bringing information on HIV/AIDS to a rural audience through games, a brief article on World AIDS Day, and the types of discrimination related to HIV/AIDS which are illegal. There is a recipe for milk-free vanill... more
Human Service Forum (Springfield, Mass.)
Springfield (Mass.) - A page from the HSF newsletter which contains brief information on children services, volunteer centers as a resource for agencies, and a Holyoke first call directory, as well as contact information for Western Massachusetts legislators.
North Carolina Paraplegia Association
North Carolina - Contains information on the May cookout sponsored by the Winston Salem Exchange Club and the March meeting which was held at Fairview Moravian Church. There is also information on a Texas law which requires all public transportation to carry people who are blind or physically disabled at no additional charge, notes on local legislature regarding people with disabilities, and a call for the rights and ... more