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1980 Oct. 14

Knútsson, Hope

Letter from Hope Knútsson to Judi Chamberlin

Reykjavík (Iceland) - Recounting Knútsson's attendance at the annual meeting of the association for ex patients, families of patients and other interested parties as well as a letter to the editor from the newspaper in which an former patient wrote about stigma and the desire to form an ex-patient group. Complaints about the professional perspective on the social skills of and standards of behavior for residents at the ha... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980 Sept. 20

Knútsson, Hope

Letter from Hope Knútsson to Judi Chamberlin

Reykjavík (Iceland) - Describing travel plans, her husband's job, and friends including a fellow activist, Kris, an advocate for persons with intellectual disabilities with two PhDs in Public Health and Health Services Planning. Inquiring into Chamberlin's radio and television appearances. Recounting issues with Systa, the nurse and translator, as well as with the halfway house where Knútsson works. Contextualizing the ant... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980 Nov. 27

Knútsson, Hope

Letter from Hope Knútsson to Judi Chamberlin

Reykjavík (Iceland) - Inquiring about examples of Patients' Bills of Rights as Knútsson is scheduled to suggest ideas for a discussion group on stigma with the patients' organization in Iceland. Identifying the delineation between groups of families of patients and groups in which patients advocate for themselves. Recounting fellow activist and friend Systa's efforts working with members of parliament on a bill about menta... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980 Dec. 16

Knútsson, Hope

Letter from Hope Knútsson to Judi Chamberlin

Reykjavík (Iceland) - Expressing disappointment in Knútsson's relationship with Systa, a radical nurse and fellow activist, who has missed multiple important meetings as well as Kristján, a resident who lives at the halfway house, who also missed multiple meetings. Discussing the format and progress of the Geðhjálp organization and a possible split between the patient support group and a group for families of patients and ... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers