140 results found for: subject:"People with disabilities--Civil rights"

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Human rights in attendant service programs

Rochester (N.Y.) - On safeguards for people with disabilities who employ attendants and attendant agencies.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1990 July 1

Gwin, Lucy

Letter from Lucy Gwin to Herbert Brill

Lucy forms connections with people in the Office of Civil Rights for the Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Rehabilitation Services Administration. She attends a Citizen Advocacy conference. Through Mouth magazine Lucy has been able to build a national network of survivors and their families. She is also named to a local committee of the Rochester Center for Independent Living.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1990 May 6

Gwin, Lucy

Letter from Lucy Gwin to Herbert Brill

Lucy attended the NYS Bar Association's conference on Representing People with Disabilities. She met several people in some way involved with the NYS Department of Health and is looking to solicit their help. Lucy is named committee chair of the Treatment Ethics Committee of the Council of People with Head Injury of the New York State Head Injury Association.

Lucy Gwin Papers


Ohio Disability Law and Policy Center

Ohio legal rights service

Columbus (Ohio) - Describing the mission statement of OLRS, the Ohio Legal Rights Service, which monitors the mental health and developmental disabilities services systems, is involved in case advocacy, and advocates for the empowerment and independence of persons termed mentally or developmentally disabled.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1988 July 20

Democratic National Committee (U.S.)

News release

Atlanta (Ga.) - Acknowledging difficulties faced by people with disabilities with respect to accessibilty at the 1988 Convention and committing to improved conditions in the future. Announcing concrete goals for the inclusion and consideration of people with disabilities within the Democratic Party.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1970 Mar. 31

Massachusetts Council of Organizations of the Handicapped

Massachusetts Council of Organizations of the Handicapped by laws

Massachusetts - Outlining the organization's policies on their name, purpose, membership, voting, quorum, officers, term of office and elections, meetings, assessments and changes in by laws.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1990 Jan. 1

Gwin, Lucy

Letter from Lucy Gwin to Steven J. Schwartz

Lucy details the process of a program being filmed about New Medico by Paul Gallagher, producer/writer for OurTown Television Productions, for which Lucy provided contacts and took part in interviews. The program is shelved for the time being.

Lucy Gwin Papers


American Disabled for Accessible Public Transportation

What would you choose for this child?

Denver (Colo.) - Mock-up of an informational packet about the dangers and harm of long term institutional care. Including photographs, statistics, an enclosed fact book and envelope. Inside the back pages are notes about the mock-up itself and intentions for the final product.

Lucy Gwin Papers


Gwin, Lucy

Mouth magazine subscription advertisement

Information about Mouth magazine including blurbs from people and other publications; including a subscription form.

Lucy Gwin Papers


Mouth magazine Voice of the dislabeled nation vol. 18 no. 3 September/October

Topeka (Kan.) - Special issue on the convalescence of mountain climber Barry Corbet. Also covering institutional care, disability rights, and advocacy.

Lucy Gwin Papers