1992 Jan. 9
Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010
Boston (Mass.) - Chamberlin enjoyed meeting psychiatric survivors in New Zealand and informs Harper about the Americans with Disabilities Act in the United States. She mentions a mailing list to activists which contains information about the ex-patients' movement and issues of concern.
Washington (D.C.) - Federal civil rights for people with disabilities published by the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Including a brief history of the act, specific legislation, dates for compliance and regional office contact information.
Washington (D.C.) - Accessible text concerning Title V, Section 504, of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 for people with disabilities published by the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Assistance for people, parents or guardians. Including resources for regional offices and HEW agencies.
1994 Dec. 5
United States. District Court (Massachusetts)
Massachusetts - Regarding a suit against the MBTA to bring an injunction to require them to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act in making their stations and transportation accessible. Several plaintiffs who use wheelchairs or are visually impaired are listed along with their allegations against the MBTA.
Austin (Tex.) - Contains articles and news about disability rights and American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT) events and demonstrations. This issue features actions to bring light to the fact that despite the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, many bus companies continue not to comply with it. There is also information on the Medicaid Community Attendant Services Act (MiCASA) of 1997. The... more
Topeka (Kan.) - Contains articles and news about disability rights and American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT) events and demonstrations. This issue features information on an ADAPT demonstration in Washington, D.C. protesting against cuts to Medicaid, specifically around community based services. There are responses and comments to an ADAPT survey by Presidential Candidate John Kerry. There is also ne... more