31 results found for: subject:"People with disabilities--Legal status, laws, etc."

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1990

Gwin, Lucy

Sequence of events

A timeline of events following Gwin's escape from New Medico in August 1989 and her activism and advocacy in response to the experience.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1970

Sargent to assist disabled

Massachusetts - Regarding Governor Francis William Sargent's push for legislative reforms to protect the rights of people with disabilities in the state of Massachusetts. The Governor announced the appointment of Attorney Paul Jameson as chairman of a special commission on the rights of people with disabilities.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1991 Jan. 28

Schwartz, Steven J.

Letter from Steven J. Schwartz to Herbert Brill

Northampton (Mass.) - Steven sets out a list of potential legal objectives and reform goals for the New Medico suit, including legal rights and quality of care.

Lucy Gwin Papers

2007

Mouth Magazine Voice of the dislabeled nation vol. 17 no. 6 March/April

Topeka (Kan.) - Covering disability rights and advocacy. Assemblage of former issue graphics, cartoons, and comics by and for disabled persons and allies.

Lucy Gwin Papers

2008

Mouth magazine Voice of the dislabeled nation vol. 18 no. 4 & 5 November/December/January/February

Topeka (Kan.) - Covering disability rights and advocacy with a theme of movement and mobility. Includes personal stories, advice, resources, and comics by and for disabled persons and allies. Articles on murder and assisted suicide of disabled persons.

Lucy Gwin Papers

2008

Mouth magazine Voice of the dislabeled nation vol. 18 no. 6 March/April

Topeka (Kan.) - Covering disability rights and advocacy. Includes personal stories, advice, resources, and comics by and for disabled persons and allies. Featuring a CBC internview with John McKnight about the meaning of community, professionalism, and need. Several mentions of Terri Schiavo.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1995

Mouth magazine the voice of disability rights vol. 6 no. 3 September/October

Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains articles focusing on American legislation that affects people with disabilities. Also includes articles about shock therapy, AIDS, and being grateful for the introspection that being disabled can bring and learning to love being a person with a disability.

Lucy Gwin Papers

2007

Mouth magazine Voice of the dislabeled nation vol. 18 no. 1 & 2 May/June/July/August

Topeka (Kan.) - Special issue commemorating the life and work of Ed Roberts. Also covering independent living, representation in the media, and selective abortion as they pertain to disabled persons and allies.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1996

Mouth magazine the voice of disability rights vol. 7 no. 2 July/August

Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains articles celebrating the sixth anniversary of the ADA and declaring it a holiday of power. Several articles suggest and highlight various power moves that people with disabilities have performed to celebrate the occasion. There is also an article about assisted suicide and one about CILs.

Lucy Gwin Papers

2006

Mouth magazine Voice of the dislabeled nation vol. 17 no. 3 & 4 September/October/November/December

Topeka (Kan.) - Covering disability activism and activists, mostly related to ADAPT. Advice and resources as well as humorous articles and comics for disabeled persons and their families.

Lucy Gwin Papers