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

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1995

Operating manual for elected officials

Consisting of an article reprinted from Mouth magazine by Josie Byzek on how to communicate with elected officials through the use of ADAPT's You Choose informational brochure. Also including information on how to communicate with the press.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1997

Incitement vol. 13 no. 2 Summer

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

Judi Chamberlin Papers

2002

Mouth magazine voice of the dis-labeled nation vol. 13 no. 3 September/October

Topeka (Kan.) - Concerning disability rights, the main topic covered in this issue is hornoring disability advocate Justin Dart, who recently passed away. Includes articles, comics and other resources for people with disabilities.

Lucy Gwin Papers

2004

Incitement A publication of ADAPT vol. 20 no. 2 Spring

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

Judi Chamberlin Papers

2002

Mouth magazine voice of the dis-labeled nation vol. 13 no. 4 November/December

Topeka (Kan.) - Concerning disability rights, the main topic covered in this issue is concepts of normality. Includes articles, comics and other resources for people with disabilities.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1971

Chapter 812 'An act providing for public housing for handicapped persons of low income'

Massachusetts - Provides the definition for people with physical disabilities of low income, which the act is about, and contains suggestions as what criteria determines if a person is physically disability and describes the occupancy for a person or people with disabilities living in low income housing. There is information on different areas of the home which must be designed to fit the needs of people with physica... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1988

Massachusetts Voters with Disabilities for Dukakis

Follow-up on Paul Kirk's five point plan Accessible campaign speeches and offices

Concord (Mass.) - Urging the Dukakis campaign to establish a campaign advisory committee on the issue of accessibility, to endorse the Americans with Diabilities Act, and to hire people with disabilities to work on the campaign. Including a letter from Frederick A. Fay to the campaign manager of the Committee to Elect Dukakis President.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1971

Francis W. Sargent signing legislation with members of MAP

Massachusetts - Governor Sargent seated at his desk with members of MAP and other unidentified persons. Elmer C. Bartels at far right seated in chair. Photograph is signed by the Governor.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1968 Nov. 11

Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics

MAP Worcester minutes

Worcester (Mass.) - Describing a meeting of MAP's Worcester chapter. Discussing committee reports on architectural barriers, employment, recreation and legislation.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1988 June 6

Bartels, Elmer C.

Letter from Elmer C. Bartels to Philip W. Johnson

Boston (Mass.) - Requesting Johnson's assistance in encouraging Governor Dukakis to endorse the Americans with Disabilities Act. Describing the Act, Massachusett's record on disability rights and the importance of the Governor's support.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers