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

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1971 Dec. 8

Sarkisian, Doris

Letter from Doris Sarkisian to Richard LaPierre

Waltham (Mass.) - Discussing efforts to communicate with the various housing authorities in Massachusetts and the hope that a similar letter from the Easter Seal Society would increase response rates.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1988 May 24

Disability Advocates for Dukakis

Dukakis and disability issues

Letter from Elmer C. Bartels and John Chappell on behalf of Disability Advocates for Dukakis urging that the Dukakis presidential campaign articulate the issues of people with disabilities. Reviewing Dukakis' record of advocacy and discussing the current issues facing the community that demand greater attention from the state. Topics covered include; transportation, accessibility, employment, financia... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1997

Mouth magazine voice of the disability nation vol. 8 no. 3 September/October

Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains articles that discuss the importance of the Medicaid Community Attendant Services Act of 1997 (MI CASA), which ADAPT and other disability rights groups fought to get introduced to the House of Representatives. Some articles talk about the roadblocks that may be encountered in trying to get the bill passed.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1997

Mouth magazine the voice of disability rights vol. 7 no. 5 & 6 January/February/March

Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains articles that discuss political activism such as a protest held outside the U.S. Supreme Court in January 1997 by the disability rights group Not Dead Yet, protests and demands for action by ADAPT, and criticism about the independent living movement moving away from the philosophy on which the movement was founded.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1998

Mouth magazine voice of the disability nation vol. 8 no. 5 & 6 March/April

Rochester (N.Y.) - Double issue that features an investigative report about how the U. S. Department of Justice fails to enforce the ADA, with interviews conducted with attorney Sara Kaltenborn, who had recently retired from the DOJ at the time; Sharon Mistler, who had recently retired from the DOJ, Civil Rights Divison, Disability Rights Section; John Wodatch, Chief of the Disability Rights Division of the DOJ; and Liz... more

Lucy Gwin Papers

1988 Feb. 8

Paul Simon for President Committee

New group lauds Simon leadership on disabilities

Washington (D.C.) - Announcing the formation of the Disability Coalition for Paul Simon and detailing the senator's record on disability issues. Including a statement from the senator and a list of the 77 coalition members.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1988

National Citizens Alliance on Disability Issues, Inc.

Voters' guide on disability issues

Columbus (Ohio) - Consisting of campaign responses to the Alliance's Candidate Survey on Disability Issues. Explaining the mission of the National Citizens' Alliance as well as their process for acquiring this information.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1988

Disabled but Abled to Vote

Policy statements on disability issues by the three presidential candidates

Statements on issues related to the rights and care of people with disabilities from Vice President George Bush, Massachusetts Governor Mike Dukakis, and the Reverend Jesse Jackson.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers