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

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1970 June 23

Welsh, Jane

Memorandum from Jane Welsh to members of the ad hoc interdepartmental committee on community housing for the handicapped

Boston (Mass.) - Regarding information on the bill H-5854, Sections 44 through 48 on "Housing for the Elderly and Handicapped" which had been sent out by the United Community Services of Metropolitan Boston and forward to members of the House Ways and Means Committee and Massachusetts Representatives.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1970 June 26

Demone, Harold W.

Letter from Harold W. Demone to unidentified correspondent

Boston (Mass.) - Addressed "dear representative"; providing information on H-5854 and Sections 42 through 48 which deal with public housing for people with physical disabilities. A public policy is needed which enables people with disabilities to live and stay active in their own community.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1972 Nov. 13

National Paraplegia Foundation

National Paraplegia Foundation minutes of the executive committee meeting

Chicago (Ill.) - Contains reports from various committees and staff with mention of plans for a medical and scientific seminar at the 1973 NPF convention. Other business include President Nixon vetoing 1972 Vocational Rehabilitation Act and fund raising efforts for the organization.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1972 Aug.

National Paraplegia Foundation

The squeaky wheel vol. 1 no. 8

Chicago (Ill.) - Contains news and information for the National Paraplegia Foundation. News from chapters of NPF across the United States is presented and advertisements from various companies promoting items for people with disabilities. Stories include research on rehabilitation of people with spinal cord injuries, establishing residential facilities for people with disabilities, and amendments to the Vocational Reh... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1968

Bedridden, she 'lobbies' bill through legislature

Massachusetts - About a bill being signed into law which allows for absentee voting in primary elections after a campaign carried on by Helen W. Cummings. Cummings had hired an ambulance to take her the three blocks to the polls during the last primary election to demonstrate the difficulties faced by disabled voters. There is an image of Cummings, bedridden, holding a copy of the bill and surrounded by Lieutenant Go... more

Elmer C. Bartels 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

1970 Aug. 14

Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics

MAP - Worcester membership meeting

Worcester (Mass.) - Describing a meeting of MAP's Worcester chapter. Discussing activities, the progress of bills #5854, #5780 and #1812 and the particular financial difficulties of people with disabilities.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1956

Massachusetts

An act establishing the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

Massachusetts - Describing changes to existing laws and the creation of new legislation regarding the rehabilitation of people with disabilities in the state of Massachusetts. Including handwritten notes.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1989

Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-

An act to rename the commission on employment of the handicapped to the governor's commission on the employment of people with disabilities, and to expand its membership

Boston (Mass.) - Proposal to change the name and expand the mission of the Commission on Employment of the Handicapped.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1970 Oct. 9

Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics

Worcester membership meeting

Worcester (Mass.) - Describing a meeting of MAP's Worcester chapter. Discussing the activities of the committees on housing, employment, activities and transportation. Updates on early results of the employment survey which reflect transportation as a major issue.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers