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

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1972 Nov. 28

Northeast Ohio Chapter of the National Paraplegia Foundation

Wheel Winds vol. II issue III

Bedford Heights (Ohio) - Contains notes on the last general meeting of the Northeast Ohio chapter which had to do with the fact that people with physical disabilities and discrimination in employment and programs against people with physical disabilities. An reprinted article from the bulletin of the South Florida Paraplegia Association which discusses the issue of people with severe physical disabilities needing help in thei... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1972 Nov. 1

National Congress of Organizations of the Physically Handicapped

Congress of organizations of the physically handicapped bulletin vol. 8 no. 4 issue 21

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Contains news, information, and resources for people with disabilities. This issue features an article on working towards progress in civil rights for people with disabilities, the Handicapped Expo in Florida, participation in the National Easter Seals convention, and more activity from people with physical disabilities in civic affairs. There are also articles on special programs for people with disa... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1974 Dec. 15

Bartels, Elmer C.

Federal rehabilitation legislation

Massachusetts - Discussing the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which was passed as the result of a compromise after the previous legislation under consideration was vetoed by President Nixon. The compromised bill retain a vocational requirement for service by federally funded rehabilitation programs. Bartels then lists the highlights of the new law, which include creation of an Architectural and Transportation Barriers C... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1969 Jan. 10

Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics

MAP Worcester minutes

Worcester (Mass.) - Discussing reports from various committees on architectural barriers, employment and recreation. Announcing the results of the election confirming the Worcester chapter of MAP.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1989 Nov. 9

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

Letter from Governor Michael Dukakis to the United States Congress

Boston (Mass.) - Filing legislative proposal to rename the Commission on Employment of the Handicapped and to update the duties and mission of the commission.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers


Massachusetts Council of Organizations of the Handicapped

Massachusetts Council of Organizations of the Handicapped

Massachusetts - Stressing the importance of representation of people with disabilities in policy making bodies, coordination between MRC and self-help groups, quality assurance systems and the availability of liasons to assist clients in their communcation with MRC.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers


Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission exchange Spring

Boston (Mass.) - Contains information and news regarding rehabilitative services and the MRC. This issue contains articles on people with disabilities being employed at the Newton Marriot Hotel and General Electric Naval Plant Representative Office, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Governor Michael S. Dukakis presenting Elmer C. Bartels with the State Victory Award.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1970 Jan. 9

Dennis, Priscilla

Minutes of membership meeting Worcester area chapter

Worcester (Mass.) - Describing a meeting of MAP's Worcester chapter. Discussing architectural barriers, a Massachusetts Council of Organizations of the Handicapped (MCOH) survey, a transportation survey and new member solicitation at Rutland Heights Hospital.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1971 Sept. 23

Bartels, Elmer C.

Letter from Elmer C. Bartels to Francis W. Sargent

Bedford (Mass.) - Writing in support of House Bill #1479, an act to ensure accessibility in public buildings.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1954 Aug. 3

United States. Congress

Vocational rehabilitation amendments of 1954

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning the roles of federal and state governments in rehabilitation program as well as public and private rehabilitation facilities. Establishing funding services for workers and facilities and expanding services for certain groups.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers