1972 Nov. 28
Northeast Ohio Chapter of the National Paraplegia Foundation
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
1972 Nov. 1
National Congress of Organizations of the Physically Handicapped
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
1974 Dec. 15
Bartels, Elmer C.
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
1989 Nov. 9
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Boston (Mass.) - Filing legislative proposal to rename the Commission on Employment of the Handicapped and to update the duties and mission of the commission.
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.
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.
1970 Jan. 9
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.
1971 Sept. 23
Bartels, Elmer C.
Bedford (Mass.) - Writing in support of House Bill #1479, an act to ensure accessibility in public buildings.
1954 Aug. 3
United States. Congress
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.