National Citizens Alliance on Disability Issues, Inc.
Columbus (Ohio) - Blank survey consisting of six questions regarding various legislation related to the status of citizens with disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Education of the Handicapped Act and the Medicaid Home and Community Quality Assurance act as well as topics such as subdized accessible housing, personal care attendants, and income maintenance programs.
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.
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Boston (Mass.) - Proposal to change the name and expand the mission of the Commission on Employment of the Handicapped.
1970 Nov. 9
Boston (Mass.). City Council
Boston (Mass.) - Announcing the establishment of a Commission on the Physically Handicapped, including the legal text amended by the insertion of Chapter 18B into the Revised Ordinances of 1961.
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
Massachusetts Executive Office for Administration & Finance
Massachusetts - Listing organization purpose and appointments. Including the Commission on Employment of the Handicapped and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission.
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
1994 Dec. 5
United States. District Court (Massachusetts)
Massachusetts - Regarding a suit against the MBTA to bring an injunction to require them to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act in making their stations and transportation accessible. Several plaintiffs who use wheelchairs or are visually impaired are listed along with their allegations against the MBTA.
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