97 results found for: subject:"People with disabilities--Services for"

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1971

Bucy, Paul C.

Letters to the editor on spinal injury research funds

Chicago (Ill.) - Two letters to the editor written by Bucy concerning the federal administration not releasing money appropriated for the creation of acute spinal cord injury clinical research centers. Bucy urges readers to write to President Nixon to authorize the release of the money.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1968 Aug. 5

National Paraplegia Foundation

National Paraplegia Foundation minutes of the annual meeting of board of directors

Chicago (Ill.) - Contains brief annual reports from the treasurer, the executive director, the medical advisory committee, the nurses advisory committee, and the public education director. Officers are elected and new members are admitted. Studies and preparations were done, but few new programs were initiated. Most of the public education done for the year was in television, and the NPF is working towards establishin... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1968 Aug. 4

National Paraplegia Foundation

National Paraplegia Foundation minutes of the annual meeting of members

Chicago (Ill.) - Contains annual reports from the various chapters of the foundation and the committees. The new Executive Director, Governor Norman A. Erbe, stresses the need for good public relations and publicity for NPF, and says they should publicly recognize airlines, hotels, and public facilities that accommodate people who use wheelchairs. He also calls for better communication between the national office and ... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1968 Sept.

Erbe, Norman A.

Statement by Norman A. Erbe to the advisory council on health insurance for the disabled

Provides a definition for paraplegia, explains the need for people with spinal cord injuries to be covered under Medicare, information on the cost of care for paraplegics, and recommendations for financing this cost of care through Medicare. An exhibits on economic cost of traumatic paraplegia and the method of estimating cost are included.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1969 June 4

National Paraplegia Foundation

Statements before house subcommittee

Statement made by Reich, as President of the National Paraplegia Foundation, before the House Subcommittee regarding the need for spinal cord injury centers through implementation of the "Krusen Plan" and the "Semans Plan" for basic research. A document lists the criteria for excellence in commitment of a spinal injury center. The NPF urges Congress to appropriate $2 million a year in support of the d... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1970 Aug. 3

National Paraplegia Foundation

National Paraplegia Foundation minutes of executive committee meeting

Chicago (Ill.) - Contains reports from various committees and staff, and a diagram of the organizational structure of NPF and function of the annual meeting. There are plans for a spinal cord injury center at Northwestern University Medical Center and an agreement between NU, the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC), and Wesley Hospital. Alan Reich proposes that NPF create a special office to encourage and work w... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1968 Aug. 3

Eden, Ryan

National Paraplegia Foundation annual meetings workshop summaries

Eden, the Executive Director of the California Heart Association, did two workshops on membership recruitment and community services. In the membership recruitment workshop he listed six groups that are represented in every community: legitimizers, opinion molders, activators, doers, workers, and non-participants. The organization should recruit active and sustaining members. With regards to community... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1971 Oct. 1

Smittkamp, James

Memorandum from James Smittkamp to chapter presidents, board of directors, and advisory committees

Chicago (Ill.) - Regarding an appropriation in the amount of $3 million for Acute Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Research Centers as part of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare appropriations bill. Despite the money being approved by the President, the Office of Management and Budget is not releasing it. Smittkamp suggests writing to the President, the director of OMB, and editors of local newspapers asking ... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1967 Sept. 21

Smittkamp, James

Statement to expert medical committee of the American Rehabilitation Foundation

Statement in which Smittkamp discusses the "regional paraplegia centers in terms of the population that could benefit from them plus activities they might carry on." Smiitkamp first talks about the problems people with paraplegia face, especially inadequate access to proper treatment because of lack of financial resources. He describes an ideal paraplegia center and the activities that could be develo... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1969 June 17

Massachusetts Council of Organizations of the Handicapped

Massachusetts Council of Organizations of the Handicapped June meeting

Boston (Mass.) - Describing the discussed topics including housing, employment opportunities through TORCH and updates on Medicaid.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers