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Cofield, Betty

Letter from Betty Cofield to Alan A. Reich

Jamaica Plain (Boston, Mass.) - Cofield discusses her son, Charles Arnold Cofield, a quadriplegic, and the difficulties they have had getting assistance from the hospital, the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Association, and Social Security disability. Cofield says that her son needs vocational guidance and transportation and, if he can make six weeks of summer school, plans to go to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1971 Jan. 20

Giraud, Daniel S.

Letter from Daniel S. Giraud to Elmer C. Bartels

Chesterland (Ohio) - Giraud, a paraplegic from California, asks Bartels for information regarding regulations of the Medical Assistance Program and the Aid for the Totally Disabled Program in Massachusetts. He became a paraplegic while "submitting to radical surgery to help correct a deformed spine." He would like an evaluation of his condition to be done by Dr. England at Massachusetts General Hospital, but requires havi... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1972 July 7

Ryan, Edith M.

Letter from Edith M. Ryan to Douglas Travers

Massachusetts - Regarding a fair hearing held at the Middlesex Hospital regarding Travers's appeal for eligibility for Disability Assistance. The appeal was approved; if Travers does not receive the approved assistance with thirty days of the notice, he is to write to the Supervisor of Appeals.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1969 Sept. 9

Bartels, Elmer C.

Letter from Elmer C. Bartels to Harold Russell

Concerning the difficulties people with disabilities in the United States face in obtaining health and life insurance, with available insurance having a prohibitive premium or policies which do not cover difficulties from an existing disability. Bartels believes if the insurance industry took the time to investigate the field, they would see that people with disabilities would not be an undue liabilit... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1972 Mar. 2

Remmes, Harold S.

Letter from Harold S. Remmes to Governor Sargent

Waltham (Mass.) - Expressing disappointment with the Governor's decision not to re-appoint Commissioner John S. Levis of the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission. Nominating Elmer C. Bartels as a possible replacement if the Governor's decision is irreversible.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1973 Feb. 8

Remmes, Harold S.

Letter from Harold S. Remmes to Richard A. LaPierre

Somerville (Mass.) - Expressing concern about the ommission of the Massachusetts Council of Organizations of the Handicapped from an upcoming Consumer Involvement seminar at Boston University. Requesting that LaPierre contact Mr. Art Dell Orto to remedy the situation.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1970 June 27

Remmes, Harold S.

Letter from Harold S. Remmes to Robert H. Marden

Somerville (Mass.) - Discussing the communication gap between rehabilitation professionals and consumers. Suggesting work be done to foster closer working relationships between the professional and the recipient of services.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1992 Jan. 13

Winske, John E.

Letter from John E. Winske to Elmer C. Bartels

Boston (Mass.) - Winske requests a waiver of the 10% budget cut for purchase of service contracts because f the uniqueness of the Massachusetts Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities and the type of contract. The major product of the contract is a two-day consumer conference which consumes a large part of the budget.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1981 Apr. 15

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Hope Knútsson

Somerville (Mass.) - Updates on Chamberlin's back problems and a trip to Washinton, D.C. Expressing frustration with society's attitudes towards people with disabilities and Chamberlin's personal struggle acquiring services. Discussing the halfway house at which Knútsson works and goings on in the Danish movement. Relating family details and similarities with Knuttson.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1993 Apr. 12

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Kapka Panayotova

Chamberlin enjoyed meeting with Panayotova, and is excited about the work she is doing in Bulgaria to establish disability advocacy organizations. Chamberlin discusses non-profit models that have worked in the United States for this kind of work, including the National Association for Rights and Protection Advocacy (NARPA) and Disabled Peoples International (DPI). Enclosures not with letter.

Judi Chamberlin Papers