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1970 Dec. 16

Barrie, David

Memorandum from David Barrie to Marcel C. Durot

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning a meeting of the Board of Consultants to the Veterans Administration Spinal Cord Injury Service where Barrie was asked to present a synopsis on the Spinal Cord Management Study; three of the nine members of the Board felt that the conclusion the report came to was not valid. These three said there were satisfactory services to be established with little difficulty, which Barrie disagrees wi... more

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

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

1970

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

1969 July 15

Countee, Thomas H.

Letter from Thomas H. Countee to Alan A. Reich

Washington (D.C.) - Mick Countee writes to ask for assistance in obtaining supplementary financial assistance for graduate study at Harvard University Graduate School of Business. Countee is a quadriplegic who needs an attendant to help him bathe, dress, and get around campus, which increases his financial needs.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1969 July 15

Countee, Thomas H.

Letter from Thomas H. Countee to Robert Harris

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning Mick Countee seeking assistance in obtaining supplementary financial assistance for graduate study. Countee needs financial assistance so that he can have an attendant while living on campus and he intends to find the cheapest housing that accommodate a wheelchair user.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1970 Nov. 3

Durot, Marcel C.

Memorandum from Marcel C. Durot to Elmer C. Bartels and David Barrie

Report of a meeting at which it was agreed that a recognized medical group as a sponsor is necessary to "establish a coordinating function for the development of a spinal cord injury system" as based on the study by Graham Sharman and Kenneth Owen. The system needs to be financed by the federal government. The group is looking into working with the Tri-State Medical Program in Boston.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1992 Jan. 22

Gilbert, Simone

Letter from Simone Gilbert to Elmer C. Bartels

Brookline (Mass.) - Concerning a 10% budget cut on the contract between the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission and the Boston Self Help Center. Gilbert explains that they rely on the contract to help sustain them and the services they offer, referrals from MRC counselors has declined, and the MRC fee for service income has fallen dramatically. Gilbert asks for assistance in this matter.

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