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

Gallery view

1950

Keppler, Victor, 1904-1987

Arthur Fossa

New York (N.Y.) - A woman seated at a desk, left, speaks to Arthur Fossa who is seated in a wheelchair.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1950

United Press International

June Trietsch Arzt in wheelchair drying dishes

New York (N.Y.) - June Trietsch Arzt in wheelchair drying dishes, photographed for fund raising purposes.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1966 Sept. 2

Bartels, Mary T.

Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics membership meeting minutes

Jamaica Plain (Boston, Mass.) - Contains brief reports from various MAP officers and committees. There is information on a supporting a general bill to be submitted for reimbursement of acute excuse tax paid by people with disabilities, laying the groundwork to start a Worcester chapter of MAP, selling calendars as fund raising for the year, and a meeting with a member of the Division of Adult Health about purchasing medications.

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

1968

Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics

MAP Worcester minutes

Worcester (Mass.) - Discussing the second meeting of MAP's Worcester chapter. Topics include membership, outreach, communication with various state departments and organizations and the early stages of a localized architectural barriers program.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1968 June

Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics

Higgins receives M.A.P. award

Milford (Mass.) - Describing the presentation of an award to Dick Higgins, the Worcester M.A.P. chapter Chairman, for his "significant contribution to the welfare of the handicapped of Massachusetts."

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1968 June 14

Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics

MAP Worcester minutes

Worcester (Mass.) - Discussing reports from various committees on architectural barriers, recreation and legislation. Announcing the presentation of the MAP Annual Award to Chairman Richard Higgins.

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

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 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