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William A. O'Neill:
An Inventory of His Gubernatorial Records at the Connecticut State Archives

Subseries Title: Handicapped

Subseries ID: 001CL-0058

Subseries is: 001CL-0058
Folder is: Handicapped
Box # Folder ID Folder Title Folder Dates Content
092   0058CL-001  Handicapped  January-June 1981  Funds needed to record books for the blind; mother seeks help with handicapped son's medical bills; information about personal care assistance for handicapped; complaint about Office of Protection an 
092   0058CL-002  Handicapped  July-December 1981  Office of Protection and Advocacy protests its negative depiction in an article published by the Department of Mental Retardation; complaint about the Office of Protection and Advocacy; constituent re 
092   0058CL-003  Handicapped--Commission on the Deaf and Hearing Impaired  1981  Commission's legislative agenda; parents express concerns about need for early intervention, better advocacy and facilities for mentally ill hearing impaired; parents express need for psycho-education 
092   0058CL-004  Handicapped--International Year of Disabled Persons  1980-1981  Advisory Committee minutes and agenda; federal press and information packet; Governor appoints liaison with the U.S. Council for the International Year of Disabled Persons; Council newsletter and annu 
092   0058CL-005  Handicapped  1982  Governor appoints liaison to the National Office on Disability; Office of Protection and Advocacy concerned that Department of Income Maintenance slow in developing regulations for enacting P.A. 82-23 
092   0058CL-006  Handicapped  1983  Office of Protection and Advocacy concerned about funding levels for several of its programs; state comments on proposed rules for the federal Developmental Disabilities Program; concern about which 
092   0058CL-007  Handicapped  1984  Advocacy group for mentally retarded appalled about rape of retarded residents of convalescent home; Governor congratulates a rehabilitation facility on achieving accreditation; state comments on pro 
092   0058CL-008  Handicapped  1985  Information concerning the Man in Motion Tour; Governor congratulates rehabilitation facilities on achieving accreditation; trouble implementing P.S. 84-514 requiring the Office of Protection and Advo 
092   0058CL-009  Handicapped  1986  Monthly activity report of the Office of Protection and Advocacy; report on a Think Tank on developmental disabilities; urge Governor to fund Minority Outreach Program; urge Governor to enforce handic 
092   0058CL-010  Handicapped  January-April 1987  Student expresses concerns for handicapped citizens; disabled constituent requests funds to purchase modified van; unable to obtain health insurance; entertainment organization requests funds to devel 
092   0058CL-011  Handicapped  May-June 1987  Public transportation problems; National Employment Survey for Adults with Developmental Disabilities; Office of Protection and Advocacy strenuously object to state plans to locate residential setting 
092   0058CL-012  Handicapped  July-September 1987  Problem for disabled to purchase health insurance; criticism of program for reimbursing home adaptations for disabled; need for accessible public transportation; problems finding handicapped parking s 
092   0058CL-013  Handicapped  October-December 1987  Question about court case involving the Office of Protection and Advocacy, the Division of Rehabilitation Services, and the Department of Education; need for accessible public transportation; wages in 
093   0058CL-014  Handicapped  January-April 1988  Governor congratulates a rehabilitation facility on achieving accreditation; question about program for the disabled; law passed amplifying public telephones for hearing impaired people; alleged job 
093   0058CL-015  Handicapped  May-August 1988  Information about money earned in sheltered workshop being taken by state government; Governor congratulates a rehabilitation facility on achieving accreditation; need to enforce handicapped parking 
093   0058CL-016  Handicapped  September-November 1988  Alleged discrimination; need funding for Converse Communication Center; need transportation for disabled in rural communities; protest attacks on New Horizon Village in newspaper; Office of Protection 
093   0058CL-017  Handicapped  December 1988  Assurances to federal granting agency; constituent sends Governor issues concerning the disabled that should be considered by the legislature; Office of Protection and Advocacy application to National 
093   0058CL-018  Handicapped  January-June 1989  Ask Governor for help in obtaining Social Security disability benefits; disabled need help finding employment; disabled individual threatened with eviction from New Horizons Village, needs immediate h 
093   0058CL-019  Handicapped  July-August 1989  Complaint about Division of Vocational Rehabilitation; review of Connecticut's Client Assistance Program; protest decreases in Department of Mental Retardation budget; problems with Social Security; c 
093   0058CL-020  Handicapped  September-December 1989  Accessibility issues; requires Governor's help in obtaining Social Security benefits; Office of Protection and Advocacy director responds to critical report of state's special education advocacy; clie 
093   0058CL-021  Handicapped--Disability Determination Services  1989  Physician protests low fee for the Services provide for patient evaluation; description of responsibilities of Determination Services. 
093   0058CL-022  Handicapped  1990  Annual work plan and review of activities of the President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities; urge Governor to enforce handicapped parking regulations; student requests elevator to 
094   0058CL-023  [Handicapped--Developmental] Disabilities [Council]  1990  Annual report; oppose mainstreaming deaf children; Report on Education; Governor describes and defends membership on Council; announcement of available grants; Guide to Personal Assistance in Connect 
094   0058CL-024  Handicapped--[Reports]  1990  Commission on the Deaf and Hearing Impaired annual report; audit report on the Office of Protection and Advocacy; Office of Protection and Advocacy annual report. 
094   0058CL-025  Handicapped  1991  Audit report on the Commission on the Deaf and Hearing Impaired.