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November 1998 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Deaf Advocacy- New Services Planned, by Donna McNamara Department of Health to License PCA Services, by Ken Moses Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith African American People with Disabilities - Many Unmet Needs Remain, by Jeff Nygaard Board Restores Funding to Disability Programs, by Peter McLaughlin Offering Our Miracles, Using our Gifts, by Pete Feigal How I Spent My Summer Vacation, by Frank Guinello Evil ...

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January 1998 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Legislative Priorities: Disability Organizations Gear Up for the 1998 Session, by Access Press Staff Access Press Receives Non-Profit Status, by Charlie Smith Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith Health Care: Continuation and Conversion Rights, by Tom Brick Board Restores Funding to Disability Programs, by Peter McLaughlin View of People With Disabilities: Cultural or Ignorance? by LeAnne Dahl Stigma - It's Worse Than ...

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June 1997 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Capitol Success: A Legislative Review, by Charlie Smith Was DRAGnet Overlooked? by Jane Wheeler Metro Mobility Update: Improvements to be Effective Soon, by Access Press Staff Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith Access & Dog Guides, by Lolly Lijewski Natural Involvement of Everyone, by Mary Jane Steinhagen New Challenges Everyday, by LeAnne Dahl Hello Nicole, by Nicole New Guidelines for the Workplace, by C. ...

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March 1997 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Consumer Protection Needed: New Legislation Proposed - Patient Protection Act of 1997, by Charlie Smith Foreclosure: Woman May Lose Her Home, by Jeff Nygaard Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith From Apathy to Action, by Lolly Lljewski An Aging Population," Bill Everett Reflections on Assisted Suicide Forum, by LeAnne Dahl & Larry Dahl Electric Wheelchair Hockey, by Access Press Staff Facing a Dilemma, ...

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March 1996 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Governor Poses Threat: Quality of Life, Independence & Families May be Vetoed, by Charlie Smith Remembering with Dignity, by LeAnne Dahl Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith Health Care in Minnesota - Bigger is Better? by Jeff Nygaard Hello Nicole, by Nicole "Take Note of My Needs," by Mary Jane Steinhagen ADA Making a Difference in Hennepin County, by County Commissioner Peter McLaughlin A Mental Illness ...

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October 1995 Issue

Articles/Contributors: We Can't Stop the Cuts! by Bruce Vento "We're not done - we're going to win this!" by Senator Paul Wellstone DHS - Home Care Task Form Update, by Charlie Smith Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith Make the Case of Change, by Peter McLaughlin Thoughts on Faith Healing, by Cheri Register Hearing the Unheard Voices, by Jeffrey Bugenstein Life Goes On - Safety ...

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June 1995 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Are We Winning or Losing? Moving Forward on the Slippery Slope, A Challenge, by Charlie Smith Attacks on ADA Escalate, by Justin Dart Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith Hennepin County Embraces ADA, by Peter McLaughlin Summer Reading Ideas, by Mary Jane Steinhagen Hello Nicole, by Nicole Sine Qua Non, by Bill Smith Deaf, Funny, and Controversial: Lew Golan Speaks at U of M, by Adam Quinn The 1995 ...

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July 1994 Issue

Contributors: Disability Community Gains Representation: Two New Voices on Health Care Commission, by Access Press Staff International Very Special Arts Festival, by Jaehn Clare Employment Center for Visually Impaired Opens, by Deborah Peterson Editor’s Column, Charlie Smith Still Buying Those Lottery Tickets, Chump? by Bill Smith Easing Transition Into the Workplace for Disabled Individuals, by Congressman Martin Olav Sabo Hello Nicole, by ...

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October 1993 Issue

Contributors: "Don't Call Us" Says Metro Mobility – Governor Carlson Calls Out the Guard, by Charlie Smith Universal Health Care is Coming - Some Way, Some How, by William A. Smith, Jr. Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith Hand Rehabilitation Services, by Sister Kenny Institute Hello Nicole, by Nicole New County Adminstrator Reaches Out to People with Disabilities, by Peter McLaughlin Religion and Disability, by Manley Olson Very Special Arts, by Craig Dunn Aging: ...

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August 1993 Issue

Contributors: Trip Assurance Cancelled - Again, Can Everybody Get By Until October and What Then? by William A. Smith, Jr. Boom Island Park Hosts '93 ADA Fest, by Adam Quinn Editor's Column, by Charlie Smith Religion and Disability, by Mary Jean Steinhagen Hello Nicole, by Nicole Aging - It's Not Just Staying Alive, by Eunice McClurg & LeAnne Dahl The Power of To: by Gordon Gillesby PDF copy of August 1993

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May 1993 Issue

Contributors: All About Shriners Hospital, by Beth Webber Sensitivity to Chemicals is not a Neurosis, by Marybeth Bachele Editor's Column, by Charlie Smith Sister Kenny Institute Honor Patient of the Year, by Sister Kenny Institute Town Meetings Invite Public Comment on County Budget, by Peter McLaughlin Very Special Arts Could Use Your Help, by Craig Dunn Hello Nicole, by Nicole What Visually Impaired People Should Know About Social Security, by Access Press Staff Review: Family Guide to Medication ...

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April 1993 Issue

Contributors: Rationing Health Care? Experts Explain, by Adam Quinn Introducing DRAGnet - All You Need to Know, by Gordon Gillesby Editor's Column, by Charlie Smith Voices for Disability Rights First Annual Meeting, by Deborah Peterson System is Broken - You Must Help Repair It, by Charlie Smith Tendon Transfer Surgery Helps Improve Hand Function, by Sister Kenny Institute Positive Impacts of President Clinton's Economic Stimulus Package, by Peter McLaughlin ADAPT - Ready to ...

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February 1993 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Change & Challenge for Metro Mobility, by Bill Smith Access Press Given Outstanding Media Award, by Adam Quinn Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith Definition of "Wellness" Varies with Each Individual, by Peg Keller of the Sister Kenny Institute Opening Up County Government, by Peter McLaughlin Can Minnesota's Health Care System Work for People with Disabilities? by The Coalition on Health Care Issues for Persons ...

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November 1992 Issue

Contributors: ARC: Humble Beginnings - Big Achievements - by Adam Quinn A New Era Begins? - by Bill Smith Editor's Column - Charlie Smith Medical Issues and Disability - by Sister Kenny Institute We Can Make the City Better - but It's Up to Us  - by Steve Cramer Hello Nicole - by Nicole Fairview Hospitals Rehab Facilities, by Access Press Staff Here's the .pdf copy of November 1992

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September 1992 Issue

Contributors: Colleges Do More Than Open Doors - Most Currently Exceeds ADA Regulations - by Adam Quinn Ramstad Forum Explains Work Incentive Programs - by Charlie Smith Voices for Disability Rights - by Rod and Sandy Morgan Editor's Column - Charlie Smith Rehab Helps People Achieve Their Highest Level of Independence - by Sister Kenny Institute Hennepin County to Evaluate Accessibility ...

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August 1992 Issue

Contributors: New Employment Rules Take Effect: Disabilties Act Celebrated at Lake Phalen Picnic, by Adam Quinn Wellstone Introduces Universal Health Care Act, by Access Press Staff Straight Talk on Metro Mobility (No Misinformation This Time), by Charlie Smith Editor's Column, by Charlie Smith Newly Organized Political Action Group Growing Rapidly, by Sandy Morgan Chemical Dependency is a Health Care Issue, by Sister ...

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July 1992 Issue

Contributors: "The Society" Growing in Importance: Minnesota Society for the Prevention of Blindness and Preservation of Hearing by Audrey Kintzi ADA Creates Questions, by Access Press Staff Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith Aging and Fertility in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries, by Sister Kenny Institute Summer Job Program Funded, by Peter McLaughlin Hello Nicole, by Nicole "Breaking the Silence"  by Access Press Staff PDF copy ...

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May 1992 Issue

Articles/Contributors: HealthRight Passes - The Sponsors Tell Us All About It, by Access Press Staff Metro Mobility - A "Safety Net" Instead of a Service? by William A. Smith, Jr. Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith New State Trust Law Could Affect Persons with Disabilities, by Arnie Gruetzmacher Sister Kenny Institute: May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, by Access Press ...

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April 1992 Issue

Contributors: The PCA Battle Appears to be Won, by Adam Quinn Metro Mobility May Be Abandoned, by William A. Smith Jr. Editor's Column, by Charlie Smith Legislative Process Threatens Those Relying on Present Programs, by Jackie Alfonso, of United Handicapped Federation Peer Counseling Available, by Sister Kenny Institute The Future is Now Flexible Work Options, by Peter McLaughlin Hello Nicole, by Nicole Unique Service Offers Opportunities to People with Disabilities, by Sister ...

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March 1992 Issue

Contributors: Mary Bernhardus Kay L. Ellingson Peter McLaughlin Nicole Pamela Parker Adam Quinn Charlie Smith William A. Smith, Jr. Leah Welch PDF Copy of March 1992

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February 1992 Issue

Contributors: Minnesota Rehab Counselors Report on Innovation & Progress South of the Border, by Juulie Redenbaugh & Linda Sourbis Metro Mobility Saga Continues - More on RTB, by Access Press Staff Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith Life Stories of Polio Survivors Sought, by Sister Kenny Institute United Handicapped Federation Issues Transportation Alert, by Access Press Staff Get Involved!  Precinct Caucuses Are Coming March 3rd, ...

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January 1992 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Wheelchair Aviators Flying High: School Offers Hands on Flight Opportunity, by Annie Levin Becoming Self-Supporting PASS Program - Part 3, The Conclusion, by Toni Zacherie Watt Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith United Cerebral Palsy of Minnesota, by Access Press Staff Sister Kenny Institute: Learning to "Take It Easy," Access Press Staff What You Should Know About Your 1992 Taxes, ...

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December 1991 Issue

Contributors: Gillette Children's Hospital - Unique Small Hospital Offers Lifelong Therapy, by Kim Wickline Becoming Self-Supporting PASS Program - Part 2, by Toni Zacharie Watt Editor's Column by Charlie Smith Fix-Up Fund for Accessibility Improvements by Access Press Staff Arthritis - Common But Complex by Jenny Fransen, RN The Legislators Are Coming! by William A. Smith, Jr. Fostering Cooperation Among Governments by Peter McLaughlin Hello Nicole by Nicole MCIL: How Our Agency Stands on Metro ...

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Fostering Cooperation Among Governments

An important element in the operation and delivery of County services is the relationship we maintain and develop with other governmental jurisdictions.  “Intergovernmental relations” is the term we use to generally describe these activities, but intergovernmental “cooperation” would really be a better word to use as we view several examples of Hennepin County’s on-going efforts ...

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County Steps Up Affirmative Actions

A resolution sponsored by myself and Commissioner Mark Andrew, which the Hennepin County Board recently adopted, reinforces two areas of the County’s enduring Affirmative Action policy: employment and contracting.  The resolution takes an inclusive approach, giving many individuals who are a part of the Hennepin County structure “...a greater role in realizing the objective of ...

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