How Special? An Introduction to Impairment, Handicap and Dental Care

Synopsis
Looks at the provision of dental care for people with some physical, mental or sensory impairment, and the clinical and technical problems this involves. Part 1 examines the range of impairments of disabled people, noting their general effects and their specific implications for dental care. Part 2 outlines the main alternative types of dental services available to people with impairments. Part 3 considers the possiblities of preventive care for reducing handicaps.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Video; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 40 min. Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 40 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1979
Availability
Hire (film - HEFVL)
Sale (video - BUFVC)
Notes
Archival interest.
Uses
Dental undergraduates; community dental service personnel; anyone concerned with services for the handicapped.
Subjects
Dentistry
Keywords
dental health; mentally handicapped people; physically handicapped people

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

University of London Audio-Visual Centre

Notes
Closed down.

Distributor

Name

Higher Education Film & Video Library

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1503
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
c/o British Universities Film & Video Council
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ
Notes
Catalogue available from British Universities Film & Video Council.
Name

Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 3743 2345
Address
York House
221 Pentonville Road
London
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Notes
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