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A Sensitive time

Title
A Sensitive time
Date
1985
Description
In the wake of the Louise Brown case, Clare Hastings looks at the situation parents of ‘Down’s Syndrome’ babies face. Many parents react to the birth of a handicapped child by perceiving the ‘loss’ of the healthy child they expected. They need support which is often difficult to find and when it is not forthcoming the baby is sometimes rejected by the parents.
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Duration
00:50:02
Genre
Speech
Keywords
Down’s syndrome
Radio station
Piccadilly Radio
Place of publication
Manchester
Language
English
Country of origin
United Kingdom
Technical information
Stereo

Credits

Cast
Clare Hastingspresenter/producer

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