British Universities Film & Video Council

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We’re human too

Title
We’re human too
Genre
Interview; Documentary
TX Date
20 Jun 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:52:28
Description
Documentary presented by Lawrence Spicer on people with learning disabilities and brain damage including Down’s syndrome: extent of the problem, changing attitudes, experiences of the family and education options. Speaks to a mother, Bernadette Nolan; Brian Rix of charity Mencap and father of a learning disabled child; Dr Albert Kuslick, head of a research team; Dr James Hogg, Hester Adrian Research Centre.
Contributors
Lawrence Spicer; Bernadette Nolan; Brian Rix; Albert Kushlick; James Hogg
Keywords
Education; Employment; Children (age group); Charities; Disabled persons; Learning disabilities; Mencap; Down syndrome; Special educational needs; Family; Special schools; Intellectual disabilities

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