Munday, Dorcas (Part 3 of 22). Speaking for ourselves: an oral history of people with cerebral palsy
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Munday, Dorcas, 1947- (speaker, female)
Mann, Philip (speaker, male)
Part 3 (Tape 2 Side A): Dorcas compares her different types of education as a child. She lived in Wellingborough, Northampton. First, she had a home teacher, Girtie Jorden. Dorcas describes the isolation of being taught at home. After 2 years, she went to the John Greenwood Hospital School as a boarder for one year. Dorcas describes the different types of wheelchairs used by the children at the school.
Interviewed for the project 'Speaking for ourselves: an oral history of people with cerebral palsy'; a project conducted by Scope in partnership with the British Library, financed by the Heritage Lottery Fund