Munday, Dorcas (Part 7 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 7 (Tape 4 Side A): Being a loner at school. In 1964 Dorcas left school at 15, very depressed. Work assessment – IQ and pattern recognition. Some former pupils had done ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels but still couldn’t get a job. Attitude of teachers. Electric typewriters. Parents’ influence. Home tutoring.
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