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Munday, Dorcas (Part 18 of 22). Speaking for ourselves: an oral history of people with cerebral palsy

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:30:40

  • Shelf mark

    C1134/23/01-13

  • Subjects

    Cerebral Palsy

  • Recording date

    2005-07-11

  • Interviewees

    Munday, Dorcas, 1947- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Mann, Philip (speaker, male)

  • Abstract

    Part 18 (Tape 10 Side B): Dorcas [DM] has never felt disabled or that her disability has been a hindrance. Discusses how attitudes and perceptions to disability have changed. Joining the Rangers; meetings. Phab and the Phab philosophy. Use of language to describe people with disabilities; preference for the phrase 'people with disabilities'. How DM's perception of herself has changed. The annual Westminster Phab activity week. Greatest achievements. Contact with Scope; writing booklets and publications about cerebral palsy

  • Description

    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

  • Related transcripts

    Dorcas Munday interviewed by Phil Hills: full transcript of the interview (PDF)

  • Related links

    'Speaking For Ourselves' project website, including resources, information for schools and news

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