Munday, Dorcas (Part 21 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 21 (Tape 12 Side B): Since the introduction of the Disability Discrimination Act there has been a difference in access for disabled people. Dorcas was asked to leave a pub because other customers objected to her disability. The impact of the video age on Dorcas’s talks. Disability awareness in schools. Disability Rights Commission. Support networks for disabled people. Many of her fellow pupils at the Thomas Delarue School went to university. She did not want to go.
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