Disability Voices

Munday, Dorcas (Part 21 of 22). Speaking for ourselves: an oral history of people with cerebral palsy

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:31:33

  • Shelf mark

    C1134/23/01-13

  • Subjects

    Cerebral Palsy

  • Recording date

    2006-01-20

  • Interviewees

    Munday, Dorcas, 1947- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Mann, Philip (speaker, male)

  • Abstract

    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.

  • 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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