We too can learn

Australia, 1963

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Tells how a group of mentally handicapped children learned to live together and share their experiences at a special national fitness camp. A new world opened to them; walking in the bush, simple nature study, swimming, cricket and group games conducted by sympathetic instructors.

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Credits

production company

Tasmania. Dept. of Film Production

Duration

00:09:40:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1963

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011754

Language

English

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Outdoor education

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Activity programs in education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Outdoor education

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Developmentally disabled children

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Handicapped children - Recreation

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mentally handicapped

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mentally handicapped children

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → People with disabilities

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Camps - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Handicapped children - Recreation

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Outdoor education

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Outdoor recreation - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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