A Wall of Silence

Australia, 1981

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Episode of Series “A Fair Go”.
One of a 7 part series which examines the impact of mental and physical disability on individual Australians and their families. They demonstrate the practical implications of coping with a disability in daily life at home, in the work place, at school and in the community. Presented from the viewpoint of the disabled person. This program is about Patricia Quinn-Boas who contracted spinal meningitis and is now almost completely deaf as a result. Editor, Sarah Bennett; camera, Tony Wilson.

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Elisabeth Knight


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