The Invisible children (TEFC)

United States, 1979

Film
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Presents the Kids on the Block, a unique group of puppets in that one is deaf, one blind and another in a wheelchair. They tour the country encouraging non-disabled children to ask and learn about their handicapped peers and to see the world through different eyes. Stars Gary Burghoff (from TV’s MASH) and was made during an actual classroom presentation. Suitable for middle and upper primary and lower secondary levels.

Credits

co-producer

Christopher Brough

Rift Fournier

production company

Learning Corporation of America

Language

English

Duration

00:24:00:00

Colour

Colour

Production places
United States
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33077

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Communication - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Education of children

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social exchange

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social interaction in children

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social role

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social values

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education of children

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Puppets and puppet-plays in education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Teaching - Methodology

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Education of children

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Social interaction in children

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Social role

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

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

Music & Performing Arts → Puppet theater

Music & Performing Arts → Puppets and puppet-plays in education

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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