Break down the barriers

Australia, 1981

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Illustrates how disabled people are breaking down the barriers which, until recently, often precluded their participation in any other than stereotyped recreational activities. Demonstrates such recreational activities as grass skiing, canoeing, lawn and ten pin bowling, swish, rifle shooting, scuba diving, hang gliding, disco and square dancing etc. Commentary by Stan Pretty.

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Bill Latto

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