Episode of Series “Man Alive”.
David is a young actor with Down’s Syndrome, chosen to portray a mentally handicapped adolescent in a Canadian television play. Points out society’s unwillingness to accept potential from those with Down’s. David speaks about his condition to a school class and is shown skating, swimming, jogging and cycling, and interacting with family and friends. Suitable for middle and upper secondary and tertiary levels.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)