The Invisible disability: hearing impairment

Australia, 1981

Film
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Episode of Series “Victoria College Special Education Films”.
Hearing impairment is a common disability amongst the community and this documentary aims to make people more aware of this disability. The causes of deafness are discussed and the program stresses the importance of early detection, as language and speech development are seriously affected if help is delayed. Children and parents discuss their problems with communication. Narrated by Barry McQueen.

Credits

director
producer

Des Pickering

production company

Burwood State College Special Education Film Unit

Duration

00:40:55:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Appears in

Victoria College Special Education Films

Group of items

Victoria College Special Education Films

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34079

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Deaf - Education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Hearing impaired children - Education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Learning disabilities

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children, Deaf

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Hearing impaired children - Education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Children, Deaf

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Community health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Deafness

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Hearing impaired children - Education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medical sciences

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medicine - Research

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

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Medical sciences

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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