This film depicts many aspects of the lives of handicapped adults living in a residential home run by the Spastic Society. It centres on the lives of Willie and Margaret, and shows their desire for as normal a life as possible. Highlights the need to carefully consider how society treats disabled people. Suitable for upper primary and lower secondary levels.
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16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)