“A very powerful and deep piece. One which leaves you lost in thought”.

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How was disability perceived during World War II and have those attitudes changed?

We delve into the medical and social models of the era to discover some worrying secrets.

Because people with disabilities were classed as freaks and were automatically institutionalised. Because society didn’t want to see disability it took drastic steps to hide it from view.

Are these attitudes of a different era, or do we share some unsettling perceptions today?

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