Here Mark reflects on the futility of segregation.
TranscriptI saw no reason throughout my life as to why a special school can’t be turned into a mainstream school, because a school is only a building at the end of the day. My fear in that from – and I haven’t followed the disability educational thing in that field that much - but my fear is that some of those things that we fought for are being rolled back. I mean, with the non – where people are looking at separation again. What’s the point of that? It hasn’t worked before and it won’t work again.
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Here Maresa talks about the difficulties of making friends when she was only in school one day a week.
Here Angela describes the impact of public attitudes towards her when she went out in groups from school.
Getting Around School
Here Gordon describes getting splinters from having to crawl around school.