Here Christine describes attitudes within her family about her deafness as she grew up and became an adult.
Here Mark recalls a member of the public giving his dad some unusual advice.
Here Michelle recalls racist attitudes among the staff of her school.
Here Ian talks about public perceptions of people with learning difficulties.
Here Isobel describes the attitudes of adults in her life.
Here Clenton talks about how attitudes he encountered at school affected his own behaviour and identity.
Here Zara recalls the negative attitude of her English teacher.
Here Tara describes the shocking attitude of her grandmother.
Here Tara describes the attitudes her mother experiences in the hospital after giving birth and the impact of those attitudes.
Here Simone describes the attitude of the educational psychologist who reviewed her special school placement.
Here Raymond describes changing attitudes towards people with learning difficulties.
Here Roger talks about public attitudes towards disabled people.
Here Angela describes the impact of public attitudes towards her when she went out in groups from school.
Here Sue describes the impact of school culture on her self-image.
Here Zara describes her childhood expectation to grow up and be non-disabled.
Here Paul describes the importance of having and being role models for Deaf young people.
Here Clenton describes the impact of education on how we see ourselves.
Here Angela describes how she was treated as a young black disabled person in her school and the impact that had on her identity.
Here Miro talks about what identity means to him.
Here Alice describes how she identified herself as a young person.
Here Ray describes her sheltered childhood.
Here Maresa talks about the importance to young people of adults who believe in you.
Here Samantha describes how she felt when she discovered she was HIV positive.
Here Joanne talks about returning to school as a disabled child
Here Haq describes the public school culture at his school.
Here Ron describes his sense of self-identity as a young person.
Here Belinda describes how she coped with the loss of her family.
Here Jane recalls creating a false identity for her local friends.
Here Simone recalls her negative self image due to being segregated.
Here Deborah talks about her sense of failure as a child.
Here Richard talks about his sense of identity as a young child.
Here Christine recalls an experience at school assembly.
Here David describes the challenge of getting away with things.
Here Alice recalls the benefits of being ‘homesick’.
Here Lynda describes not going to school because she knew she wouldn’t get help.
Here Ann talks about how she coped with prejudice as a young disabled child.
Here Anthea recalls getting her English Literature teacher changed.
Here Micheline gives an example of her individualism.
Here Zara describes refusing to go to ‘statementing’ meetings.
Here David describes defying the medical professions expectations of him.
Here Jane describes how her attitude has helped her to survive.
Here Jamie describes making a decision not to be seen as a ‘little angel’.
Here Clenton describes resisting the school culture’s impact upon him.
Here Philip describes getting out of playing cricket.
Here Elliot describes resisting punishment when he didn’t know what he was supposed to have done.
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