The World Has a Way of Looking at People (1986)

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Questions whether any of the historical perceptions of mentally handicapped people as demons, ogres, monsters or helpless objects of pity still colour our views today. Looks at the makers of images of mental handicap from the advertising of a charity with a brief to raise money, to the portrayal on television of people with mental handicaps. Aims to allow the people represented to speak for themselves. Intended for mental handicap and disablement charities, pressure groups, parents, schools and colleges.

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