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Resource listing - Disability History Library - HLF funded

25 Years of Disability West Midlands - part 1

In celebration of DWM's 25th birthday, Pinpoint editor Peter Millington, turned back the clock.

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25 Years of Disability West Midlands - Part 4

25 Years of Disability West Midlands - part 4

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25 Years of Disability West Midlands - part three

25 Years of Disability West Midlands - 1977-2002 (Part three)

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25 Years of Disability West Midlands - Part two

Part two of the history of Disability West Midlands 1977 - 2002

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25 Years of Disability West Midlands Part 5

25 Years of Disability West Midlands A Brief History — Part Five

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A Disability History Timeline

The Long and Winding Road - a disability history timeline from ancient texts to the 2012 Paralympics

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A Feasibility study into a Disability Resource Centre 1987

A Feasibility study into a Disability Resource Centre 1987

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An article about Megan Du Biosson from The Catholic Herald - 7th March 1969

An article about Megan Du Biosson from The Catholic Herald - 7th March 1969

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An interview with Aisha - a young deaf person

Aisha is a young deaf person who grew up in Birmingham

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An interview with Alan Holdsworth - November 2000

An interview with Alan Holdsworth on taking up the position of Disability Equality Manager with Birmingham City Council in 2000

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An Interview with Bob Williams-Findlay

Bob Williams-Findlay was the founder of Birmingham Disability Rights Group and the former Chair of the national organisation BCODP. Bob is interviewed here by Pete Millington.

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An Interview with David Barnsley

David Barnsley was born in 1941 and, in this 2 part series of short biographical articles, David has shared some of his memories as well as some of the photos from his remarkable historical collection. As a child of about 6 years old, David was one of the first children from the Birmingham area to attend a new school for children with cerebral palsy, called Carlson House in Harborne, Birmingham.

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An Interview with David Heap

An interview with David Heap, a deaf person who worked at Disability Resource Centre

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An interview with Jerome Chen-Bachus - Raising Awareness About Learning Difficulty

Jerome 28 years old and has a learning related disability. At the time of the interview he was training to be a chef at a working restaurant called Strawberry Studio funded by Birmingham City Council.

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An Interview with John Boular

An interview with John Boular

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An interview with Len and Peggy Tasker

Part One – Len’s early life, how he met Peggy and how they started the Coventry Cripples Social Club in the late 1930s

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An interview with Maria Mleczko

Maria Mleczko was a founder member of Disability Resource Centre

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An interview with Mary Barker

Mary and Hugh Barker were original members of the West Midlands Council of Disabled people in 1977. 25 years later we interviewed Mary about her memories.

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An interview with Maxine Ross-Wallis

Maxine Ross-Wallis was a Nurse Manager supporting disabled people on a rehabilitation unit when she became disabled herself following a spinal injury. Maxine has been the chairperson of the integration charity, Birmingham Phab Camps, for over 18 years.

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An interview with Richard - a mental health service user

An interview with Richard - a user of mental health services in Birmingham

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Disability Resource Centre 2012 -  The Disability Resource Centre is a Registered Charity (No 1034581) and a Company Limited by Guarantee (No 2897250)