Helping Hand: The Extra Costs of Being Disabled


This film looks at the additional costs and challenges, disabled people have to deal with in every day life.

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Producer: Newcastle Council for the Disabled
Year Produced: 1980
Running time: 30 minutes
Watch online: ideo on demand


From a series of films on the problems and needs of disabled people back in 1980.

Heating, diet, paying for small jobs around the house. Special tools. Lower paid work. Grants and benefits are often difficult to obtain. Who to ask for help to obtain grants. The possum device for very severely disabled. The help that volunteers give. Help groups for the families of disabled people.

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