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Abandoned to their fate [videorecording] : a history of social policy toward people labeled severely disabled / script, Philip Ferguson, Bill Lynch, Deborah Olson, Larry Rhoades ; producers, Paul Gralen, Adam Wendt ; Specialized Training Program, University of Oregon.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center Reserve DVD 3417 37684001052563 Media Center Desk Not holdable Available -
Media Center Reserve DVD 3417 Suppl. 37684001052564 Annex Not holdable Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (28 min., 13 sec.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 viewer guide.
  • Publisher: [Eugene, Or.] : Iris Media ; c1997.

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General Note: "A video program for professional development and social awareness."--Cover.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Original music, Adam Wendt ; narrator, Allan David Gross.
Summary, etc.: Drawing from scholarly records, institutional archives, original photography and popular media, Abandoned to their fate traces the historical origins of the social stereotypes and exclusionary practices toward people with disabilities. Beginning in the Middle Ages and concluding with the modern shift toward independent living and community inclusion, this program foces on the moral, aesthetic and economic policies that shaped the lives of people with disabilities.
System Details Note: DVD, NTSC.
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Subject: People with mental disabilities > Government policy > History.
People with mental disabilities > Institutional care > History.
People with mental disabilities > Services for > History.
People with disabilities > Services for > History.

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