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Books on Disability in the 1950s???

MarcusH
MarcusH Member Posts: 3 Listener
edited July 2020 in Coffee lounge
Hi

I'd be grateful for help with some background research. I write novels set in the 1950s, and in my next book there'll be a character with cerebral palsy. 

Years ago I used to work for Scope, (during the name change) so hopefully I'll know to avoid some of the common pitfalls. However, I do need books that describe the day-to-day experience of people with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities  –  books that reflect the prevailing attitudes and language in the 1940s, 50s or 60s. I'd really appreciate any recommendations.

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