Monthly Archives: December 2004

'Lifting the curtains on disability' featured on the BBC website

Lifting the curtains on disabilityLifting the curtains on disability
By Jane Elliott – BBC News Health Staff

Imagine the scene – the hero returns to his native village, tackles a series of obstacles and wins the respect of his local community and the hand in marriage of the girl he loves.

Throw in a bad man, plenty of romance and a murder and you have the typical ingredients of a Bollywood blockbuster.

But where this new movie, being filmed in Bangladesh, breaks the mould is that the hero, like 10% of the population, is disabled……

To read the full story click here

‘Lifting the curtains on disability’ featured on the BBC website

Lifting the curtains on disabilityLifting the curtains on disability
By Jane Elliott – BBC News Health Staff

Imagine the scene – the hero returns to his native village, tackles a series of obstacles and wins the respect of his local community and the hand in marriage of the girl he loves.

Throw in a bad man, plenty of romance and a murder and you have the typical ingredients of a Bollywood blockbuster.

But where this new movie, being filmed in Bangladesh, breaks the mould is that the hero, like 10% of the population, is disabled……

To read the full story click here