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Issue Details: First known date: 1982 1982
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Notes

  • In 1984 the Spastic Society of Victoria produced a video documentary, also titled In a Wheelchair - So What? This production features the book's author Melinda Smith, a young woman with cerebral palsy, demonstrating how she copes with communication difficulties and working life as a primary school teacher's aide.
  • Author's note: In a Wheelchair - So What? has been written to show that although we might not all look alike or speak alike - we all share the same emotions of love, happiness, sadness and sometimes fear - and the same desire to have a fulfilling and useful place in society. With love and thanks to all those who have encouraged me.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Spectrum , 1982 .
      Extent: 35p.
      Description: illus., ports
      Reprinted: 1984
      Note/s:
      • Foreword by Del Thompson, Box Hill College of Technical and Further Education.
      • Preface by the author, with biographical information, pp.1-6.
      ISBN: 0867860103
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