Close Up 3: Paddy Ladd (Part 1)

Tessa Padden interviews Dr Paddy Ladd about his traumatic childhood.

Chat show. Tessa Padden interviews Dr Paddy Ladd about his traumatic childhood. His mother died when he was eight and he was one of the first deaf children to be educated in mainstream schools. This experience, which he describes as ‘Hell’, underlies his opposition to mainstream education for D/deaf children. A BSLBT production, produced by Tessa Padden and Bob Duncan.

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  • Interested story.
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  • Amazing interview with one of my personal models, not only as a Deaf person but as a human being. Thank you for this BSLZone, I am looking forwards to part 2.
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  • What a heartfelt video of Paddy's sharing experience about his painful childhood journey. This makes me thinking more about my own too. Looking forward to the next tape. 
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  • Thanks for sharing with us Paddy, I met you once years ago, sat at the same table with you at a conference in Sydney. Your comments as presented are very clear and you know what you are talking about. Also, you showed your feelings as many marginalised deaf people must feel. Thanks again... from Down Under (this time in Brisbane!)
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  • What a heartfelt video of Paddy's sharing experience about his painful childhood journey. This makes me thinking more about my own too. Looking forward to the next tape. 
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    180122
  • Fascinating. I am a ASL interpreter in Canada.  I am a child of deaf adults. Our son lives in England and we are coming to visit in March of this year. I would love to meet with Paddy after seeing this video. I realize it is short notice but I would love it if it could happen. P
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