Close Up 3: Paddy Ladd (Part 1)

Tessa Padden interviews Dr Paddy Ladd about his traumatic childhood.

27m 57s

Chat show. The third series of Close Up, the BSL Zone's in-depth interviews with well-known Deaf people. In this episode, 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.

This is Part 1 of 3; watch Part 2 here or Part 3 here.

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