Attitudes

Raymond Johnson: Labels

Raymond was born in 1963 in Islington, London. He attended local primary and secondary special schools and then went on to attend local colleges.

Here Raymond describes changing attitudes towards people with learning difficulties.

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Transcript

When I was at William C Harvey that was, you know, them times I wasn’t all that confident, you know. Them times, you know, people – before we got – we got under the name – got labelled people with mental handicapped and this is going back, you know, many years by the way, you know, it was like it was even politically – politically incorrect.