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Written by the editor of Elle magazine following a severe, incapacitating stroke who wrote this book letter by letter with his speech therapist. It describes his experience of being in hospital, poor communication of healthcare staff & being objectified.

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This film tells the true story of Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy in a large working-class Irish family.

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Wretches and Jabberers directed by Gerardine Wurzburg, with Tracy Thresher and Larry Bissonnette

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My Magic Ears is a book about a hearing impaired girl who receives cochlear implants and the world of sound that she discovers.

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This very touching story by Jojo Moyes is about Lou Clark who takes a job with Will Traynor. Will is quadriplegic after a collision with a motorcycle and he has lost the desire to live. Lou tries to help him regain that. 

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"I never had a brain until Freak came along and let me borrow his for a while, and that's the truth, the whole truth." This is the first line hook from a whopper of a book.