Story: Health advocacy and self-help

Disability advocacy (2nd of 4)

The Crippled Children Society (now CCS Disability Action) was founded in 1935 to provide advocacy and support services for disabled children. As this clip shows, the society provided resources so disabled children could receive therapeutic treatment.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 367. National Film Unit, 1948

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How to cite this page:

Rosemary Du Plessis and Anne Scott, 'Health advocacy and self-help - Development of advocacy and self-help', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 July 2022)

Story by Rosemary Du Plessis and Anne Scott, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 17 Jul 2018