063 Apang - polio patient

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Title

063 Apang - polio patient

Description

Apang contracted polio in her kampong and later brought to Gombak. As Occupational Therapist I was asked if I could do anything for her as she was very depressed. She was only interested in learning to walk again. This was considered to be unrealistic, but I tried to show her what her limitations were and that she would never walk again unaided. It was a hard lesson for a young girl to learn, especially as her family had originally abandoned her in the kampong when they discovered that she could not walk.

Coverage

Malaysia

Creator

Duguid, Jennifer Cairns

Date

1965

Format

JPG

Identifier

https://commons.keene.edu/s/KSCArchive/item/7067

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-CR/1.0/

Type

StillImage

Provenance

Keene State College

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