Jenny wants to go out with her boyfriend, but her parents won’t let her – why? Because she uses a wheelchair she is not like her friends, and ‘never will be’. This video is heartbreaking to watch, her parents mean well but they want to keep her under wraps. This major issue of teenagers with a disability not being allowed to behave like their ‘normal’ friends is treated full on, with some strong language and real anger.
A video from the Social Work Inclusion Group who work closely with the University of Portsmouth.
View the video on the Social Work Inclusion Group website at