Dr Guttmann at the 1953 Stoke Mandeville Games

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Professor Sir Ludwig Guttmann is widely acknowledged as 'The father of the Paralympic movement' he was the pioneer who proved that disabled sport could be as competitive and exciting as non-disabled sport. 

This one-hour virtual tour delved into the displays at the National Paralympic Heritage Centre bringing the audiobook 'The Spirit of Stoke Mandeville' about the work of Professor Sir Ludwig Guttmann to life. More information about the audiobook can be found here.

This event was designed for blind and visually impaired visitors and the describer was Lonny Evans.

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