It's a rite of passage for young people, but can a wheelchair-bound boy cope with all that a cross-European summer trip throws at him?
When Dominic Hyams was born with brittle bone disease, he was given 24 hours to live. He has survived to 18 and now plans to go inter-railing with six able-bodied mates for a month.
Crip on a Trip is an intimate observation of disabililty, capturing not only how 'Little Dom' copes, but following how his friends get on caring for their mate - washing him, carrying him and taking him to the toilet every day - as well as doing all the other things teenagers get up to when they are away from home.
At the end of the trip Dom and his mates will go their separate ways, either into the world of work or off to college. But first, there's the trip of a lifetime to be had...
It's a rite of passage for young people, but can a wheelchair-bound boy cope with all that a cross-European summer trip…
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An intimate observation of disability. 18-year-old Dominic Hyams has brittle bones - but that's not going to stand in the way of a European adventure with his gang of able-bodied mates...