The History of Special Education: From Isolation to Integration

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Gallaudet University Press, 1993 - Education - 463 pages
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This study examines the facts, characters and events that shaped special education in Western Europe, Canada and the United States. It assesses the discipline from the first efforts to teach disabled people in early-Christian and medieval eras to such current mandates as Public Law 94-142.
  

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Contents

Introduction
3
Chapter 2
38
Introduction
77
Chapter 4
121
Chapter 5
145
Chapter 6
170
of North American Institutions for Deaf Persons
183
Chapter 7
225
Introduction
251
The Threat of the Feebleminded
279
The Emergence
313
Introduction
363
Bibliography
386
Index
441
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Page 427 - A special report on the systems and state of popular education on the continent of Europe, and in the United States of America, with practical suggestions for the improvement of public instruction in the province of Ontario.

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Winzer is Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

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