The History of Special Education: From Isolation to Integration

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Gallaudet University Press, 1993 - Education - 463 pages
Cover -- Title page -- Contents -- Copyright page -- List of Tables -- List of Boxes -- Preface -- Part 1. Lessons of a Dark Past -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. Disability and Society before the Eighteenth Century: Dread and Despair -- Chapter 2. Education and Enlightenment: New Views and New Methods -- Part 2. Into the Light of a More Modern World -- Introduction -- Chapter 3. The Rise of Institutions, Asylums, and Public Charities -- Chapter 4. Education for Exceptional Students in North America after 1850 -- Chapter 5. Physicians, Pedagogues, and Pupils: Defining the Institutional Population -- Chapter 6. More Than Three Rs: Life in Nineteenth-Century Institutions -- Chapter 7. Teaching Exceptional Students in the Nineteenth Century -- Part 3. Into the New Century -- Introduction -- Chapter 8. Measures and Mismeasures: The IQ Myth -- Chapter 9. The "Threat of the Feebleminded"--Chapter 10. From Isolation to Segregation: The Emergence of Special Classes -- Chapter 11. New Categories, New Labels -- Part 4. Segregation to Integration -- Introduction -- Chapter 12. Approaching Integration -- Bibliography -- Index

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Contents

Introduction
3
Chapter 2
38
Into the Light of a More Modern World
75
Chapter 4
121
Chapter 5
145
Chapter 6
170
Chapter 7
177
of North American Institutions for Deaf Persons
183
Teaching Exceptional Students in the Nineteenth Century
225
Into the New Century
249
Chapter 10
313
Chapter 11
337
Segregation to Integration
361
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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