The History of Special Education: From Isolation to Integration

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Gallaudet University Press, 1993 - Education - 463 pages
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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
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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