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Origin Of The Treatment And Training Of Idiots
That which most essentially constitutes idiocy, is the absence of moral volition, superseded by a negative will; that in which the treatment of an idiot essentially consist is, in changing his negative will into an affirmative one, his will of loneliness into a will of sociability and usefulness; such is the object of the moral training....
|Title:||Origin Of The Treatment And Training Of Idiots|
|Creator:||Edward Seguin (author)|
|Publication:||American Journal of Education|
|Source:||Available at selected libraries|
|Keywords:||Advocacy; Children; Cognitive Disability; Education; Educational Institutions; Idiocy; Medicine & Science; Moral Treatment; Physiological Training; Psychiatric Disability; Psychology; Religion; Schools; Social Welfare & Communities|