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Take Them Off The Human Scrap Heap
It could be your next baby - feeblemindedness strikes in the finest families. Yet thousands of such children and adults still live almost like animals in inferior institutions. With proper care and training many of them could learn to take respected and self-supporting places in society....
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Title: Take Them Off The Human Scrap Heap
Creator: Edith M. Stern (author)
Date: August 1948
Format: Article
Publication: Woman's Home Companion
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: vol.75, pp.32, 62-64
Keywords: Abuse; Advocacy; Attendants; Children; Civil Liberties & Rights; Cognitive Disability; Confinement; Connecticut; Economics; Education; Educational Institutions; Employment; Epilepsy; Expose; Family; Identity; Institutions; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Laws & Regulation; Mansfield State Training School; Media; Medical Professionals; Medicine & Science; Neglect; New Jersey; North Jersey Training School; Parenting; Policy; Public Welfare; Restraints; Schools; Sexuality; Social Welfare & Communities; Southbury Training School; Women & Gender; Woodbine State Colony; Work
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy