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An Address On Rehabilitation Of The Mentally And Physically Handicapped
It is a task that appeals to our humanity, but it is a task that appeals also to our future economic success. Every citizen, man, woman or child, who is unable to take his or her part in the normal life of modern civilization is a drag on our economic life. Good humanity and good economics demand that the work must go on....
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Title: An Address On Rehabilitation Of The Mentally And Physically Handicapped
Creator: Franklin D. Roosevelt (author)
Date: July 13, 1929
Format: Speech
Source: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
Control no.: Speech #334, Master Speech File, Franklin D. Roosevelt Papers as President (Box 7)
Keywords: Advocacy; Chautauqua, NY; Cognitive Disability; Crime; Cripple; Deaf; Economics; Education; Educational Institutions; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Government; Government Agencies; Institutions; Labor; Laws & Regulation; Medicine; New York; Physical Disability; Prison; Psychiatric Disability; Public Health & Welfare; Schools; Sensory Disability; Social Welfare & Communities
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Social Movements & Advocacy
Funding Support Provided By: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute