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"Education Of Idiots"
We have now to herald a yet greater wonder, to the Virginia public: a more striking, if not a more beneficent achievement of enlightened Humanity. It is the education of IDIOTS. The animation of clay seems hardly more incredible, than the extent to which MIND has been infused into such masses of stolidity....
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Title: "Education Of Idiots"
Creator:  M.L. (author)
Date: February 1849
Format: Article
Publication: Southern Literary Messenger
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: vol.15, no.2, pp.65-68
Keywords: Advocacy; Asylums; Children; Cognitive Disability; Doctors; Edouard Seguin; Education; Educational Institutions; France; Idiocy; Institutions; Massachusetts; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Moral Treatment; Physiological Training; Samuel Gridley Howe; Schools; Social Welfare & Communities; Virginia
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy