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Idiot Asylums
Nearly up to the present time the miserable idiot has been regarded as one of a Pariah caste, rather to be ignored as much as possible than sought out and succoured. Till the beginning of this century, idiots were regarded either with superstitious awe or abhorrence...
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Title: Idiot Asylums
Creator: n/a
Date: September 2, 1865
Format: Article
Publication: Littell's Living Age
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: vol.86, no.1109, pp.385-432
Keywords: Abuse; Advocacy; Asylums; Attendants; Children; Civil Liberties & Rights; Cognitive Disability; Doctors; Economics; Edouard Seguin; Education; Educational Institutions; Employment; England; Family; Feeblemindedness; France; Government; Government Agencies; Identity; Idiocy; Institutions; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Laws & Regulation; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; New York State Asylum For Idiots; Pennsylvania; Physiological Training; Public Welfare; Samuel Gridley Howe; Schools; Social Welfare & Communities; Work
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Science, Health & Technology; Social Movements & Advocacy