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The Care, Cure, And Education Of The Crippled Child
In the course of this book we shall first step back and examine those darker ages when physical imperfection was a horrible stigma. We shall examine in a cursory manner those physical conditions which cause children to be handicapped. We shall then follow the little cripple as he is carried to the modem clinic, subjected to modern miracles of surgery, brought to the cheerful convalescent home, where he perhaps stands erect for the first time in his life, and where he is brought from the darkness of ignorance and introduced to the delights of education; and we shall finally gaze upon him and his fellows as they step forth into life and find themselves fully able to cope with their problems as if they had never been prostrate....
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Title: The Care, Cure, And Education Of The Crippled Child
Creator: Henry Edward Abt (author)
Date: 1924
Format: Book
Publisher: International Society for Crippled Children
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: pp.1-84
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Accident; Assistive Technology; Braces; Charity; Charles Dickens; Children; Cripple; Demographics; Diagnoses & Diseases; Disease; Doctors; Economics; Edgar Allen; Education; Elks; Elyria Memorial Hospital; England; Family; France; Germany; Government; Health & Medicine; Hospitals; Identity; Institutions; Kiwanis; Labor; Laws & Regulation; Legislation; Lord Byron; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; New York; New York City, NY; Nursing; Ohio; Parenting; Philanthropy; Physical Disability; Physical Therapy; Policy; Polio; Politics; Psychology; Public Health; Public Health & Welfare; Rehabilitation; Religion; Rickets; Rotary Club; Sanatorium; Service Organizations; Shriners; Social Welfare; Social Welfare & Communities; Society For Crippled Children; Statistics; Technology & Equipment; Treatments Therapies Cures; Tuberculosis; Victor Hugo
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Science, Health & Technology; Social Movements & Advocacy

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- A School Room For Crippled Children (still)
- Barstow Ward For Boys (still)
- Foot Painter (still)
- Heliotherapy Treatment (still)
- Institutionalization Is Not Necessary (still)
- Smiling Child With Crutches (still)
- The Care, Cure, And Education Of The Crippled Child (doc)
- Vocational Instruction (still)