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"We Kept Our Retarded Child At Home"
EIGHT YEARS AGO, when our son Eddie was two years old, doctors told us we would have to shut him up in an institution for retarded children. I usually take my time before making up my mind, but for once I didn't wait a split second before deciding good and loud, "Over my dead body!"...
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Title: "We Kept Our Retarded Child At Home"
Creator: Frank Piccola (author)
Date: November 1955
Format: Article
Publication: Coronet
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: vol.39, no.1, pp.48-52
Keywords: Autobiography; Children; Cognitive Disability; Education; Educational Institutions; Family; Heredity; Identity; Institutions; Mental Retardation; New York; New York City, NY; Parenting; Schools; Sheltered Workshop; Social Welfare & Communities; The Arc
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations

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