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The Lost Years
Unfortunately by introducing in the educational realm the terms educable and trainable we have merely helped to reinforce the old classical division between idiots, imbeciles and morons which still to-day dominates our institutions, and which denies the imbecile or trainable any substantial potential for growth....
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Title: The Lost Years
Creator: Gunnar Dybwad (author)
Date: September 15, 1960
Format: Speech
Source: Friends of the Samuel Gridley Howe Library and the Dybwad Family
Keywords: Advocacy; Architecture; Canada; Canadian Association For Retarded Children; Children; Civil Liberties & Rights; Cognitive Disability; Down Syndrome; Economics; Education; Educational Institutions; Family; Government; Government Agencies; Gunnar Dybwad; Institutions; Laws & Regulation; Medicine & Science; Montreal, Canada; Nomenclature; Parenting; Physical Disability; Policy; Service Organizations; Social Welfare & Communities; The Arc
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: Presented at the 3rd Annual Convention, Canadian Association for Retarded Children, Montreal.