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Educating The Adult Blind
Boston has an admirable institution for the use of blind children, a school which, because it is liberally endowed, can excellently educate those who are blind in youth. But the doors of this institution are closed to all who lose their sight after the age of nineteen years. And inasmuch as reliable statistics show that more than two-thirds of the blind have lost their sight after they were twenty-one, it is evident that there is a deplorably large class for which the Perkins Institution makes absolutely no provision....
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Title: Educating The Adult Blind
Creator: n/a
Date: January 18, 1903
Format: Article
Publication: Boston Budget
Source: Perkins School for the Blind
Keywords: Blind; Boston, MA; Connecticut; Education; Educational Institutions; Institutions; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Massachusetts; Michael Anagnos; Perkins School For The Blind; Poverty; Schools; Sensory Disability; Social Welfare & Communities; Social Welfare & Employment; Vocational Rehabilitation
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: From Perkins School for the Blind Bound Clippings: Massachusetts Adult Blind, 1886-1906