Category: Dori Auslander

1848: “Beginnings”

In 1848 Samuel Gridley Howe opened one of the first special schools within the United States (Beginnings 2015). The school was named “The Massachusetts School for the Feeble Minded” within… Read more »

Primary Sources

American Association for the Study of the Feeble-Minded. American Journal of Mental Deficiency 23 (1918): 11-31. Accessed November 14, 2018. Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, Pub. L. No. 101-336, 104… Read more »

Secondary Sources:

AAIDD. (2018). Use of Mental Retardation on this Website. Retrieved December 19, 2018, from Annas, George J. 1984. “The Case of Baby Jane Doe: Child Abuse or Unlawful Federal… Read more »