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La educación y el cuidado de los excepcionales. Síntesis de la labor que se realiza en los Estados Unidos en beneficio de los niños y adultos que se apartan de lo normal

JAMA. 1942;118(17):1524. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830170102036.
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This pamphlet constitutes a synthesis of the work which is carried on in the United States in benefit of children and adults who are "exceptional," especially the handicapped. It contains information on the purposes and activities of the most prominent national organizations of the United States which are entirely devoted to work for the welfare and especially for the education of the different groups of the handicapped. It gives the names, local addresses and descriptions of the work carried on by the various national organizations for the education of the blind, the deaf, the crippled, those with speech disorders, heart diseases, cancer and tuberculosis, as well as those who offer problems of social and mental hygiene, juvenile delinquency and the "exceptionals" in general, which includes subnormal and supernormal. At the end of each chapter, in which the work of a given association is described, there is also a section of

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