Monthly Archives: September 2011

Nicholas Hobbs

The education world must cease its ancient, mechanic ways and turn to a more understanding, progressive movement. In such that educators cannot act as robots and students cannot be treated in such a systematic manner. Educators must be committed, affectionate, … Continue reading

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The Influence of Dorothea Dix

Lauran Seeley September 13, 2011 Sped 202 This I believe:              I learned early on the importance of personal care.  Growing up in a dysfunctional household, I took on the responsibility of caring for my two younger siblings.  As years … Continue reading

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Historical Blog on Elizabeth Farrell

My name is Elizabeth Farrell and I believe that all children, including students in special education, should receive a proper education which entails an education from teachers who are properly trained to teach in the special education field. Over my … Continue reading

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Historical Figure Blog: Wolf Wolfensberger

I believe that every human has a valued social role whether they are disabled or not and they have the right to live a normal life.  A “normal life” is the concept of living, working, and going to school in … Continue reading

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Historical Blog on Philippe Pinel

I believe in experiences. There is use to be found in all experiences: the good, the bad, and the ugly. Every experience has a purpose and should not be taken for granted. Experience provides knowledge and knowledge is power. This … Continue reading

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Historical Blog on Wolf Wolfensberger

I live in a world where the mentally retarded are persecuted. I see how they are locked up and ignored by the world they were brought into because they are different. I see how they suffer silently in the shadows … Continue reading

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Dorothea Dix

I am Dorothea Lynde Dix; I come from an abusive childhood in the town of Hampton, Maine.  I believe in a strong school house; where women should recieve a proper education.  I believe in helping others in their time of … Continue reading

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Samuel Kirk

I have dedicated many years of my life to finding information on children with disabilities and theories of how to teach theses children. I have done study after study on ways that help children learn with disabilities and finding methods … Continue reading

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Historical Blog on Edward Seguin

Edward Seguin People describe me as an art critic, economic essayist, and even a free thinker, but what I am most proud of is being known for working with children who have learning disabilities. I have been able to study … Continue reading

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Historical Blog: Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet

I believe that one should not require the ability to speak in order to be heard. Everyone deserves the right to communicate in some form or another as it is a vital part of everyday life. Ever since I became … Continue reading

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