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Children with disabilities--Education.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Helen Saw Telle Cassidy Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.036
Scope and Contents

Helen Saw Telle Cassidy Conley worked as a teacher at "The Spruces," a long-term care facility for children with emotional problems located in Staatsburg-on-Hudson, New York State.  "The Spruces" was founded by Dr. Victor Vance Anderson in 1928.  The letters describe Mrs. Henry Cassidy's time at "The Spruces" as a teacher, giving vivid descriptions of the children's behavior and medical issues. The Spruces still exists today as the Anderson Center for Autism.

Coast School for the Physically Handicapped (Mombasa, Kenya) Photograph Album

Identifier: SC 01438
Scope and Contents

Handmade album featuring 17 photographs of children and their teacher attending school in Mombasa, Kenya. Most of the children in the photos are wearing leg braces or confined to a wheel chair. Each photograph provides a caption along with the names of the children. One photograph indicates that the children's handicap is a result of contracting polio. The front cover of the album is signed by the students who attended the school.

Joanna Ross Letter

Identifier: SC 01381
Content Description

Four page letter from Joanna Ross written on leaterhead from the Virginia Institution for the education of the deaf, dumb, and the blind, Staunton, Virginia. She describes reading to a blind girl and of learning sign language. She also comments on the mild weather in Staunton, her sister's health, people she has met, and books she has recently enjoyed reading.