Human Derelicts: Medico-sociological Studies for Teachers of Religion and Social Workers

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Theophilus Nicholas Kelynack
Kelly, 1914 - 341 sider
 

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Side 76 - Feeble-minded persons ; that is to say, persons in whose case there exists from birth or from an early age mental defectiveness not amounting to imbecility, yet so pronounced that they require care, supervision, and control for their own protection or for the protection of others, or, in the case of children, that they by reason of such defectiveness appear to be permanently incapable of receiving proper benefit from the instruction in ordinary schools...
Side 75 - One who is capable of earning a living under favorable circumstances, but is incapable, from mental defect existing from birth, or from an early age, (a) of competing on equal terms with his normal fellows; or, (b) of managing himself and his affairs with ordinary prudence.
Side 76 - Imbeciles; that is to say, persons in whose case there exists from birth or from an early age mental defectiveness not amounting to idiocy, yet so pronounced that they are incapable of managing themselves or their affairs, or, in the case of children, of being taught to do so...
Side 47 - A person who is defective may be dealt with under this Act by being sent to or placed in an institution for defectives or placed under guardianship — (a) at the instance of his parent or guardian, if he is an idiot or imbecile, or at the instance of his parent if, though not an idiot or imbecile, he is under the age of twenty-one ; or...
Side 47 - ... if in addition to being a defective he is a person — (i) who is found neglected, abandoned, or without visible means of support, or cruelly treated ; or...
Side 149 - Society was held at the rooms of the Medical Society of London, n, Chandos Street, Cavendish Square, W., on Wednesday, February 8th, 1911, Mr.
Side 77 - Education, make arrangements for ascertaining — (a) what children in their area, not being imbecile, and not being merely dull or backward, are defective, that is to say, what children by reason of mental or physical defect are incapable of receiving proper benefit from the instruction in the ordinary public elementary schools...
Side 134 - CROTHERS, TD : Morphinism and Narcomanias from other Drugs. Their Etiology, Treatment, and Medicolegal Relatives.
Side 199 - See Report of the Royal Commission on the Care and Control of thi Ftible-Minded, Vol.
Side 249 - ... day. His limbs refuse to obey his will ; the skin becomes insensitive, dry, and cold ; the extremities lose their warmth ; the face is thin, the eyes hollow, and the sight weak ; speech dies out on his lips, which remain open...

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