An Oral History of the Education of Visually Impaired People: Telling Stories for Inclusive Futures
E. Mellen Press, 2006 - Education - 436 pages
By means of 61 open-ended interviews with visually impaired people (written as stories) and an analysis of documentary evidence, this book explores the history of education for visually impaired children in Britain since the 18th century.
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THE EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION
STORIES FROM THE SEGREGATED
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