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  1. Idiocy: and its Treatment by the Physiological Method.

    Idiocy: and its Treatment by the Physiological Method.

    First edition of the first book published in America dealing with the care and institutional management of those with learning disabilities. Under the influence of the teachings of Itard and Esquirol, both of whom he studied under, which stressed the humane treatment of the insane, Seguin developed methods for managing intellectual disabilities that emphasized education and physical training. Learn More
    £1,750

    Date of Publication: 1866

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 50412

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