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2.1 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and Backward, Physical illness or invalidism, April 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2

Scope and Contents

"This boy has an IQ of 71. He is TB?, has had double pneumonia, off school for the last 4 months. Naturally backward aswell as backward through illness. Gentle and polite child but very backward. Neglected by mother who has to go out and work. Registrar: Mother a big strong woman, looks simple, she was herself illegitimate. Dr confirms - thsi boy has been ill a lot, but apart from that he is not normal and will be a handful. His brother is very impertinent. The children have no proper upbringing. Mother "glaiket"."
Relatives in survey: Mother 2.15


  • Other: April 1945

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