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25.11 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, Head injury, May 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/24

Scope and Contents

"This boy is backward, can't read, has a very dull voice. Considered lazy. He had a head injury five years ago. [Teacher] says this boy has a mental age of 8; he is lazy and feels no shame at beign in a class with little boys of 6. He is very poor at reading, hopeless at composition and his arithmetic is backward. Parents too soft - make the most of his head injury. Nice house, living conditions very good."


  • Other: May 1945

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