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Disabled Children

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Scope Note: Children with mental or physical disabilities that interfere with usual activities of daily living and that may require accommodation or intervention.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Item
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...
Dates: Other: April 1945

3.1 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Idiocy, June 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3
Scope and Contents "Imbecile, cannot walk properly - crawls - can't talk, only a few swear words. Tongue sticks out. Father a ploughman. Seems OK. Mother, 43, a big stout woman, untidy but bright looking. Big, fat and genial. Five siblings, older, OK. Two roomed cottage, very poor. [Male informant] confirms, a backward crowd. Nurse says no mentality at all. PC thinks the rest are OK. Confirms this boy is on Dr's list [of certified defectives]."
Relatives in survey: Brother 3.2
Dates: Other: June 1947

2.10 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, Maladjusted child, Physical illness or invalidism, June 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This little girl is asthmatic, physcially delicate and a bad attender. Her IQ will be about 90- and she is one class retarded. Simple in a way but has a smartness too. Father was mother's uncle."
Relatives in survey: Father 2.44
Dates: Other: June 1945

2.11 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Maladjusted child, Physical illness or invalidism, April 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This boy was sent to the clinic as a problem child. Rather a handful, has attacks of asthma when frustrated. Home very clean. He is a very noisy, stirring child, now going to school. Very decent people, father an intelligent man. Behaviour improving - seems to have been a bit spoilt, parents over-anxious."
Dates: Other: April 1945

2.20 Female, Married, 15-24 yrs, Hysteria, Physical illness or invalidism, June 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This girl set fire to a farm. She tried to set fire to it several times. Now married, has been in the sanitorium with TB. Dr confirms - was always a queer girl."
Relatives in survey: mother 2.41
Dates: Other: June 1945

2.34 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, Physical illness or invalidism, June 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This boy is still in the first infant class. He suffers from asthma and dermatitis. Has missed a lot of schooling - 151 attendances out of a possible 358. Teacher does not think he is defective despite his poor performance. Father has worked as a shepherd and a gardener. Housing - biggish farm house, very remote. Probably dirty, [subject] has a dirty head."
Relatives in survey: mother 2.35
Dates: Other: June 1945

3.23 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, High grade mental defective, Physical illness or invalidism, June 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3
Scope and Contents "Meningitis 6 years ago, getting increasingly deaf since, but M[ental] D[efective] anyhow. Has minor fits - loses consciousness for a few minutes and becomes rigid. Associated with her periods. Does not get a proper wage but seem squite satisfied - working in the Convalescent Home. Sister, very timid, living with her. Parents dead? [Female informant] considered that there was an hysterical element in the family. Seen by PSW."
Dates: Other: June 1947

3.32 Female, Single, 25-34 yrs, Undiagnosed, Physical illness or invalidism, September 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3
Scope and Contents "Doubtful case. Club foot. Mother in CRI, hypomania."
Relatives in survey: Siblings
Dates: Other: September 1947