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Mentally Defective Children (Occupation Centres)

Volume 395: debated on Thursday 2 December 1943

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asked the President of the Board of Education whether it is intended to take over the occupation centres for the training of mentally retarded children and so make them a part of the regular educational system of the kingdom?

No, Sir. These occupation centres are intended for lower-grade defective children who are unable to benefit by any kind of school training.