Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for East Ham]
The following cases have received convalescent home treatment under these arrangements during the year:—
(g) Educationally Subnormal Children.
Twenty-one educationally subnormal children are attending
day special schools and one child is maintained in a special
(f) (h) (i) (k) Other categories of Handicapped Pupils.
One child suffering from epilepsy is maintained at a special
boarding school and two are awaiting admission.
MENTALLY DEFECTIVE CHILDREN,
Up to 1/4/45, the number of children examined for the purposes of the Mental Deficiency Acts was 6 who were classified as :—
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Children in respect of whom special examination was carried
out as from 1/4/45 'n accordance with Sec. 57 (1) of the Education
Act, 1944, numbered 25.