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 Heston and Isleworth]
During the year progress has been made in the classification
of Mentally Abnormal children, detailed examinations of 24
children having been made.
The following figures show the number of children now classified:—
|Not at school||—||1|
|Mentally Deficient (Feeble minded)—|
|Attending public elementary schools||8||8||16|
|Attending certified schools||1||2||3|
|Not at school||7||5||12|
|Dull or backward||76||34||110|
The numbers of other defective children are similar to those
of last year.