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By David Manzo,Elizabeth Campbell Peters

In 1893, pioneering orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Augustus Thorndike and Dr. Edward Bradford, observed the necessity to teach young ones whose actual demanding situations avoided them from attending college. As an scan, they based the economic university for Crippled and Deformed teenagers in Boston. Modeled after 19th-century ecu associations, the varsity used to be America's first for kids with actual disabilities. Early sessions have been held in a church basement the place Mary Perry volunteered to educate seven scholars. college, a sizzling meal, and transportation in a horse-drawn carriage have been loose. because of the management of the 2 medical professionals and board chairman Francis pleasure Cotting, inside 10 years the college was once housed in a magnificent, debt-free brick development. Renamed the Cotting university, the college is now situated in Lexington and serves one hundred thirty day scholars from seventy four groups. Staffed with hugely expert specified schooling lecturers; nurses; actual, occupational, and verbal exchange therapists; and dental and imaginative and prescient experts, Cotting is a countrywide chief in serving young ones with a extensive spectrum of studying and verbal exchange disabilities, actual demanding situations, and complicated clinical conditions.

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