This 1937 news article reported on the innovative teachers at Seward Park High School in New York City and the bold attempts they made in order to understand the vital needs of students who suffer from learning disabilities:
"Last week in New York City, thousands of 'non-academically-minded' boys and girls... were hard at work on special subjects, in special classes and under special teachers. No longer a subject of contempt and scorn, the slow student of today is one of the educator's most important problems. Study of his needs has produced a whole new theory of teaching."
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