LE #1 History. Are you ready to be stretched?. Willowbrook State School was a state-supported institution for children with intellectual disabilities located in the Willowbrook neighborhood of Staten Island in New York City from the 1930s until 1987.
Are you ready to be stretched?
Christmas In Purgatory: A Photographic Essay On Mental Retardation (1974)
-All people are capable of reasoning and that our sameness as people is more important than our differences
-State schools opened to prepare individuals for employment and independence
-Schools for the deaf and blind are established
-Outside jobs and other opportunities are developed
-prevents people with disabilities from moving to the USA, marrying, or having children
-leads to institutionalization and forced sterilization of people with disabilities, including children
G developmental disabilities
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