In the Spotlight
Showcase of featured Montessori schools, programs, and projects utilizing Medical Pedagogy.
NOTE: These materials are presented as they were originally published, some 50 years ago. Remember that language has changed over the years, particularly in regards to how we discuss and refer to children with special needs. As you view these historical materials, some of the language may seem offensive but the authors were expressing themselves in language that was considered appropriate and correct in their time.
Montessori Versus Orthodox
A study to determine the relative improvement of a preschool child with brain damage trained by one of the two methods.
The immediate goal in the education and training of preschool child in our present culture is the attainment of a mental age of six years. He should have adequate language memory of sentences and ideas, visual memory and discrimination, as well as auditory motor ability, visual maturity, motivation, and social adjustment to a point where he can compete with day-to-day class situations.
Monthly Articles all about Montessori for Inclusion
William P. Argy, M.D. | October, 1965, Vol. 26, No. 10
A study to determine the relative improvement of the preschool child with brain damage trained by one of the two methods.Read More
The United Nations Children's Fund | Innicenti Digest No. 13
This Digest is intended to help raise the profile of childhood disability and to give impetus to the challenge of ensuring that children with disabilities are fully included in efforts to promote the human rights of all children.
The purpose of the present Convention is to promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities, and to promote respect for their inherent dignity.
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