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Who is the considered as the "father" of special education?

Who is the considered as the "father" of special education?

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A. Viktor Aveyron
B. Jean Marc Gaspard Itard
C. Edouard O. Seguin

This question is part of Introduction to Special Education
Asked by Frecam_, Last updated: Jan 26, 2020

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K. Myers

K. Myers, Blogger, Chicago

Answered Feb 20, 2019

Special education, also called special needs education, is the education of children who differ socially, mentally, or physically from the average child to such an extent that they require modifications of usual school practices. Special education serves emotional, behavioral, or cognitive impairments or with intellectual hearing, vision, speech, or learning disability and gifts. Jean-Marc Gaspard Itard, a French physician, is considered to be the father of special educat...Read More
 

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Answered Nov 14, 2017

Jean Marc Gaspard Itard
 

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