They were some of the first ever special schools.
Some people got letters saying their child was “ineducable” and couldn’t go to school.
After that, the government guaranteed everyone would go to school.
We are looking at how special schools have changed over the last 50 years.
Not everyone with a Learning Disability goes to a special school,
but we think they offer very important support for the community of people that go to them.
Pioneers of special education in Birmingham
We have made plain language that is easy to read the default on this website. We have also written a longer version for any who'd like to read a more in-depth account.