CATEA.orgassistivetech.netATWiki
Personal tools
Views

Interested in disability history? Check out what happened Today in AT History!

1963

From ATWiki

Jump to: navigation, search
Wheelchair bowling ramp, invented by Harold J. Steel.
Wheelchair bowling ramp, invented by Harold J. Steel.
  • April 6 - Dr. Samuel Kirk, a special education professor at the University of Illinois, coins the term " learning disability" during a presentation at the Conference on Exploration into Problems of the Perceptually Handicapped Child. [2]


References

  1. Steel, H. j. "Sports Aparatus." U.S. Patent 3,083,967. April 2, 1963.
  2. Introduction to Learning Disabilities. National Association of Special Education Teachers. Accessed on April 1, 2008.