Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: remedial gymnasium

  • The Heritage Craft Schools and Hospitals for Crippled Children

    Lisa Pruitt Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States   Grace Hannam Kimmins, 1870-1954, from Kimmins, p6* At the beginning of the twentieth century, following a decade of work among the London poor, Grace Hannam Kimmins (1870-1954) envisioned an idyllic rural retreat, a healing haven for children crippled by diseases associated with urban poverty. In 1903, she realized…