Who is known for working with Wild Boy of Aveyron?
|Victor of Aveyron|
|Born||c. 1788 Aveyron, Rouergue, France|
|Died||1828 (aged 40) Paris, France|
|Other names||The Wild Boy of Aveyron|
|Known for||being a Feral child|
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Also, why did itard abandon his study of Victor?
Controversy. Itard was not alone in criticizing his work with Victor. Several modern psychologists have also opined that Victor was not in fact feral but mentally retarded, psychotic or autistic, and was abandoned in the woods because of this.
Beside above, what was the first documented case of a feral child? The first and most famous case of a feral child was that of Wild Peter. He lived in Hanover, Germany, and was found in 1724 at the age of 12, living off plants, climbing trees like an animal, and unable to speak.
Consequently, who is the father of special education?
Jean-Marc Gaspard Itard, a French physician, is considered to be the father of special education.
Who was itard's student that went on to work with those with intellectual disabilities to prove they could be educated?
It was Itard who persuaded Séguin to dedicate himself to study the causes, as well as the training of individuals with intellectual disabilities. As a young man, Séguin was also influenced by the ideas of utopian socialist Henri de Saint-Simon.