Treatment of

Mentally Ill/Disabled/Sick

They were treated how?

The mentally ill, disbaled and sick were treated unfailry in society. They were abused and sent away to prison. They were viewed as outcasts and criminals. Dorthea Dix is the lead advcoate for the mentally ill and disabled.
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They are called movements for a reason

Schools, Events, Hospitals, Laws


All of these were put into place to protect the mentally ill and disabled. As americans, don't we all have equal rights?

Yes, women can be doctors too!!!!!


MOVING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

National History Day: Dorothea Dix and the Asylum Movement