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I is for Institutionalisation (Part One)

by Mitchell Wilson from Musings of a Wandering Autistic. Part One: The Rise of the Institution. [TW: Institutionalisation, Ableism, Eugenics] On the afternoon of December 31, 1959, journalist and historian Pierre Berton unexpectedly arrived at the Ontario Hospital School in Orillia, Ontario. He was accompanying a friend who was dropping his son off…