The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 1, 1968 · Page 17
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 17

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Friday, November 1, 1968
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Palm Beach Post, Friday, November 1, 1968 17 Center Does Not Allow Child To Fail my 1 16, live In immaculate cottages they keep clean themselves. They care for the grounds, work In the kitchen, the laundry room and offices. Some are paying jobs, others are part of vocational training. The academic classes are progress of a particular child with physicians and psychiatrists. Mrs. Wallace and the village will celebrate a special day Dec. 12. It will be the 25th anniversary of the day an eight-year-old named Pete came to Mrs. Wallace for help. Mrs. Wallace has her own wme on the premises and the children often visit her there. Staff consultants include a psychiatrist, a pediatrician and a psychiatric social worker. Mrs. Wallace and the staff spend many hours each week discussing the tiny, about three students to a teacher. There also are home-making classes, music lessons, a drama workshop, a gymnasium, a hothouse, a barn with a cow named Shorty, arts and crafts classes and workrooms for vocational training. from all economic groups. Some are welfare recipients. The cost for a resident child Is $5,500 a year, and Mrs. Wallace hopes eventually to have facilities for 100 resident children, eliminating the day care program. The children, aged from 3 to i A. js. LATEX HOUSE PAIIIT COMPARES WITH $5.00 PAINTS! SAPOLIN For wood houses, wood trim on CBS houses and outdoor woods, fences, etc. Latex in bright lasting colors . . . a new formula that eliminates bleed streaks on CBS walls that ordinary wood trim FASHION COLOR ONE-COAT LATEX FLAT "CELOLITE" INTERIOR FLAT WALL PAINT paint causes. I A I UrV'' IUI I . af jW WALL PAIIIT Dnpleu formula coven HI OtW COOt r m. , &Hhtt ft Apply with brush or roller Dries in 20 minutes No unpleasant odor One coat covers Velvety firm h driei in 20 minutes No 'pointy' meu no ' painty' odor Soap end water clearo brtnlm, roHart, hands mm ftWNMIB If MILDEW RESISTANT FORMULA! SAVE $1.26 GALLON nUUafc PAIN I OVER 1,000 CUSTOM COLORS! PENVER (UPD-There is a center lor brain-damaged children in the foothills ol the Rockies northwest of Denver where the youngsters are not only encouraged to succeed they are not allowed to fail. It's called Wallace Village, built in 1958 by Mrs. Cleo Wallace and now spread over 104 acres of gently rolling hills, its neat red brick cottages with huge windows and sloping roofs serving as homes and classrooms for 52 resident children and 48 day care students. Mrs. Wallace, a silver-haired widow, explained that the children are brain damaged, but not necessarily retarded, and often have normal or above normal Intellectual potentials. She explained that they have received brain Injuries before, during or after birth and may have organic impairment of the neuromotor system. They are limited in ability only in the areas of performance directly affected by the injured part of the brain. She said the village's primary goal is to help a child learn his potential so he can function in society. "Most of the children who come here are very frightened at first and very angry," she said. "They know they're going to fail because they've failed so many times before in public schools. They come with a marvelous bag of tricks to get people off their backs. But we do not allow children to fail here. "The best instructors are the children themselves. I've learned that if you keep quiet and listen, a child will tell you what he needs." Mrs. Wallace's philosophy goes back to her own childhood, when she was a nine-year-old growing up on a ranch in the mountains near Fairpiay.Colo. "Mother died when I was very young," she said. "I learned to care for a nine-room ranch house and to cook for my dad. One day I decided to bake him a cream pie. "I'd never baked a pie before. I knew they needed eggs because they were yellow, and flour because they were thick. But I forgot one Important ingredient sugar. Dad ate it, though. He told me it was good for my first pie. And he was right, It was good for my first pie." Mrs. Wallace said her own attitude in helping children has been the same as her father's complete honesty coupled with encouragement and recognition. .Her work with neurologlcal-ly handicapped children began In 1943 with an eight-year-old named Pete. At the time she was a young Denver housewife with a master's degree in speech pathology from the University of Denver. A doctor persuaded her to give Pete speech therapy. 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I I signed for the budget-minded ,,, , , , , i' i lj i i, vfi. T"ll' h1tf ' YWFrR- I TT li V who want beauty of real hard- r Woodgrained beauty with a i 1 , jfW X Wf' LH : rsSflh f .11,' wood. Econoply creates a restful ' tough vinyl protection Re- ' 1 H rrT 'I' -'ll ,"' "V flW(K "l ' 1 ?.)T and pleasant surrounding of the '. "ts rough abuse and cleans , I ,.Al. I 'I -SfSB tekm" I I 2x2-INCH Mt; xSSk ' The iMute 5 I REDWOOD premhim wunffiJMj I -school to two old houses in tWK 7W-IH. 12 IMS FENCING f i27 WM u : h : i POWER i iw ENC,NEERED T0 LAST! J typ'utaityiob- yjooTiaW "fy ' e IUMIII gimlraellM Is tr-liitinf It Oililtrait uumt 1 1 1X2-INCH, 8-FOOT "BLUE LAKE" FIR northeast Denver. "At that time," she said, "there were institutions for mentally retarded or physically handicapped children, but very little was known about tne neurologically handicapped. -The children were considered delinquent or disturbed. Often people thought their only real problem was their mothers were not strict enough. It's only been within the last five years that people are openly talking about this problem." Mrs. Wallace said she first wrote out her concept of the village as a non-profit corporation in 1945, and In 1950 an endowment fund was started. Four years later property for t ie village was found. "The concept of the village has never changed," she said. "It has been a steady, slow progress but there have been ncj real setbacks. Everyone In-valved believed deeply in what w$ wanted to do and the village has been a combined effort of many people who are truly dedicated to giving to cnildren." She said many of the youngsters eventually return to public schools and some go on to college. Last year the village returned 28 children to conventional school, 21 others to special classes within the public school system and nine to vocational schools. 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Farmers complain that when the village church organ 15 played and the lights and heating are turned on, so much electricity Is used that mere is not enough current left to run their milking LAKE PARK: 1409 lOtt St. - Ph. 141-145 Kill GIADE: S.E. 3ri i E Ave. - Ph. (BELLI GIADE STORE CLOSED SUNDAY) I0CA IATCN: 1150 N. Federal Hwy. - Ph. 3f5-202 LAKE WORTH: 2745 lake Worth Roee1- Ph. HS477I DEIRAY: 1 115 N. Fee". Hwy. - Ph. 27M127 (DELRAY STORE CLOSED SUNDAY) Jj fair

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