Material relating to the Expert Committee Meeting on the Mentally Defective Child held in Geneva, Switzerland

Scope and Content

This item is largely comprised of correspondence and letters. They predominantly refer to the Expert Committee meeting on the Mentally Defective Child held in Geneva between February 16-21 1953 and the subsequent report. A copy of the final report titled 'The Mentally Subnormal Child' published in April 1954 is also included. Hilliard's acceptance of his first term on the Expert Advisory Panel on Mental Health also forms part of the correspondence.