This bingo card has a free space and 24 words: She was born on April 4, 1802; the oldest of 3 children., She was horrified the mentally ill were housed together with drunks, prostitutes and criminals., Joseph and Mary Bigelow were her parents., Major role in founding 32 mental hospitals and 15 for the feeble minded., Family life was described as abusive and non-existent., At 12, she was taken from her parents and went to live with her grandma., At age 15, she opened a school; taught there 3 years., The school Dorothea opened and taught at was torn down., 1854 bill for 5,000,000 acres for the mentally ill was vetoed., Dorothea was 1st a teacher; 2nd a social reformer for the mentally ill., Her goals were not defined, she simply did what she could to help people., At age 39 she began to change the US with mental institutions, She did more in 15 years than most do in a lifetime., Her changes are still being felt today with the way mental patients are treated, Dorothea accomplished so much for humanity within her lifespan., Achievements only mentioned in 10% of today's general history books; 5 of 53 textbooks covering history of psychology, Established a school for the blind., Edward Bangs (cousin) helped her open her school, Her grandmother agreed to the use of the Dix mansion for teaching poor and wealthy girls., 1822-1836, Dorothea taught class and wrote children's books., Major role in establishing training facilities for nurses, Second career began when she was 39., 1841 began teaching Sunday school at East Cambridge Jail. and Covering half of US and Europe, she inspected institutions for mistreatment by age 54.

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