Wallace School (Denver, Colo.)
Est. 1948l, renamed in 1960: The Wallace Village for Children. Founder and Executive Director until 1974: Cleo Spurlock Wallace
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Overview Cleo Spurlock Wallace (1914-1985), a Colorado native, was a teacher who founded the Wallace Village for Children, a school for children with brain injuries. She received her Master's Degree in speech pathology from the University of Denver, Denver, Colo. in 1943. She provided therapy service to children from her home. She started the Wallace School in 1948 with the assistance of businessman Henry Winter. In 1960, the Wallace School was renamed the Wallace Village for Children.As the...