Wallace, Cleo Spurlock, 1914-1985
Founder and Executive Director of The Wallace School (1948) later renamed Wallace Village for Children (1960). Master?��s Degree in speech pathology from the University of Denver, 1943.
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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...