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The author considers his discussion under six main heads: (1) cultural and historical conditions back of the public work in correction of speech in Germany, (2) basic presuppositions for the program for public speech correction, (3) courses for the correction of stuttering, (4) classes and schools, in a strict sense, for correction of speech, (5) extension of work in correction of speech and (6) the nature of correction in foreign countries.
Courses and classes in correction of speech owe their existence to general social and cultural conditions. Work in correction of speech is only a branch of other types of corrective work, such as that for the blind, the deaf and dumb, the feebleminded and the crippled. It dates from the first half of the nineteenth century as a part of the political life of the times. Its basic principle was the development of a sympathetic attitude toward the person
Die Problematik der Sprachheilschule in ihrer geschichtlichen Entwicklung.. Arch NeurPsych. 1931;26(5):1113–1114. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1931.02230110211015