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March 1934

Seventh Annual Convention of the American Society for the Study of Disorders of Speech and First Annual Convention of the National League for the Rehabilitation of Speech.

Am J Dis Child. 1934;47(3):713. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1934.01960100239027

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Abstract

The seventh annual convention of the American Society for the Study of Disorders of Speech and the first yearly convention of the National League for the Rehabilitation of Speech were held in St. Louis on Nov. 26 and 27, 1932. Much good material was presented and considerable diversity of opinion expressed about problems in this highly specialized field. The dire necessity for complete and competent speech education in public and private institutions of learning was excellently stressed in the new program of speech education for the state of California. The sense of audition was portrayed as the paramount one relative to the correction of faulty speech. Case studies formed the basis of a research on the speech of the feebleminded and a paper on incipient stuttering in a preschool child. The dominant gradient theory as a cause of stammering was again questioned. The voice in a laryngectomized patient and faulty

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