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December 1932

Stimme und Sprache in der Heilpädagogik.

Arch NeurPsych. 1932;28(6):1462. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1932.02240060221026

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This volume is intended for teachers of retarded or otherwise abnormal children. It gives a comprehensive survey of the different forms of speech disorders. The author presents first an anatomy of the larynx and mouth. He then discusses the physiology of respiration, the formation of the voice and normal articulation. A brief chapter deals with the development of normal speech in the infant.

In the pathologic section of the book, the author starts with a discussion of deaf-mutism and of the speech disorders of persons with impaired hearing. A few pages are devoted to the difficult problem of dumbness with intact hearing. There follows a survey of the field of aphasia, both its diagnosis and its treatment. The next part of the book is devoted to a full discussion of the different forms of stammering, the different theories of its pathogenesis and its treatment. The rest of the book deals

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