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October 9, 1954


JAMA. 1954;156(6):614-622. doi:10.1001/jama.1954.02950060040013


Crippled Children's Program.—  Contributions totaling more than $93,000 were given to the crippled children's program during the recent fund-raising campaign of the Arizona Society for Crippled Children and Adults, exceeding by $17,000 the highest previous collection. Funds contributed will be used to finance the activities of the organization, including the Samuel Gompers Memorial Clinic in Phoenix, Homecrafters adult rehabilitation in Tucson, a special speech program in Yuma, the statewide itinerant clinic program of diagnosis and therapy, and county programs of individual assistance to handicapped persons. Five-week clinics are to be held in Yavapai, Gila, Yuma, Cochise, and Graham counties. Daily physical, speech, and occupational therapy for handicapped children will be provided in addition to training of parents in techniques of handling crippled children, especially those with cerebral palsy. An itinerant clinic program will be carried out in Mohave, Coconino, Navajo, Apache, Greenlee, Pima, and Pinal counties. The dates for

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