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This book is most informative for parents of deafened children, for hearing-impaired persons in general, and for all professional people who come in contact with the deaf and hard of hearing. I would recommend highly that all otologists suggest a reading of this book to the parents of young deaf children. This book provides a general orientation to the problems of raising a deaf or hard-of-hearing child that can be most helpful to the parents of these children.
This book is written in an interesting manner with chapters by various professors and other authorities in the field of hearing. It is made even more interesting by excerpts and quotes from parents of deafened children. Many suggestions to the parents and to the handicapped individual are offered concisely and clearly in order that communication may be improved with the hearing world.
If the contents of this book are studied carefully and
HOUSE HP. Through the Barriers of Deafness. Arch Otolaryngol. 1962;75(3):285. doi:10.1001/archotol.1962.00740040293030
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