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March 1926

CHICAGO LARYNGOLOGICAL AND OTOLOGICAL SOCIETYNovember Meeting, Nov. 19, 1925

Arch Otolaryngol. 1926;3(3):297-300. doi:10.1001/archotol.1926.00580010319015

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Abstract

THE DEAFENED

SOCIALSERVICEWORKAMONG THEDEAF. Presented by DR. WENDELL C. PHILLIPS.

Dr. Phillips, President-Elect of the American Medical Association, was introduced by the Chairman, and expressed his pleasure at being a guest of the Chicago Laryngological and Otological Society and his interest in the program to be presented. He said that there was a phase of otology that should come very close to the heart of the otologist, but which was shown to a slight degree; that is, the social service work among people afflicted with deafness. By this he referred to organized effort to bring the deafened people opportunities for education, for proper occupation and for social rehabilitation. He devotes considerable time to work among the deaf through the New York League for the hard of hearing. There are hundreds of children in every city with defective hearing whose hearing can be restored if they

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