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September 1950

If You Have a Deaf Child.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1950;52(3):511. doi:10.1001/archotol.1950.00700030533013

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This booklet, written for mothers of deaf children, is a major contribution to the otologist and to the educators of the deaf. At the University of Pennsylvania Hearing Center it is being given to every mother who has a child with a significant hearing loss.

The booklet is composed of chapters by various authors, including Mrs. Spencer Tracy, Dr. Francis L. Lederer, Dr. Harold Westlake, Dr. Maurice V. Moriarty, Dr. Jean Utley and many others. It covers the majority of problems present in the family of a deaf child. It is written in a very simple, lucid and interesting manner. Almost all the questions a physician is generally asked by a mother with a deaf child are answered in this booklet. Such problems as training deaf children and handling their emotional problems are very clearly explained. The use of hearing aids by children and how they work and the education

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