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February 1951

Your Deaf Child.

AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1951;53(2):241. doi:10.1001/archotol.1951.03750020115020

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"Your Deaf Child," a guide for parents, is precisely what the title implies; it is well directed toward the parents of the deaf child. The book is simply written, with clarity, and can be well understood by most parents, regardless of educational background. The first few chapters discuss the handicap of deafness under the following titles: "What Deafness Means to You," "Causes and Types of Deafness," "Your Attitudes and What They Mean." The next four chapters discuss the numerous difficulties encountered in bringing up deaf children. Many practical suggestions are offered for the adjustment of the parents and the child. The last chapter is devoted to reading references and includes organizations interested in the hard of hearing and deaf child, as well as an excellent directory of schools for such children.

The book gives excellent advice and insight to parents for the better understanding of the problems surrounding them. It

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