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January 1956

Hearing Therapy for Children.

AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1956;63(1):111-112. doi:10.1001/archotol.1956.03830070113021

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This is an excellent contribution to literature of the problems of the hard of hearing child. It is written by authors who are outstanding specialists in their various endeavors. The chapters include a brief history of deafness, the problems of the deaf child, medical causes of hearing loss and treatment, audiometry and case findings, clinical audiometry, hearing aids for children, educational aspects of hearing loss, and the difference in education between the mild and the moderately deaf child, as well as the education of a child with severe and profound hearing loss. In the appendix is an excellent but incomplete list of the established hearing centers in the United States. The book has considerable usefulness for school nurses and lay people interested in doing audiograms on school children. Of particular interest is the specific information on hearing therapy for children and the educational aspects of hearing loss. The otologist who

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