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A Mental and Educational Survey of Four Schools for the Deaf (Paperback) Loot Price: R283
Discovery Miles 2 830
A Mental and Educational Survey of Four Schools for the Deaf (Paperback): Books Group

A Mental and Educational Survey of Four Schools for the Deaf (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 Excerpt: ..."In school 9 years. Poor eyesight. Fitted with glasses recently.' Many a deaf child has been oonsidered very dull until it was discovered that the child had defective vision ThiB child has struggled along with poor eyesight for years without having been properly fitted with glasses. This is a handicap under which a large number of deaf children labor, the same disease whioh oaused the deafness having affected the eyesight as well Case J.-----Educational Index, 30 Mental 11 55 Difference-25 "In school 7 years. Inclined to be indolent Even under the most favorable circumstances the acquiring of an education by the deaf is a difficult task. Those who are intellectually laay soon fall noticeably behind. Chart 18, Case K.-----------Educational Index, 84 Mental - 54 Difference + 30 "Age 10. In school 3 years. Became totally deaf when 6 years old." It is very exceptional to see a child exceed expectation as much as 30 points. In such cases there is usually something in their history to aocount for such unusual educational acquirement. With only six in the olass the in struction has been individualized to a greater extent than usual. This, together with having an excellent teacher, no doubt aocounts for some degree of aoceleration. However, it seems more probable that a large part of the aoceleration is made possible by the fact that the child had normal hearing up to the age of six. This has given the child the enorm ous advantage of having acquired the use of the English language-an accomplishment which takes the oongenital deaf all the years of their school life to aoquire. Recall Dr. Pininer's findings on the Printed Directions test le found that the average deaf child's comprehension of the language involved was about equal to that of ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-99236-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-235-99236-5
Barcode: 9781235992360

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