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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 ...
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