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CONTENTS INTRO:C)UCTION THE FIRST CONFERENCE ..................................... THE COMMITTEE ON RESEARCH FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING.... T HE SECOND CONFERENCE ......... RECOMMENDATIONS FOR RESEARCH I. SURVEYS .............................................. A. Incidence and types of auditory de~ciency............. I. Experimental survey ............................. a. Further surveys ......... 13. School surveys ........... C. Present status of teaching personnel..... I. Information from teachers.......... 2. From other sources..~.......................... 3. Turnover D. Certification of teachers E. Teacher training centers. Fee. Supervisory personnel G. Curricula of institutions. H. Curricular literature I. School results J. Legislative and economic conditions. II. PROBLEMS OF SENSORY STI5~{ULATION A. Rating of portable sets B. Amplifiers for school use C. Vibrational stimulation D. Improvements in acoumeters E. Visible phonograms III. EDUCATIONAL PROBLEMS A. Tl~e several methods B. Industrial training C. Objectives of instruction D. Extensions upward E. Collegiate provisions F. Training courses for teachers of deaf (relation with normal courses) G. Teacher's contribution toward adjustment H. Type and balance of teacher training I. Problems of hard of hearing children J. The teaching of lip reading K. Speech problems of the hard of hearing IV. MEASURES OF CAPACITY AND ACHIEVEMENT A. Intelligence tests B. Acl~ievement tests C. Communication tests PROBLEM s OF INFANCY AND EARLY CHILDHOOD 23 A. Nursery school 24 I. Location and type 24 2. Affiliations 25 V. PAGE I I 3 4 IO IO IO IO IO II II II I2 I2 I2 I3 I3 I3 I4 I4 I4 IS IS I6 I6 I7 I7 I8 I8 I8 I8 I8 I9 I9 I9 20 20 2I 2I 2I PI ......... _ 22 22

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iv Contents PAGE 3. Organization 26 4. Enrollment 26 5. Age limit 26 B. Scientific problems 26 I. Heredity 26 2. Tests of audition 27 3. Mental and auditory deficiency 27 4. Hearing aids 28 5. Anatomy of vocal apparatus 28 6. Basic speech activities 28 . Language development z9 8. Language stimulation and mental processes 29 9. Auditory stimulation and spontaneity 30 lo. Sensory and motor development So Hi. Personal and social factors 3~ As. Instructional methods 3z I3. Home influences 32 . Pathology of auditory defects 33 ~5. Progressive deafness 33 VI. PROBLEMS OF E MOTIONAL AND SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT 34 A. Specific problems 34 I. Emotional consequences of deficiencies 34 a. Social and personal rehabilitation 34 3. Attitudes toward the auditorily deficient 3j ..... .......... - .... .. - ..... - . ........... The central institute .............................. I. Type ............ 2. Location ........ 3. Organization 4. Space ..... 5. Clinical and teaching work 6. Duration period ... ~ 7. Designation ....... Alternative plan ..... VII. PROBLEMS OF CAUSATION AND PREVENTION A. Effects of ear diseases........... B. Periodic testing ........ C. Otological instruction i D. Inheritance ........... VIII. RESEARCH PERSONNEL AND PROVISIONS A. Training ............... B. Advisory committees ... Note ~ Terminology............... Note 2- General principles of surveys APPENDIXES ...................... A. List of members of First Conference. B. List of members of Second Conference..... C. List of members of Committee on Problems of the Deaf and Hard of . . medical schools.. 35 35 33 - 35 - 36 37 - 37 37 37 38 . 38 38 . 38 38 39 . 40 5I D. List of members of Subcommittees of Second Conference 53