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Educational and Psychosocial Aspects of Deafness

Hubert L. Gerstman, DEd
JAMA. 1974;229(13):1807-1808. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03230510075040.
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For those working with the deaf and their families, this collection serves as a valuable reference guide. It contains several tables enumerating rehabilitation programs and training programs as well as postsecondary school collegiate programs and includes valuable information regarding admission officers, addresses, and even phone numbers. There are also references as to university programs for those who wish to work with the deaf.

All who work with the deaf are counselors in some manner. Good counseling requires information and insight. This collection provides a good share of each. A very concise but most informative chapter is that relating to genetics and family planning. Those who come in contact with families of young deaf children will find excellent material and suggestions in several chapters, including a chapter on parents and one on preschool education. Although the contents of this book could not be considered a complete compendium, the selection of chapters


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