Education: If Your Child Is Deaf

Last September five-year-old Gary Lamb knew only two words. Now he has a vocabulary of 30. His nursery school playmate, three-year-old Johnny Henry, now uses ten words; before he could only say one. This week Johnny, Gary and eight other small children, all of them deaf from birth, moved into their new nursery school, a five-room frame bungalow in Phoenix, Ariz. With them went one professional speech teacher and ten enthusiastic amateurs, the children's mothers.

The Phoenix clinic was organized last March by Mrs. Herman Thornton, a lively young brunette who has one deaf child herself. Ten sets of parents answered her...

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