Excerpt from Fifty-Fourth Annual Report for the Year Ended September 30th, 1915 The acquisition of the English language is the basis of the education of the deaf. Instruction in the ordinary school subjects cannot be attempted until the pupil has sufficient language to 'enable the communication of the necessary ideas, and according to the degree of appreciation of language, which necessarily varie...
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varying intelligence of children, is progress made in other subjects. The development of language in a congenitally deaf child has been likened to the acquisition of a foreign language by a hearing person. This, however, is not a suitable illustration. The hearing person has all his knowledge of his native language to assist him in the interpretation of the foreign; Whereas the deaf child, cut off as he is by his deafness from all knowledge of the vernacular of his country, has no such assistance.The aim of the teacher of the deaf in developing a knowledge _of language in his pupils is to follow, as nearly as possible, the manner in which the little hearing child acquires his knowledge in the natural way. All our methods and systems are based on the flaws governing the acquisition of language by normal children.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.