Annual Report of the Clarke School for the Deaf, Northampton, Massachusetts, for the Year Ending ...

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The School, 1918 - Deaf
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Page 41 - ... or deaf children as he may deem fit subjects for education, for a term not exceeding ten years in the case of any pupil, to the American Asylum at Hartford...
Page 41 - The governor may, upon the request of the parents or guardians and with the approval of the board, send such deaf persons as he considers proper subjects for education, for a term not exceeding ten years...
Page 39 - Class continues throughout the ten months of the school year and consists of courses of study and reading; of observation of school-room work; and of teaching under direction. The subjects studied are : — preparatory sense training; mental development and methods of language teaching; formation and development of elementary English sounds; Visible Speech; anatomy and physiology of the vocal organs ; voice training; aural training; speech reading; adaptation of methods of teaching arithmetic, geography,...
Page 41 - ... make such provision for the care and education of children who are both deaf and blind as he may deem expedient. No distinction shall be made on account of the wealth or poverty of Bnch children or their parents.
Page 41 - No distinction shall be made on account of the wealth or poverty of such children or their parents. No such pupil shall be withdrawn from such institutions or schools except with the consent of the authorities thereof or of the governor...
Page 41 - ... children or their parents. No such pupil shall be withdrawn from such institutions or schools except with the consent of the authorities thereof or of the governor; and the expenses of the instruction and support of such pupils in such institutions or schools, including their necessary travelling expenses, whether daily or otherwise, shall be paid by the commonwealth; but the parents or guardians of such children may pay the whole or any part of such expense.
Page 39 - Class for Teachers of the Deaf Under the Oral Method. In 1892, the American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf, passed the following resolutions : "Whereas, statistics show that the training schools for teachers of the deaf at present existing in America, do not supply a sufficient number of trained teachers of articulation to meet the demand, and, Whereas, the Clarke Institution of Northampton, Mass., has had for years a training class for the teachers of her own school ;...
Page 37 - The same is true of other New England States not having schools for the deaf. In Vermont and New Hampshire application should be made to the Governor of the State. Pupils are seldom admitted under five years of age and more frequently at six or seven. There is no fixed limit to the length of time for which a pupil may be retained. The...
Page 15 - Resolved, That earnest and persistent endeavors should be made in every school for the deaf to teach every pupil to speak and read from the lips...

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