Leppen, Betty Jane
January 1954
Exceptional Children;Jan1954, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p185
Academic Journal
The article narrates the author's experience of teaching abstract concepts to her students handicapped by hearing loss. The ought-to-be serious discussion on wild life and balance of nature has turned into a funny speech session after a student has acted out the concept of a kingfisher.


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