Unique audio-visual machine aids handicapped youngsters

Unique audio-visual machine aids handicapped youngsters
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Title: Unique audio-visual machine aids handicapped youngsters

Caption: "Unique audio-visual machine aids handicapped youngsters--Mrs. Audrey Smith Hofnung, chief of speech therapy at the Jewish Sanitarium and Hospital for Chronic Diseases, E. 49th St. and Rutland Road, demonstrates the use of the 'Chromovox,' a unique audio-visual machine for use in speech therapy. The 'Chromovox' operates by the use of a microphone through which the teacher identifies objects in moving pictures which appear on the screen in the center of the machine. Individual headsets permit several youngsters to be treated simultaneously. Thery repeat the words after the teacher while looking at the pictures."

Date: 1954
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Sharp, Jay.
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
Stamped on verso: date: Mar. 14, 1954; Brooklyn Eagle; Jay Sharp photos.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Hospitals
Subject: Hospitals
Speech therapists
Speech therapy for children
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library
ID: HOSP 0328