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'Social Relationships'
Pages 45-49

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From page 45...
... It is .interesting to note that four of the girls who were interviewed related that they had gone out recently with wounded war veterans ; they felt that the stigma of having a handi­ cap was diminished as a result of increased contact by the general public with war casualties. As to group activities, proportionately fewer aid wearers be­ longed to clubs than did the members of the no-aid group.
From page 46...
... . The aid wearing boys chose as their clubs such organizations as : Boy Scouts, neighborhood athletic clubs, the Audubon Society, Air Raid Wardens, and CDVO.
From page 47...
... The boys exhibited a greater spirit of adventure in their tendency to join larger groups and to participate in more organized recreational activities. There are no apparent differences between the aid and no-aid wearers in their friends and their choice of activities, except that the no-aid wearers are more likely to join organized groups.
From page 48...
... Identifying themselves with a group provided them with the satisfactions which all adolescents normally crave. It appears that the need for wider social relationships and more companions to some extent motivated the children to wear a hear
From page 49...
... Their need for social acceptance was a dominating force. Their need for ident­ ification with a group prevented them from using any device which might set them apart as being "different." From this, it may be concluded that social need in and of itself plays a primary role in the decision to use a hearing aid.

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