Goldstein, Max Aaron

Goldstein, Max Aaron

(1870–1941) physician, educator of deaf; born in St. Louis, Mo. He was a St. Louis general practitioner whose technological advances in deaf education included introducing the Viennese method of amplifying sound and inventing the Simplex tube. He founded the Central Institute for the Deaf, St. Louis, (1914), a leading center for teacher training, clinics, and audiology research.
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