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Photograph was edited for publication purposes The John Tracy Clinic was founded in 1942 by Louise Tracy, wife of actor Spencer Tracy. In 1925, the couple's son John was diagnosed with profound hearing loss at 10 months old. Mrs. Tracy worked with him and taught him lip-reading and encouraged him to learn how to speak. She opposed sign language. The clinic established programs to educate and offer emotional support to parents and their preschool deaf youngsters, free of charge. The clinic has locations in Los Angeles and Long Beach, and offers online services to families. Photograph caption dated April 16, 1964 reads "Practicing for annual Tennis and Crumpet tournament for the benefit of John Tracy Clinic are Mr. and Mrs. Carter Ludlow, Los Angeles. Ludlow is founder-president of the Tennis and Crumpet group."
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