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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Clearinghouse on the Handicapped, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • United States

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  • People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- Digests.

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Edition Notes

GenreDigests.
SeriesPublication / U.S. Department of Education ;, no. E-88-22014, Publication (United States. Dept. of Education) ;, no. E-88-22014.
ContributionsClearinghouse on the Handicapped (U.S.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF480 .A377 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 199 p. ;
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2149995M
LC Control Number88602749

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