Summary of existing legislation relating to the handicapped

by Robert M. Gettings

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Office for Handicapped Individuals, Publisher: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C

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Statement[developed by Robert M. Gettings and Stephanie Mensh].
SeriesPublication ;, no. E-80-22014, Publication (United States. Dept. of Education) ;, no. E-80-22014.
ContributionsMensh, Stephanie., United States. Office for Handicapped Individuals.
LC ClassificationsKF480 .G47
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 156 p. ;
Number of Pages156
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Open LibraryOL3920415M
LC Control Number81601688

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