Mental retardation, concepts of education and research

proceedings of Symposia, 12, 13 and 14 held at the Middlesex Hospital Medical School in 1972-73 under the auspices of the Institute for Research into Mental and Multiple Handicap, London
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Butterworth for the Institute for Research into Mental and Multiple Handicap , London
Children with mental disabilities -- Education -- Congr
Statementedited by Jack Tizard.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsTizard, Jack, 1919-, Institute for Research into Mental and Multiple Handicap.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC4601 .M37
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 131 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5240677M
ISBN 100407268014
LC Control Number75311973

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