Severe Learning Disability and Psychological Handicap (Clinical Psychology)
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Severe Learning Disability and Psychological Handicap (Clinical Psychology)

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Published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd .
Written in English


  • Educational psychology,
  • Clinical psychology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9815188M
ISBN 100471928712
ISBN 109780471928713

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