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Special education programs within the United States

Morris Val Jones

Special education programs within the United States

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Published by C. C. Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Special education -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited by Morris Val Jones. Foreword by Edith Green.
      SeriesAmerican lecture series, publication no. 711. A monograph in the Bannerstone division of American lectures in special education
      LC ClassificationsLC4031 .J6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 427 p.
      Number of Pages427
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5606522M
      LC Control Number68013763

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