Progress tests for the developmentally disabled

an evaluation by John Doucette

Publisher: Abt Books in Cambridge, Mass

Written in English
Published: Pages: 319 Downloads: 921
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementJohn Doucette, Ruth Freedman.
ContributionsFreedman, Ruth, joint author.
LC ClassificationsLC4602 .D64
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 319 p. ;
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4429313M
ISBN 100890115397
LC Control Number79055773

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