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Self-advocacy and advocacy for parents of young people with disabilities and special needs.

Philippa Russell

Self-advocacy and advocacy for parents of young people with disabilities and special needs.

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Published by Further Education Unit in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesWorking together?
ContributionsGreat Britain. Further Education Unit., OECD/CERI Disabled Action Programme., Voluntary Council for Handicapped Children.
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15378053M
ISBN 101853381802
OCLC/WorldCa60030126


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