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Americans with developmental disabilities

Wright, Barbara

Americans with developmental disabilities

policy directions for the states

by Wright, Barbara

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Published by National Conference of State Legislatures in Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Developmental Disabilities -- prevention & control -- United States -- legislation.,
    • Developmental Disabilities -- rehabilitation -- United States -- legislation.,
    • Community Mental Health Services -- United States -- legislation.,
    • Health Policy -- United States.,
    • Developmental disabilities -- Government policy -- United States -- States.,
    • Developmentally disabled -- Services for -- United States -- States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Barbara Wright, Martha P. King, and the NCSL Task Force on Developmental Disabilities.
      ContributionsKing, Martha P., NCSL Task Force on Developmental Disabilities.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV1570.5.U65 W7 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 48 p.
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL300656M
      ISBN 101555166903
      LC Control Number97207728
      OCLC/WorldCa27852763


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