Caring For The Retarded In America

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Caring for the Retarded in America
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Peter L. Tyor, Leland V. Bell
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984 - Publisher: Praeger

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Board and Care Homes in America
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Language: en
Pages: 104
Authors: United States. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Secretary's Committee on Mental Retardation
Categories: People with mental disabilities
Type: BOOK - Published: 1963 - Publisher:

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