Assessment for learning in the mentally handicapped.
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Published by Churchill Livingstone in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Children with mental disabilities -- Education.

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Peter Mittler.
SeriesIRMR study group, no. 5
ContributionsMittler, Peter J., ed., Institute for Research into Mental Retardation.
LC ClassificationsLC4661 .A76
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 313 p.
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5472839M
ISBN 100443009538
LC Control Number73176041

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