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Training the Mentally Handicapped for Employment

Richard T. Connis

Training the Mentally Handicapped for Employment

A Comprehensive Manual

by Richard T. Connis

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Published by Kluwer Academic Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Employment Of Minorities (General),
  • Employment & unemployment,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • People with disabilities,
  • Employment,
  • People with mental disabilitie,
  • People with mental disabilities,
  • Vocational guidance

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8273260M
    ISBN 100898850010
    ISBN 109780898850017


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