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Legal rights of the disabled and disadvantaged

Allen, Richard C.

Legal rights of the disabled and disadvantaged

by Allen, Richard C.

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Published by Published for the National Citizens Conference on Rehabilitation of the Disabled and Disadvantaged, by U.S. Social and Rehabilitation Service; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementby Richard C. Allen.
      ContributionsUnited States. Social and Rehabilitation Service., National Citizens Conference on Rehabilitation of the Disabled and Disadvantaged, Washington, D.C., 1969.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3738.Z9 A43
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 102 p.
      Number of Pages102
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5738529M
      LC Control Number70606143

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