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Published by Canadian Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Canada.,
  • Juvenile delinquency -- Canada.,
  • Learning disabilities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementeditor, Howard Stutt.
ContributionsStutt, Howard., Learning Disabilities Association of Canada
LC ClassificationsKE9386 L423 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 80 p. ;
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20040710M
ISBN 100919053122

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