Communication and Adults With Learning Disabilities
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Communication and Adults With Learning Disabilities New Map of an Old Country (Studies in Disorders of Communication) by Anna Van Der Gaag

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Published by Singular Publishing Group .
Written in English


  • Psychotherapy,
  • Speaking / pronunciation skills,
  • Audiology & Speech Pathology,
  • Speech Therapy,
  • Health/Fitness

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12160970M
ISBN 10156593248X
ISBN 109781565932487

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