Research in learning disabilities issues and future directions

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Statement[edited by] Sharon Vaughn, Candace S. Bos.
ContributionsVaughn, Sharon, 1952-, Bos, Candace S., 1950-, Council for Exceptional Children. Division of Learning Disabilities.
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LC ClassificationsLC4705 .R47 1987
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Paginationxii, 276 p. :
Number of Pages276
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Open LibraryOL2375941M
ISBN 100316103055
LC Control Number87004233

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