Adult education for the handicapped

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Published by European Bureau of Adult Education in Amersfoort .

Written in English

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Statementprepared by the National Institute of Adult Education (England and Wales) ; for the European Bureau of Adult Education.
SeriesNewsletter / European Bureau of Adult Education -- December, 1980
ContributionsNational Institute of Adult Education (England and Wales).
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Number of Pages40
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Open LibraryOL14361933M

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