Summary of existing legislation affecting people with disabilities.
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services in Washington, DC (400 Maryland Ave. S.W., Washington 20202-2524) .
Written in English

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  • United States

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  • People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- Digests.

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Edition Notes

GenreDigests.
SeriesPublication ;, no. ED/OSERS 92-8, Publication (United States. Dept. of Education) ;, no. ED/OSERS 92-8.
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
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LC ClassificationsKF480 .A377 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 235 p. ;
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1347719M
LC Control Number92235876

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