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Published by Roeher Institute in North York, Ont .
Written in English


  • Developmental disabilities -- Canada -- Statistics.,
  • People with disabilities -- Canada.,
  • People with disabilities -- Care -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Roeher Institute.
ContributionsG. Allan Roeher Institute.
LC ClassificationsHV1559.C2 D57 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 59 p.
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17057935M
ISBN 101895070376

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