5 edition of People with disabilities who challenge the system found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Donna H. Lehr and Fredda Brown ; [foreword by Doug Guess].|
|Contributions||Lehr, Donna H., Brown, Fredda.|
|LC Classifications||HV1553 .P44 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 438 p. :|
|Number of Pages||438|
|LC Control Number||95039075|
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