Special needs advocacy resource book what you can do now to advocate for your exceptional child"s education by Rich Weinfeld

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Published by Prufrock Press Inc. in Waco, Tex .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Special education -- Parent participation -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-316).

Book details

Statementby Rich Weinfeld & Michelle Davis.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
ContributionsDavis, Michelle.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC3981 .W37 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 316 p. :
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18734686M
ISBN 101593633092
ISBN 109781593633097
LC Control Number2007051726

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