introduction to working with the aging person who is visually handicapped. by American Foundation for the Blind.

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Published by American Foundation for the Blind in New York .

Written in English

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  • Older people with visual disabilities -- Services for.,
  • Social work with older people.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 50-52.

Book details

LC ClassificationsHV1597.5 .A45 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination55 p. :
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4757160M
ISBN 100891280448
LC Control Number78103473

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Introduction to working with the aging person who is visually handicapped. New York: American Foundation for the Blind, (OCoLC) Named Person: Aveugles--Réadaptation--Etats-Unis. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: American Foundation for the Blind.

OCLC Number: Description: 51 pages: illustrations ; 28 cm. Introduction to Working With the Aging Person Who Is Visually Handicapped: ISBN () Softcover, Amer Foundation for the Blind, Print materials on visual impairment: M.

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