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Access technology assessment for the visually impaired

Brian Thomas Perry

Access technology assessment for the visually impaired

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Ed.) - University of Birmingham, School of Education, 1993.

Statementby Brian Thomas Perry.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20860894M


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We also recognize the fact that all students with disabilities are entitled to a free, appropriate public education (FAPE).

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