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In Search of Better Angels

Stories of Disability in the Human Family

by J. David Smith

  • 65 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Corwin Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disability: social aspects,
  • Teaching of those with special educational needs,
  • Inclusive education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • Special Education - General,
  • General,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - General,
  • Education / Special Education / General,
  • Care,
  • Children with disabilities,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9853705M
    ISBN 100761938419
    ISBN 109780761938415

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