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Advocacy and people with long-term disabilities

Advocacy and people with long-term disabilities

a report of a conference held at the King"s Fund Centre on 6th December 1984.

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Published by King"s Fund Centre in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesKF reports -- KFC 85/150
ContributionsKing"s Fund Centre.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22813646M

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