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Employing the mentally handicapped

G Geoffrey Callaghan

Employing the mentally handicapped

a look at the work and wealth producing potential of the mentally handicapped, which will assist those who might employ them

by G Geoffrey Callaghan

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Published by Manteo Publications [for] Lincolnshire North Community Health Council in Rugby .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • People with mental disabilities -- Employment -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 32.

      Statementby G. Geoffrey Callaghan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV3005 .C34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[3], 37 p. :
      Number of Pages37
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4603735M
      ISBN 100902540157
      LC Control Number77366855
      OCLC/WorldCa3362298

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