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African American adolescents and adults with learning disabilities

African American adolescents and adults with learning disabilities

an overview of assessment issues

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Published by University of Georgia/Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation, Learning Disabilities Research and Training Center, U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Educational Resources Information Center in [Athens, Ga.], [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American youth -- Education.,
  • African Americans -- Education.,
  • Learning disabled -- Education.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditors, Noel Gregg, Rebecca S. Curtis, Stacia F. Schmidt.
    ContributionsGregg, Noel., Curtis, Rebecca S., Schmidt, Stacia F., Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17127637M


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