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Treatment of motor disorders in mental retardation

Treatment of motor disorders in mental retardation

a symposium held at the Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London, on 29 March, 1974

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Published by Institute for Research into Mental and Multiple Handicap Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children with mental disabilities -- Congresses.,
  • Motor ability -- Congresses.,
  • Movement disorders -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesIRMMH symposium -- no. 17
    ContributionsWoodford, F. Peter, 1930-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRJ506.M4 T74, RJ506M4 T74
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. --
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20657085M
    ISBN 100950346020
    OCLC/WorldCa3533909


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