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Published by National Association of the Deaf in Silver Spring, MD .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Deaf,
  • Deaf -- Means of communication,
  • Communication

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Mervin D. Garretson.
SeriesDeaf American monograph -- 42, 1992.
ContributionsGarretson, Merv, 1923-, National Association of the Deaf.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 157 p. : ports ;
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14414626M
OCLC/WorldCa26322032

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