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deaf-blind rubella child descriptive characteristics of children with auditory-visual impairments resulting from maternal rubella during pregnancy and discussion of implications for educational planning by Nan Robbins

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Published by Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Mass .
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  • Blind children,
  • Children, Deaf,
  • Rubella

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Statementby Nan Robbins [and] Gertrude Stenquist.
SeriesPerkins publications -- 25
ContributionsStenquist, Gertrude, Perkins School for the Blind.
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p.
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18777699M

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