Fragile success nine autistic children, childhood to adulthood by Virginia Walker Sperry

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Published by Archon Books in North Haven, Conn .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-226) and index.

Book details

Statementby Virginia Walker Sperry ; with a foreword by Sally Provence.
LC ClassificationsRJ506.A9 S68 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 234 p. :
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL782128M
ISBN 100208024131
LC Control Number95014059

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