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Technology and handicapped people

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology.

Technology and handicapped people

joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology of the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, and the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, second session, September 29, 1982

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with disabilities -- United States,
  • Rehabilitation -- United States,
  • Technology -- Social aspects -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 81 p. :
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14954851M

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