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Ageing With a Lifelong Disability

A Guide to Practice, Program and Policy Issues for Human Services Professionals

by Christine Bigby

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Care of the elderly,
  • Disability: social aspects,
  • Elderly,
  • Social work,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Gerontology,
  • Developmentally disabled older people,
  • Sociology,
  • Family & Relationships,
  • People with disabilities,
  • Family/Marriage,
  • Older people with mental disab,
  • Learning Disabilities,
  • Developmentally disabled older,
  • Services for,
  • Aging - General,
  • Older people

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGordon Grant (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8928917M
    ISBN 101843100770
    ISBN 109781843100775


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