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Technology and handicapped people.

Technology and handicapped people.

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Published by Congress of the U.S., Office of Technology Assessment, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • People with disabilities -- Services for -- United States.,
    • Self-help devices for people with disabilities -- United States.,
    • Technology -- Social aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV1553 .T42 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 214 p. :
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3140236M
      LC Control Number82600546


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