A statewide plan for sheltered workshops and rehabilitation facilities
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A statewide plan for sheltered workshops and rehabilitation facilities report of the State planning project for workshops and rehabilitation facilities. by Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission.

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Published in Boston .
Written in English



  • Massachusetts.


  • Sheltered workshops -- Massachusetts.,
  • Rehabilitation centers -- Massachusetts.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: leaves 281-282.

StatementPrepared by Roberta A. Habif, research assistant.
ContributionsHabif, Roberta A.
LC ClassificationsHD7256.U6 M419
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 282 l.
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5636533M
LC Control Number68064149

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