Speech Assessment and Speech Improvement for the Hearing Impaired
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Speech Assessment and Speech Improvement for the Hearing Impaired

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Published by Alex Graham Bell Assn for Deaf .
Written in English


  • Education,
  • Education Of Hearing-Impaired Students,
  • Deaf children,
  • Hearing impaired children,
  • Language,
  • Speech therapy for children

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8176626M
ISBN 100882001388
ISBN 109780882001388

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