Higher functioning adolescents and young adults with autism

a teacher"s guide
  • 96 Pages
  • 2.51 MB
  • English

Pro-Ed , Austin
Autistic youth -- Education -- United States., Autism -- United St


United St

StatementAnn Fullerton ... [et al.] ; illustrations by Georgianne Thomas.
ContributionsFullerton, Ann.
LC ClassificationsLC4718 .H54 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 96 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL812226M
ISBN 100890796815
LC Control Number95049439

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