follow-up study of reading/learning disabled elementary school students
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follow-up study of reading/learning disabled elementary school students by Loeta Cameron Black

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Published by Research Centre, Saskatchewan School Trustees Association in Regina .
Written in English


  • Learning disabilities -- Saskatchewan.,
  • Reading -- Remedial teaching -- Saskatchewan.,
  • Reading (Elementary) -- Saskatchewan.,
  • Reading disability

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Statementby Loeta Cameron Black.
SeriesS.S.T.A. Research Centre report -- no. 145.
ContributionsSaksatchewan School Trustees Association. Research Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination14 leaves. --
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19087735M

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