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Learning disabilities and prenatal risk

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English


  • Learning disabilities -- Etiology -- Congresses.,
  • Pregnancy -- Complications -- Congresses.,
  • Prenatal care -- Congresses.,
  • Learning Disorders -- etiology -- congresses.,
  • Pregnancy Complications -- congresses.,
  • Prenatal Care -- congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Michael Lewis.
ContributionsLewis, Michael, 1937 Jan 10-, Rutgers Medical School. Dept. of Pediatrics., Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities., Johnson & Johnson Baby Products Company.
LC ClassificationsRJ496.L4 L433 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 364 p. :
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2539880M
ISBN 100252011880
LC Control Number85020896

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