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Specific learning difficulties (dyslexia) - adult experiences.

Hilary Farmer

Specific learning difficulties (dyslexia) - adult experiences.

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Published by Oxford Brookes University in Oxford .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.A.) - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 1995.

ContributionsOxford Brookes University. School of Education.
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Open LibraryOL18768946M


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