Computer access for students with disabilities in higher education
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Computer access for students with disabilities in higher education a practical guide to the selection and use of adapted computer technology by Brown, Carl

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Published by California Community Colleges Chancellor"s Office in Monterey, Calif .
Written in English



  • California.


  • People with disabilities -- Education (Higher) -- California.,
  • Computer-assisted instruction -- California.,
  • Computers and people with disabilities -- California.

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Edition Notes

StatementCarl Brown and colleagues.
ContributionsCalifornia Community Colleges. Chancellor"s Office.
LC ClassificationsLC4820.5.C2 B76 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2396993M
LC Control Number87026791

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