Leisure activities for people with a mental handicap
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Leisure activities for people with a mental handicap report of the Ad-hoc Leisure Committee to Mencap, April 1986. by

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Published by MENCAP in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsRoyal Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and Adults. Ad-hoc Leisure Committee.
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Open LibraryOL14317984M

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