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Access to independent living

Jenny Morris

Access to independent living

a turning point for disabled people

by Jenny Morris

  • 114 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Leonard Cheshire Foundation in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Home care services -- Great Britain.,
  • Community health services -- Great Britain.,
  • Handicapped -- Services for -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJenny Morris.
    ContributionsLeonard Cheshire Foundation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17510220M


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Access Independence, Inc. Access to Independence empowers people with disabilities to lead independent lives in their community and strives to open doors to full participation and access for all.

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