Workshop on low vision mobility

final report of a Workshop held at Western Michigan University, Kalazamoo, Michigan, November 3-5, 1975 by Workshop on Low Vision Mobility (November 3-5, 1975 Western Michigan University, Kalazamoo, Mich.)

Publisher: Veterans Administration, Department of Medicine and Surgery in [Washington

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Other titlesWorkshop on low vision mobility, Low vision mobility
Statementwith support from Office of th Assistance Chief Medical Director for Research and Development, Veterans Administration
ContributionsUnited States. Veterans Administration. Dept. of Medicine and Surgery
The Physical Object
Pagination[1], v, 145 p. ;
Number of Pages145
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Open LibraryOL14181768M

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Final report of a workshop held at Western Michigan University. [Washington: Veterans Administration, Dept of Medicine and Surgery, ] (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

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