Project in self-advocacy (P.I.S.A.)
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Project in self-advocacy (P.I.S.A.) for ethnic and linguistic minorities with developmental disabilities : request for proposal (RFP) by Massachusetts. Executive Office for Administration and Finance

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Published by Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office for Administration and Finance in Boston, Ma .
Written in English


  • Services for,
  • People with disabilities,
  • Minorities

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination22, 5 p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25488130M

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