Childhood hearing impairment report of a task force convened by the Health Services Directorate, Health Services and Promotion Branch.

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ContributionsCanada. Health Services Directorate. Health Services and Promotion Branch.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 97, [15] p. ;
Number of Pages97
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Open LibraryOL15356592M
ISBN 100662136985

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[Canada. Health Services Directorate.; Canada. Health Services and Promotion Branch.;]. The hearing-impaired child should also be referred to the appropriate educational agency. In some states, referral is mandatory within a limited time after identification.

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