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Communication technologies for the elderly

vision, hearing, and speech

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Published by Singular Pub. Group in San Diego .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communicative disorders in old age -- Patients -- Rehabilitation,
  • Communication devices for people with disabilities,
  • Communication Aids for Disabled -- in old age,
  • Sensory Aids -- in old age

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Rosemary Lubinski, D. Jeffery Higginbotham.
    ContributionsLubinski, Rosemary., Higginbotham, D. Jeffery.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC429 .C6533 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 369 p. :
    Number of Pages369
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1006225M
    ISBN 101565936345
    LC Control Number96046039


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