TITLE

Help deaf kids go back to school

PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Australian Parents;Feb/Mar2005, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Back to School fund raising campaign for deaf and hearing-impaired charities across Australia. Information on the intervention program of the Shepherd Centre; Products being offered to help hearing-impaired children.
ACCESSION #
15872646

 

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