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Adaptive housing for the handicapped

Paul L Fishman

Adaptive housing for the handicapped

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Published by Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with disabilities -- Dwellings,
  • Older people -- Dwellings,
  • Housing -- Massachusetts -- Boston

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Paul L. Fishman.
    ContributionsNew England Medical Center, Boston
    The Physical Object
    Pagination189 p. ;
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22784775M

    In the United States, the number of people with disabilities requiring a wheelchair, scooter, walker or cane exceeds million, according to the most recent data from the Survey of Income and.


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