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Independent living for persons with disabilities and elderly people

Independent living for persons with disabilities and elderly people

ICOST"2003 1st International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics


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Published by IOS Press in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Burke, VA .
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    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Mounir Mokhtari
    ContributionsMokhtari, Mounir
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 202 p. :
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18157868M
    ISBN 101586033808, 4274906213

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2. How do Independent Living pioneers define Independent Living? “Independent Living is a philosophy and a movement of people with disabilities who workFile Size: KB.To create a fully inclusive community in which all people, with and without disabilities, may pursue their own goals and choices for living and working together.

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