Services to persons with a mental handicap / intellectual disability

an assessment of need 1997-2001. by Ireland. Department of Health.

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From the National Intellectual Disability Database.

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people with intellectual disability. (For the reasons discussed in chapter 3, the term "mental handicap" is not used throughout this report).

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