Cultural Beliefs about Disability in Practice: Experiences at a Special School in Tanzania

  title={Cultural Beliefs about Disability in Practice: Experiences at a Special School in Tanzania},
  author={Angi Stone-Macdonald},
  journal={International Journal of Disability, Development and Education},
  pages={393 - 407}
  • Angi Stone-Macdonald
  • Published 6 November 2012
  • Philosophy
  • International Journal of Disability, Development and Education
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