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Cultural Validity in Assessment Instruments for Children with Autism from a Chinese Cultural Perspective.

  title={Cultural Validity in Assessment Instruments for Children with Autism from a Chinese Cultural Perspective.},
  author={Jie Zhang and John J. Wheeler and Dean Richey},
  journal={International journal of special education},
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