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Talking to producers of Easy Read health information for people with intellectual disability: Production practices, textual features, and imagined audiences

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Talking to producers of Easy Read health information for people with intellectual disability : Production practices, textual features, and imagined audiences. / Chinn, Deborah Sally.

In: Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, Vol. 44, No. 4, 02.10.2019, p. 410-420.

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Chinn, DS 2019, 'Talking to producers of Easy Read health information for people with intellectual disability: Production practices, textual features, and imagined audiences', Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 410-420. https://doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2019.1577640

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Chinn, D. S. (2019). Talking to producers of Easy Read health information for people with intellectual disability: Production practices, textual features, and imagined audiences. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 44(4), 410-420. https://doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2019.1577640

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Chinn DS. Talking to producers of Easy Read health information for people with intellectual disability: Production practices, textual features, and imagined audiences. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability. 2019 Oct 2;44(4):410-420. https://doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2019.1577640

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Chinn, Deborah Sally. / Talking to producers of Easy Read health information for people with intellectual disability : Production practices, textual features, and imagined audiences. In: Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability. 2019 ; Vol. 44, No. 4. pp. 410-420.

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