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Lynne Deese – Assistive Technologist & Media and Training Coordinator – North Carolina AT program
Lynne Deese
Assistive Technologist/Media and Training Coordinator
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, NC Assistive Technology Program
N.C. Department of Health and Human Services
919-859-8362 Phone
919-715-1776 Confidential Fax <>
4900 Waters Edge Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27606

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