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Introduction to Disability Studies

Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: FAHS.3630;

Course Description

This course provides students with a wide range of interests and backgrounds with the opportunity to examine their own mental model(attitudes/values/ assumptions) of disability. It includes an overview of the nature of mental retardation and other disabilities and it provides opportunities to explore and understand the historical social response to disability. Students will look at a range of strategies for providing support and intervention and they will learn about how to effect change through a variety of strategies, including advocacy.

Prerequisites & Notes

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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

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