DB2100 - Intro to Disability Studies

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the history of disability, as well as an understanding of current human rights legislation, which provides a context and a value base for students to explore the field and refine a personal value system. The course also provides a general understanding of various types of disabilities, and allows students to explore the types of support that may be needed by individuals and families, as well as the various roles they may choose to take in order to facilitate inclusion and citizenship of persons with disabilities.

This course is offered in the following programs:
Community Leadership Development