Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
SWK 105 Introduction to Disability Studies
3 hours; 3 credits
This course introduces the student to the emerging, multidisciplinary field of disability. The course will cover the social construction of disabilities, which is distinct from a medical model of disabilities. Included are definitions, early history of disabilities, the disability rights movements, eugenics, policy that impacts people with disabilities, legal issues, self-advocacy, and disability culture.
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