HUM 236 - Contemporary Issues in the Field of Disability Support Services
This course will provide an in-depth exploration of contemporary issues in the field of direct disability support services, starting with the historical roots and current events in the disability rights movement, moving into specific contemporary issues, and ending with the most current controversial topics in the field. Three class hours.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Create connections between the historical oppression of individuals with disabilities, the disability rights movement, and current issues in the field of direct disability support services.
2. Synthesize varying viewpoints, using references to course readings, on contemporary issues in the field of direct disability support services.
3. Relate the experiences of individuals with disabilities and/or their families to practices in the field, based on the analysis of a narrative on these individuals and/or their families.
4. Express contemporary views of disability, such as disability identity, disability culture, and the social model of disability.
Course Offered Fall and Spring