The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to the culture of disability across the lifespan. The impact of disabilities on an individual across the lifespan will be explored, and the unique culture that is created by having a disability will be addressed. The historical basis for the disability movement and special education will be addressed, including legislation and litigation that has had a significant impact on the field. Students also will learn about the characteristics of individuals with diverse abilities as well as current trends in educational services. See Course in Course Explorer

Upcoming Sections

Section Schedule Type CRN Dates Instructor Days Times Location Credit
AOnline 344951/16/2018 - 3/9/2018Bentz, J 3
BOnline 345013/12/2018 - 5/2/2018Bentz, J 3

Past Sections

Section Schedule Type Dates Instructor Days Times Location
ALecture-Discussion8/22/2016 - 12/7/2016Light Shriner, CT02:00 PM - 03:20 PM114 David Kinley Hall
BLecture-Discussion8/22/2016 - 12/7/2016Bentz, JW03:30 PM - 04:50 PM150 Animal Sciences Laboratory
ALecture-Discussion1/17/2017 - 5/3/2017Bentz, JT12:30 PM - 01:50 PM134 Temple Hoyne Buell Hall
BOnline3/13/2017 - 5/3/2017Bentz, J
AOnline8/28/2017 - 10/20/2017Bentz, J
BOnline10/23/2017 - 12/13/2017Carey, Y