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HUMS 375 - Disabilities 3 hours


Examination of issues faced by persons with disabilities and the social injustice which they have historically experienced. Different theories or approaches used to understand the situation of persons with disabilities are examined. Particular issues and areas of need experienced by individuals having different types of disabilities (mobility, sensory, cognitive, etc.) are explored. It considers the consequences and dynamics of systemic barriers that threaten to compromise or exclude the participation of persons with disabilities in social, economic, and political processes. Various perspectives on equality are explored from the point of view of their impact on this vulnerable population. Prerequisite: sophomore standing.



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