Examines images of disability in popular and documentary film. It is primarily intended to develop interpretations of disability as a meaning-making device in visual media. Creative Arts, and US Society course.
A critical review of key concepts and issues in disability. Students will develop a framework for understanding disability as a multi-level entity, including the impact of disability at personal, social, and societal levels.
Principles and exemplary practice of assistive technology used by individuals with disabilities, including augmentative communication, seating, mobility, computer access, environmental control, home modifications, and worksite modifications.
Current approaches and practices in disability studies, critically considered from a variety of perspectives. Service delivery systems and the influence that civil rights and self determination have had.