Oct 04, 2022  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
  
College Catalog 2022-2023
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DVD 110 - Introduction to Developmental Disabilities


Credit(s): 3
Introduction to developmental disabilities such as autism, syndromes (e.g., Down syndrome, Fetal Alcohol syndrome), neurological, sensory, physical and health impairments, learning disabilities, and emotional and behavioral disorders. Incorporates a socio-political perspective (laws, legislation, court cases, and attitudes on the treatment of people with developmental disabilities.) Effective teaching and intervention strategies will be explored. Special attention will be devoted to addressing barriers to integration and the impact on the individual and his/her family. Students will explore their own beliefs and biases regarding people with disabilities and their possible role as change agents in society.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 101  


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