Apr 03, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog
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HUS-2200 Developmental Disabilities


Credits 3
Equivalent Hours 0
Identifies the characteristics and causes of various developmental disabilities. Topics include a history of service provision, human rights, legislation and litigation, advocacy, and accessing support services. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of current and historical developmental disability definitions and support systems used throughout the life span.

(Not offered summer.)
Prerequisite(s): HUS 1010
(Not offered summer.)

Course Outcomes

  1. Identify the symptoms and characteristics of specific functional and developmental disabilities
  2. Analyze historical and current attitudes and beliefs about individuals with functional and developmental disabilities
  3. Identify the physical, social, legal, economic, and ethical issues occurring throughout the life span of individuals with developmental disabilities
  4. Explain the tenets of self-determination and self-advocacy and the impact on the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families
  5. Analyze the symptoms and characteristics of specific functional and developmental disabilities




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