PSYCH 188B - Special Courses in Psychology: Psychology of Disability
Lecture: Lec 1
Class ID: 328830110
Class Website: N/A
Closed by Dept Psychology
Dodd Hall Room 175
Final Exam Information
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Lecture, three hours. Designed for junior/senior majors. Departmentally sponsored experimental or temporary courses on topics of psychological interest, such as those taught by visiting faculty members. Consult Schedule of Classes for topics and instructors. May be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.
Overview of psychosocial aspects of disability, with emphasis on physical, sensory, and intellectual disabilities. Discussion of disability from social, rather than medical, perspective. Includes research related to coping, acceptance, interpersonal relationships, and prejudice. Exploration of how historical and current societal attitudes affect lives of people with disabilities, including microaggressions and ableism in policy and practice. Guest speakers offer firsthand accounts of topics such as reactions to becoming disabled, living in environment full of barriers to inclusion, and experience of transitioning to living independently.
General Education (GE)
This class does not satisfy any GE requirements.
This class does not satisfy the undergraduate Writing II requirement.
This class does not satisfy any College/School diversity requirement.
- College of Letters and Science
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