This course addresses health, educational, social, cultural, and economic issues related to developmental disabilities across the life span. Additionally, it will address the latest trends in public policy, legislation, and services that impact these critical issues. Students will explore the role of families and their activism in these evolving trends. Strategies to communicate, collaborate, and cooperate with family and advocates will also include conflict resolution and risk management.
Credit Hours: Lecture – 3, Lab – 0, Credits – 3