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2014-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HP 3700 - Global Perspectives on Disability

This course is designed for students interested in issues related to disability. It will critically examine the position of persons with disabilities historically and in contemporary society across the globe. The class will analyze perspectives of various cultures on disability and the impact theses perspectives have on societal institutions and the lives of people with disabilities in various nations. Assignments and discussion will be directed at enhancing awareness and understanding of the global disability community. Students will explore historical and contemporary views and discuss strides made as well as challenges the disability community still faces. Students will devise strategies for promoting positive messages and vehicles for advocacy.