HSD 464

Introduction to Disability Studies

Units: 1.5

A mandatory course for students enrolled in the Child Welfare Specialization and focuses on issues affecting people with disabilities. Current issues in human rights, ethics, and attitudes about disability are examined within a framework of human rights, citizenship and inclusion. Highlights the skills and knowledge required for anti-ableist practice and includes a critical analysis of theory, policy and practice. Various approaches to the planning and delivery of services are examined with an emphasis on those approaches that facilitate consumer choice and decision-making.


Undergraduate course in Human and Social Development offered by the Interdisciplinary Courses in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Summer Fall Spring

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