The University of Winnipeg

DIS-1003 Introduction to Disability Studies I

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This course addresses definitions of and approaches to disability, and the differences as a result of history and cultures. In addition, the course examines the ways in which disability is constructed in societies - including the media, workplaces service provision, families, and environmental barriers. This course is designed to be of particular interest to people with disabilities, people with interest in providing disability services, educators, caregivers, therapists, and all people with an interest in disability issues. Restrictions: Students may not hold credit for this course and SOC-1003.

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K. Klassen Sep. 07 2021 - Dec. 22 2021