SPE 607 - Services and Diversity in Blindness and Low Vision and Additional Disabilities

Prerequisite: permission of instructor. An introduction to educational programs and services, and diversity issues for persons with blindness or low vision, deaf-blindness and multiple disabilities. This course will provide teachers, paraprofessionals, rehabilitation professionals, counselors, social workers, psychologists, etc. with a foundation in the issues of diversity for persons with blindness and low vision, historical perspectives, developmental characteristics, resources, and legislation related to severe and multiple disabilities. An emphasis will be placed on the implications of blindness or low vision, deaf-blindness and multiple disabilities on the development of the individual and on resources that enhance functioning. May be taught concurrently with SPE 507. Cannot receive credit for both SPE 507 and SPE 607. 2(2-0) Su
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