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2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook 
2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DSAB 251 - Disability and Families (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: None
The experience of disabled people in families will be explored, including the use of autobiographical narratives and personal accounts to address critical issues across the life span. Course topics will include the sociology of the family, the experience of parenting a child with a disability, and the perspectives of siblings of family members with disabilities. Also included are the family life of disabled adults, including marriage and parenting, and caring for aging parents with disabilities.