Intro to Dev. Disabilities

Intro to Dev. Disabilities

DEVS 1007

This course provides an introduction to a wide variety of topics that are fundamental to further study in the DSW program. Students are encouraged to develop a philosophy of care and support that reflects the core values of inclusive community, advocacy, value-based support and person directed planning. Students will examine common developmental disabilities and gain awareness of the etiology, symptomatology and support needs/measures for individuals with these labels.

Credits

4

Course Hours

56

Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

Contact parttimestudies@georgiancollege.ca or call 705.722.5149 for more information.