10 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: This unit will explore perspectives on disability, including biological, social, cultural, individual and familial perspectives. The unit will explore each of these perspectives of disability across the life course considering birth, sexuality, parenting, work and education, ageing and end of life. The unit will be delivered via interactive lectures which will incorporate group discussion. Students will be expected to engage with independent study work prior to lectures. Guest speakers will be invited to share their experiences and perspectives on disability 

Staff Contact: Lisa Bell
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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