Prerequisites: 69:251 or permission of Instructor.

In this course students will discuss the issues and concerns that apply to persons who live with developmental challenges. The types of developmental challenges and the methods used to diagnose them will be described. Training procedures used for habilitation will be examined. Concepts of normalization, integration/main-streaming, institutionalization, involuntary non-therapeutic sterilization, societal attitudes and the law will be considered.

3 lecture hours per week, 4 clinical practice hours per week , one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 69:377 in the BU Course Transfer Database.