May 17, 2022  
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SPED 655 - Historical and Contemporary Portraits of Disabilities and Special Education


Units: 3
Three hours lecture per week
An examination of the history of disabilities with an emphasis on the social reform movements and prominent philosophies that have shaped contemporary policies for individuals with disabilities in the United States. Focus on the life histories of individuals with disabilities and their families; family support and disability advocacy movements. Examination of the trends in public education and civil rights that have impacted individuals with disabilities in historical and contemporary contexts.



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