KIN3041Disability Awareness3 ch (3C) (EL)

This course aims to introduce students to the issues and challenges faced by persons with disabilities by exploring: disability concepts from a social, medical and political perspective; the impacts of disability on the person, family unit and labor force; disability issues in movement activities, from daily living to sport and recreation skills. Disability awareness training includes an introduction to appropriate terminology, knowledge of specific disorders that cause disability, and experience working with disabled individuals in the community.