About EDSP 005 A

Students study the effects of discrimination, advocacy, litigation and sociological perspectives on disabilities. History, current legislation, and family issues for children and adults are emphasized.


Open to degree and CDE students; Class has online and in person components, dates TBA

Section Description

Building awareness and understanding of individuals with disabilities/disabled individuals and their families, and the lifespan issues they encounter in school and the community. As a special education course, the content focuses mainly on school experiences and policies.

Section Expectation

This course combines the use of lecture, small group discussions, guest speakers, and videos. Some class sessions will be held synchronously and remotely via Microsoft Teams in order to facilitate small group discussions given the constraints of the large lecture hall.


Grades are based on assignments, attendance and participation, and midterm and final assessments.

Course Dates



Lafayette Hall L207 (View Campus Map)


to on Tuesday and Thursday



Online (View Campus Map)

Important Dates

Note: These dates may change before registration begins.

Note: These dates may not be accurate for select courses during the Summer Session.

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