PSYC 630: Developmental Disabilities

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Lectures, seminars discuss state-of-the-art and evidence-based information about developmental disabilities across life span with emphasis on intellectual disabilities. Includes epidemiology, etiology, diagnoses, risk factors, treatment, supports, and prevention of developmental disabilities. Pertinent philosophical, ethical, and legal issues concerning this special-needs population will be discussed. Notes: In addition to course work and assigned reading, students sign up for a 20-hour per semester practicum. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: 3 credit hours of graduate level developmental psychology courses or permission of the instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Post-Baccalaureate or Non-Degree Undergraduate degrees may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.