University of Vermont

The Center on Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI)

The Certificate of Graduate Studies in the Interdisciplinary Study of Disabilities

Featured Class:

EDSP 274 Culture of Disability
Will be offered Fall 2016 & Spring 2017

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Participants in Culture of Disability will explore the medical, social, cultural and political experience of disability though readings, fieldwork, and presentations. Topics covered include disability history and cultural meaning; rehabilitation: the medical model and beyond; self-help and social change movements; and explorations of disability narrative in art and literature.

Instructor: Deborah Lisi-Baker, Associate Director of the Center on Disability and Community Inclusion at the University of Vermont.

Class Offered:
  • Fall 2016 (online course)
  • Spring 2017 (classroom course)

NOTE: This course meets requirements for:

  • 3 credits toward UVM’s 6 credit Diversity requirement
  • 3 credit elective for Minor in Special Education
  • Core course in Certificate of Disability Studies

If you are not a current UVM student, go to Continuing Education to register: UVM Continuing Education webpage

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