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DSKL 821 Development of Self-Advocacy Skills: Personal Empowerment for Students with Disabilities

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Two lecture hours per week over four weeks for a total of eight lecture hours. Exploration of self-advocacy strategies for students eligible for ADA academic accommodations. Prepares students to advocate effectively for implementation of accommodations requests both inside and outside the classroom. Includes introduction to development of informational, intra/interpersonal skills, neurology of learning/differences, rights and responsibilities, procedures and related issues. Students will participate in small group activities including role-play. (Units do not count toward the Associate Degree.)

Units: 0.5
Degree Credit
Pass/No Pass Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 8-9
  • Homework hours/semester: 16-18
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None