OLS 104 Disability Awareness • 2 Cr.
Designed to increase awareness of different types of disabilities within our community. Individuals reflect upon their own disability and when and how to disclose this information. Prerequisite: OLS 110, 143, 170 and Acceptance into the program.
After completing this class, students should be able to:•Identify and discuss various disabilities and the characteristics associated •Research your disability and present disability related information to others •Discuss self-advocacy as it relates to requesting accommodations •Create disclosure scripts and present personal accommodations •Explain the impact of disability rights on people with disabilities •Discuss advocacy groups and compare mission statements •Identify community agencies that offer services to those with disabilities •Contact a community advocacy group for possible involvement