Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


PSY-212 - Psych Developmental Disabilty (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: PSY101
This is a course that reviews the effects physical and mental challenges/disabilities have on the individual, family, education, employment situation, and public accomondations. Coping skills, professional issues, and federal laws dealing with disabling conditions, such as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and American with Disabilities Act are included. Emphasis is on research and support techniques for people with disabilities, their families, schools, employers, and public accommodations. Ethical issues are also considered. This course is highly recommended for education majors.


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