Summer 2013 Undergraduate Catalog
College of Education and Human Development

+ Developmental Disabilities and Habilitation

451 Education , 419-372-7293

This program would prepare students to work with persons with disabilities in a wide range of environments outside of school settings (e.g., business, residential settings, public and private agencies).

Learning outcomes

The student will demonstrate knowledge of the philosophical, historical, and legal foundations of special education, rehabilitation, and disability services:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the characteristics of persons with disabilities;
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application skills in the assessment, diagnosis, and evaluation of persons with disabilities;
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application skills in communication and collaboration in the delivery of services to persons with disabilities;
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application skills in professionalism and ethical practice in the delivery of services to persons with disabilities;
  • Attain employment in the field of developmental disability and habilitation;
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application skills in providing case management and habilitative services to individuals with disabilities;
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application skills in applying the Americans with Disabilities Act to providing counseling, case management, vocational assessment, and advocacy to individuals with disabilities;
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application skills in vocational assessment and career development counseling for individuals with disabilities;
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application skills related to the medical aspects of disabilities.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of private and public agencies and facilities that provide assessment and rehabilitative services to individuals with disabilities;
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of scope of practice in schools, public and private agencies, and facilities that provide assessment and counseling services to mental health seeking individuals.

Required courses: 43 hours — click click to display detailed requirements for Summer 2013 course requirements

Consult program office for internship requirements.