Examines the social construction of disability and theories of disablement. Introduces students to lived experiences of disability and the material, cultural and socio-political consequences of ableism and intersectionality. Critically analyses legislation, policy and practice in this field and promotes practices that enable social justice and social inclusion.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||critically explain the diverse lived experiences of people who live with disability|
|2||critically review and apply theories of disablement|
|3||analyse how legislation and policy influences experiences of disability|
|4||analyse hallmarks of good practice used in community organisations|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- critically explain the diverse lived experiences of people who live with disability
- critically review and apply theories of disablement
- analyse how legislation and policy influences experiences of disability
- analyse hallmarks of good practice used in community organisations
- No prescribed texts.
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