UMass Lowell will resume on-campus instruction, research and campus life for Fall 2020. View the plan for more info.
This course focuses on the how students with disabilities are included in education and society The course offers multiple perspectives, strategies and readings to consider how inclusive schools and societies that provide supportive, context-appropriate conditions for learning can lead to more positive outcomes for all students and community members. Within the context of special education, students will be introduced to different types of disabilities and services that can be provided in schools, communities and in society to ensure effective inclusion of people with disabilities. This course ma be taken for the education minor.