Disability Studies

Program Overview & Highlights

Become an advocate for accessibility and social justice. The material taught in this program is derived from people with disabilities and their lived experiences. The knowledge you gain is grounded in the real world and we enhance the theory you learn with practice. The placements and volunteer opportunities offered through this program add value to your degree.

What Will I Learn?

Understanding, internalizing, communicating, and enacting best practices for making accommodations and modifications for persons with disabilities in real-world, context-sensitive situations
Evaluating representations of persons with disabilities in literature and media
Understanding psychological and social models of disability

Explore Your Opportunites

Disability support worker
diversity co-ordinator
behavioural aide
child and youth care worker
accessibility research and policy development advocate

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