This course considers the challenges of acquired physical disability and the perceptions of US society about disability. The US is a highly resourced country and home of the Americans with Disabilities Act which should mean life with a physical disability is relatively easy. Students gain an understanding of disability access and accommodation laws, and how they are applied, as well as some insight into the challenges of living with an acquired disability and how individuals living with disability perceive their life. Affiliate department: School of Physical Therapy.
Prerequisites: SSI2 enrollment requires completion of SSI1 seminar