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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TH 100 - Orientation to Disability Groups

Credit Hours: 3

This course is designed to provide a broad spectrum of information on disabilities, their causes, characteristics, and adaptations needed to live a quality life.  We will cover physical, mental, and developmental disabilities occurring in the general population for all age groups and how they can be related to by professionals in the recreation and physical education fields.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • describe common disabilities and their associated illnesses;
  • define basic medical and psychiatric terminology relating to disabilities;
  • describe programming techniques used to modify and conduct recreational and physical education activities for individuals with disabilities; and
  • identify agencies in the community which service individuals with disabilities.



F/S (C, S)