Career Development and Individuals with Disabilities: Understanding Disability First

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For career development professionals in any setting, having some familiarity with disability law; what is a disability, guidelines on disability etiquette and categories of disabilities should prove helpful. 

At the conclusion of this course you will be able to:

  Identify categories of disabilities.

  Become familiar with famous people, worldwide, who are challenged because of a disability.

  Use disability etiquette [eg. Mary is not learning disabled; rather, Mary is a student with a learning disability.]

  Understand the history of the disability law and elements thereof.

  Identify the difference between disability and handicap.

  Identify and use resources available to career practitioners when working with individuals with disabilities.