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Accessibility (ACCS) Courses

ACCS 5001 [0.5 credit]
Critical Disability Studies

Course engages disability theory, culture, and activism to consider bodily difference and its relation to the workings of power and social control, accessibility, normalization, ableism, and medicalization. Students will gain an understanding of the contemporary debates, theories, and methodologies of critical disability studies.
Also listed as SOCI 5401.

ACCS 5002 [0.5 credit]
Accessibility and Inclusive Design Seminar

Provides foundational knowledge, exploring interdisciplinary approaches for incorporating accessible, inclusive, and human-centred design principles into the research, design, and development of products, information, and environments that can be used by all people, regardless of ability.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Also listed as IDES 5104.

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