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Undergraduate Record 2017-2018
University of Virginia
   
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018

ASL 2450 - Deaf People, Society, and the Law


This course will explore the Deaf community, discrimination, and laws affecting Deaf people in the United States. We will consider the experiences of Deaf people before and after such measures as the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 to gain insight into how the law affects social perceptions and people’s everyday lives. No prior knowledge of ASL or Deaf culture is required for this course.



Credits: 3