IDD

Courses

IDD 105 Introduction to Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on fundamental concepts in the study of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Topics include: history, definitions, legal rights, identification and treatment options, behavioral interventions and trauma-informed care, community services, life transitions, and the impact of culture in the lives of individuals with IDD.
Prerequisites: ENG 085 or appropriate placement
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IDD 110 Community Services for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

An introduction to IDD community services and resources. Topics include: professional roles, referrals, early interventions, education and employment options, community living, assistive technology, social inclusion, and supporting diversity.
Prerequisites: ENG 085 or appropriate placement
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IDD 115 Legal Rights and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on legal rights for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Topics include: the Americans with Disabilities Act; rights and empowerment; abuse and neglect; ethics; service plans and Individualized Education Programs (IEP); Medicaid; IDD and the justice system; and protection of diversity in the IDD community.
Prerequisites: IDD 105
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IDD 190 Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Practicum
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 7 Lab Hours.

Students seeking the IDD Certificate participate in an unpaid off-campus learning experience integrated with academic instruction. Students must follow applicable policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: IDD 105 and IDD 110
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