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HDFS 315 - Disability Across the Lifespan and Culture

  • 3 credits
Interdisciplinary perspectives to understand infants, youth, and adults with disabling conditions. Causes, outcomes, and intervention of commonly occurring disabilities and health conditions. A global perspective on how disabilities interact with family, society, stigma, identity, media, government, and the physical environment. Relevant to majors and careers in health, educational, rehabilitation, counseling, human services, and anthropology.


HDFS 101 (Individual and Family Development (GT-SS3)) or PSY 100 (General Psychology (GT-SS3))

Textbooks and Materials

Section 801


  • Disability Across the Developmental Lifespan: An Introduction for the Helping Professions, 2nd Ed. (2019)
    Smart, Julie
    ISBN: 10 0826139221
    Not available at the CSU Bookstore
Welcome students! Be sure that you select the 2nd edition of this text. Also, please notes that students can obtain the text format they prefer-- physical copy, Kindle version. or through Springer publishing e-book rental or e-book.