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Course Overview

This course addresses the counseling needs of deaf/hoh individuals with chronic illness and disabilities. These include Deaf-Blind persons, developmental disabilities, ADD, AIDS, chronic pain, cancer and other life-threatening illness, neurological problems, and orthopedic problems. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the counseling needs and available resources for these individuals and their families. Issues of advocacy, self-help, and accessibility will also be addressed.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Graduate
Prerequisites: 9 credits of undergraduate psychology.

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