The unit covers disability policy and its expression in legislation, governance, services, and politics. Students will study the origins and evolution of disability policy to better comprehend the values that drive change and the real world challenges that shape it. Disability inclusion in policy will be explored across sectors as well as disability-specific initiatives. Beyond understanding policy frameworks, students will reflect on the role of advocacy in creating positive change in the public weal on behalf of people with disabilities. Student project will focus on generating student positions on current policy issues.
On campus: 2hr lecture/week - live/synchronous and recorded Online: module page and LMS resources
online test (15%), group project (30%), position paper (30%) and tutorial participation (25%)