Empowering People with Disabilities: Community Support and Advocacy
10 weeks (February 12 - April 15), Monday 5:50 - 7:10 (Berlin (UTC + 2)
Professor: Vera Shengeliya
Semester: Spring 2024
Course Level: 300
Number of Bard Credits: 1
Course Title: Empowering People with Disabilities: Community Support and Advocacy
Max Enrollment: 22
Schedule: 10 weeks (February 12 – April 15), Monday 5:50 – 7:10 (Berlin (UTC + 2)
Language of Instruction: Russian
This course focuses on the importance of community support and advocacy in empowering individuals with disabilities, with a specific emphasis on examining real-life cases and community support projects. Students will explore the ways in which communities can provide assistance, resources, and inclusive opportunities to enhance the lives of people with disabilities.
Through in-depth case studies and analysis of successful community support models, students will gain practical insights into the strategies and approaches that have effectively addressed the needs of individuals with disabilities. They will examine specific projects and initiatives from around the world that have made a positive impact on accessibility, employment, healthcare, education, social integration, and technological advancements for people with disabilities.