OLS 104 Disability Awareness • 2 Cr.


Designed to increase awareness of different types of disabilities within our community. Individuals reflect upon their own disability and when and how to disclose this information. Prerequisite: OLS 110, 143, 170 and Acceptance into the program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify and discuss various disabilities and the characteristics associated
  • Research your disability and present disability related information to others
  • Discuss self-advocacy as it relates to requesting accommodations
  • Create disclosure scripts and present personal accommodations
  • Explain the impact of disability rights on people with disabilities
  • Discuss advocacy groups and compare mission statements
  • Identify community agencies that offer services to those with disabilities
  • Contact a community advocacy group for possible involvement