Feb 18, 2020  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 123 - Developmental Disabilities


This course offers an introduction to a broad range of developmental disabilities and related topics, including categories of cognitive, physical, emotional, and learning delays. The inclusion of children and adults into educational and community environments will be highlighted. Topics include the history of special education, the impact of the family, current and future trends, early intervention, transition, and the laws which govern the integration of children and adults in society. All students are required to complete a 22-hour service-learning placement in a setting serving children or adults with developmental disabilities.

ISLOs: This course supports student development of Written and Oral Communications, Critical Thinking, and Personal and Professional Development.


Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101.
General Education Elective(s): Behavioral Science
Note(s): This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education Requirement.

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