Module B

Challenges Across the Life Span

A philosophical discussion of the theories and current thinking in the field of developmental disabilities.

The second Module will focus on services and supports for individuals, children, adolescents, adults, and families across the life span. We will explore and discuss some of the philosophical tenants, theories, current thinking, and value bases from which some of the educational, health and human services, legal, and other areas which influence and impact on the quality of life for these individuals. We will also address the important issues of labeling and assessing the individual's skills and abilities.