exploring cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism, Intellectual disabilities, and more

Developmental disabilities course for professionals, parents offered at URock

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 8:45am

Story Location:
91 Camden Street
Rockland  Maine
United States

ROCKLAND — John Shattuck, former Maine Commissioner for the Hard of Hearing and director of Maine Vocational Rehabilitation, will teach the college course, HUS 130 Developmental Disabilities, this spring term in a face-to-face format at the University of Maine at Augusta Rockland Center.

This 3-credit college course explores the physiological, educational, psychological, and familial characteristics of developmental disabilities for children and adults. Intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism, and more will be presented within current and historical contexts regarding public attitudes, diagnostic criteria and services.

“Shattuck brings great expertise, passion and real world experience to this course,” said URock, in a news release. “It’s an excellent learning opportunity for anyone working in education, social and human services, criminal justice and for parents of a child with disabilities.”

The course will meet Wednesdays, from 9 - 11:45 a.m., at the UMA Rockland Center, 91 Camden Street, in Rockland, starting January 22.

For more information and to register contact URock at 596-6906.