following important content knowledge W r i t i n g
The purpose of this assignment, completed weekly, is to allow you to examine, analyze and share your perceptions of the experiences of people with disabilities, their portrayal in the public media, and some of the services provided to them. Each week’s fieldwork relates to the current or a recent topic discussed in class.
This week: In this fieldwork, you will reflect and share your thoughts about what you feel a person with disabilities encounters and should have access to when they are participating in a recreational activity or traveling.
The purpose of this discussion is to help you practice the following skills that are essential to your success in this course / in school / in this field / in professional life beyond school:
- MLO #5.2: Explore the breadth, nature and types of social, leisure and recreation activities available to people with disabilities.
This discussion will also help you to become familiar with the following important content knowledge in this discipline:
Course Objective 3: Examine the individual and collective contribution of family, work, independent living and education on the quality of life and life-long outcomes of people with disabilities.
Before you respond to this prompt, read the following article: