DFST 362 Legal Civil Rights Movement of Deaf Community 3 cr.

This course explores the origins and development of the Deaf Community Civil Rights Movement of the United States throughout the 19th to 20th century with special emphasis on civil rights litigation of the community’s rights, advocacy issues, and how more visibility was gained through state and federal laws. In addition, this course continues to research and follow-up on current bills, laws, and programs that focus on contemporary issues of the Deaf Community.