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Course Title[Course Code]:Psychology of Disability[080311]

Faculty: Arts
Department: Psychology
Program: Psychology
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Postgraduate(Doctoral-Not Available)
Hours:
Lecture:( 3 ) Practical / Clinical:( - ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
The course aims at teaching students how to diagnose a disability, the importance of early diagnosis in the disability identification, and the categories of disabilities. This course includes a study of goals of psychological diagnosis for special groups, and the categories of disabilities. The first category is outstanding persons, the goal of disability psychology is to detect and identify those persons. The second category is visually impaired persons, the goal is to the visual difficulties they have. The third category is hearing impaired persons, and physical disabled persons, and the mentally retarded children, who suffer learning difficulties.