2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 14, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OS 307 Environment and Context


3 credits

The course will explore the impact of the non-human components of the environment on the functional performance of individuals with disabilities, and environmental adaptations (including hi tech and low tech assistive technologies) that allow a person with a disability to function more fully in the environment. The course will examine the effect of lighting, temperature, visual and auditory stimuli, and physical structure on the cognitive, physical, and emotional performance of individuals with disabilities, and how these factors influence control, independence, and freedom of the individual.

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in BS in Occupational Science major



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