Human Services Technology Certificate Specialization in Developmental Disabilities & Deaf Studies (C4538A-C3)

This certificate is designed to provide the student with a concentrated, collaborative course of study in Developmental Disabilities and Deaf Studies. A strong emphasis will be placed on understanding and supporting people with disabilities who are also deaf or have experienced a significant loss of hearing, Coursework will provide students with some basic knowledge of Deaf culture, language diversity, American Sign Language, and services available to deaf and hard of hearing individuals.  Students will also gain familiarity with requirements for accommodations related to communications access and available assistive technologies.  An internship is required for completion of this certificate.

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