EDSP 573P: Diverse Family Systems & Transitions 

EDUC 589P: Healthy Environments and Inclusive Education in a Global Society

This course provides students with skills required to work effectively with the families of children and youth with disabilities and with the network of service providers and community agencies with which these families interact. The course uses a disability studies lens, focusing on a strengths-based understanding of families and the influence of social and cultural factors on the lived experience of disability. Students will get an opportunity to learn and apply these skills within an international context, by meeting families and visiting schools and agencies serving children and young adults with disabilities in Cambodia.

Important Dates Date
Application Deadline February 5, 2016
Travel Dates July 22 - August 6, 2016
Pre-Trip Session: May 20, 2016, 1pm-4pm, MRH-127
Post-session September 9, 2016
Expense Cost
USD Tuition $2,100
Global Study Fee $   350
Estimated Travel Costs $1,393*
Total Estimated Expense: $3,843

* Airfare not included


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Please note: 

1. The estimated program costs includes accommodation, transportation for in-country program activities, some meals and program costs. Students need to budget for some additional meals and incidental costs.

2. Upon registration, you will be billed a non-refundable $150 deposit.

3. When you receive confirmation that you have been accepted to the course, you need to book your own flights.

ZIKA VIRUS UPDATE: For updated information concerning the Zika virus, please visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's website. Women who are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant should speak with their healthcare provider before confirming any travel to the affected areas. USD will continue to monitor the situation.