The skills to envision an inclusive world.
The tools to create it.
Blending courses from across campus, we put the voices and lives of people with disabilities front and center. We study all kinds of bodymind variations, whether visible or invisible. While housed in the English Department, the minor is open to all UO majors and enfolds fields across the social sciences, arts, humanities, and professions. Many of our courses also count for General Education requirements. You’ll gain direct contact with disability communities through innovative fieldwork options.
Teaching the Language of Friendship: Camp Yakety Yak is a social skills day camp located in Lake Oswego, Oregon supporting friendship development in people with special needs, ages 5-21.
Join us for a 6-week summer internship with additional staff training and planning days.
Dates: Mid June to August 10
Hours: 8 am – 4 pm, Monday through Friday (Some Weekends)
Location: Lake Oswego, Oregon
Interested in educational or therapeutic careers, but don’t know which one is right for you? We can help! Offering work experience in the following fields:
Please join the University of Oregon’s Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) student chapter for a screening of ‘Intelligent Lives’ by Dan Habib on Friday, January 31 from 4-6 in the Redwood Room at the EMU. “INTELLIGENT LIVES stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities – Micah, Naieer, and Naomie – who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce.” Light refreshments will be served.
RSVP here: http://evite.me/2RhHzpaaNP