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Opintojakson nimi Introduction to Disability in Services and Society
Opintojakson ajankohta 08.01.2024 - 03.05.2024
Korkeakoulu Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulu
Opintojakson kieli Englanti
Opintopisteet 5 OP

Opintojakson ala Sosiaali-, terveys- ja liikunta-ala
Opettaja Raija Koskinen
Tarjotaan avoimen opiskelijoille Ei
Taso AMK

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Ilmoittautumisaika 30.10.2023 - 15.12.2023
Opintojakson toteutussuunnitelma

Introduction to Disability in Services and Society

08.01.2024 - 03.05.2024

Opintojakson kuvaus

This course will introduce students to the key critical concepts, debates, and questions of practice in disability in society and disability services. The lectures and tasks are scheduled in the Moodle learning environment in the order they are supposed to be completed.

After completing this course, the student

  • is aware of the complexity of disability
  • can utilise international legislation in disability services


  • Video lecture, content of the course, how to proceed
  • Pre assignment: how people with disabilities are perceived in your country

Defining disability – medical and social model

  • Compare the content of the video lecture to your pre assignment
  • Themes of equality and equity
  • International and national legislation
  • UNCRPD convention, content, signing and ratification process
  • Legislation



Opintojakson työskentelytavat ja aikataulutus

Students can complete the course at their own pace. The online course is open during the spring semester 8.1.-03.05.2024.

Opintojakson lisätiedot

  • HAMK students enrol at Pakki.
  • Ask for more information on enrollment, course approval, usernames and grades
  • The teacher will only answer questions about the content of the course


  • Check the implementation plan before enrolling!
  • Humak, Turku UAS and XAMK student, enroll at Peppi/Pakki
  • you can see the enrollment status on your PSP.
  • you can find more information about enrollment on the Cross-institutional studies website
  • Student from another UAS
    • Write your personal identity number in the correct format on the form! An incompletely reported ID may prevent you from accessing the course.
    • Fill in the email address of your home university on the enrolment form – entering a different email address does not entitle you to a study place! Make sure your address is spelled correctly.
    • Make a note for yourself of which course you have enrolled for.
    • Registration is binding. If you must cancel your registration, make room for another student by sending email to


  • Enrollment can be closed earlier if the places are full.
  • Enrollments will be processed at once after the enrollment period has ended.
  • You will receive an email when you have been approved and an ID has been created for HAMK’s information systems. Email sometimes goes into spam, so check your spam as well.
  • Activate the HAMK user ID! We require the registration and use of HAMK IDs during the course.