Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 4571

Psychology of Developmental Disabilities

Overview of developmental disabilities including causes, nature, and psychological characteristics; diagnosis and psychometric assessments; and behavioral, psychoeducational, and biological forms of prevention and intervention. 20-hr off-campus practic


Credit Hours: 3


Psych 2220(H) and 2300

Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:


Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Describe applications of psychology


Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy


Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Adopt values that build community at local, national, & global levels



  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes


Professional Development

  • Refine project-management skills

Psychology Major:


Psychology Minors:

Advanced elective for General Psychology; Elective for Developmental Psychology

General Education:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

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