About the Journal

Since 2003, RDS has published over 500 authors from around the world. One of only a handful of peer-reviewed Disability Studies journals in the world, the Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal (RDS) is a quarterly online, open-access journal that provides an international forum for people with disabilities, academics, professionals, artists and creators from all backgrounds and expertise to express ideas relevant to our understanding of disability.                                                       

 

Current Issue

Vol. 19 No. 2 (2024): Vol. 19 No. 2 (2024): 38th Annual Pacific Rim Conference Proceedings

Published: 2024-03-01

Editorial

Welcome to the Conference Proceedings of the 38th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity 2023

Holly Manaseri, Kiriko Takahashi, Hye-Jin Park
Abstract 234 | WORD Downloads 145 PDF Downloads 71

Research Articles and Essays

Creation of a New Professional Position of "Assessor" in Japanese Institutions of Higher Education - Introduction to the University of Tsukuba's Initiatives

Yasushi Nakano, Tomone Takahashi, Shinji Okazaki, Haruo Shinoda, Takanori Waki, Kazunori Takeda, Ginga Sasaki
Abstract 218 | WORD Downloads 141 PDF Downloads 96

Effective Inclusion Practices for Neurodiverse Children and Adolescents in Informal STEM Learning: A Systematic Review

Ronda Jenson, Michele Sky Lee, Amy Hughes, April Vollmer, Emma Maroushek
Abstract 353 | WORD Downloads 154 PDF Downloads 126

Raising Children's Voices: Lessons Learned from EC PLACE

Lissanna Follari, Ashley Lawless, Peggy Wallace
Abstract 213 | WORD Downloads 140 PDF Downloads 55

The Resolute resistors:How Vulnerable Populations Are Not As Vulnerable As Presumed

Daryl Schaffer
Abstract 203 | WORD Downloads 131 PDF Downloads 96

Dissertation & Abstracts v19i2

Abstract 206 | WORD Downloads 144 PDF Downloads 50
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The Review of Disability Studies (RDS) is a peer-reviewed, open-access academic journal that is targeted towards any person interested in disability studies. We have readers and authors from all over the world. We accept submissions in English of a scholarly nature covering a range of disciplines within disability studies as well as creative works expressing ideas in the area of disability. The RDS journal contains the following sections: 1. Research and Essays; 2. Topical Forums; 3. Creative Works; 4. Global Perspective on Disability Studies; 5. Multi-Media Review; 6. Notes from the Field; 7. Dissertation Abstracts. The journal is published four times a year.