About the Journal

We have been publishing RDS since 2003 and have published  over 500 authors from all over 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 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 disability studies and people with disabilities. 


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Current Issue

Vol 14 No 4 (2018): Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, Volume 14, Issue 4

Enjoy an international melody of disability studies research, creative works, and best practices in the latest Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, Volume 14,  Issue 4. With the growth of disability studies, this issue highlights researchers & experts from France, Guatemala, Israel, Jordan, Pakistan, and the United States. Read more at http://bit.ly/RDSv14i4.

Published: 2018-12-13

Editorial

An Entry for the Irish Sporting Pages: Remember Susan O’Hara

Megan Conway
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Research Articles and Essays

Disability Policy and Wheelchair Users’ Accessibility in Jordan

Mohammad Ali Mulazadeh, Talal Soliman Alharbi
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Can We Say They are Also Beautiful? Disability is Not a Curse

Mahtab Ahmad
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Aversive Ableism: Modern Prejudice Towards Disabled People

Carli Friedman
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Parents With and Without Disabilities: Demographics, Material Hardship, and Program Participation

Rajan Anthony Sonik, Susan L Parish, Monika Mitra, Joanne Nicholson
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Creative Works

On Dance and Aging: An Interview with Berlin-Based Researcher-Dancer Susanne Martin

Raphael Raphael
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Best Practices in Disability Studies

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The Review of Disability Studies (RDS) is a peer-reviewed 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. Best Practices; 5. Multi-Media Review; 6. Notes from the Field; 7. Dissertation Abstracts. The journal is published four times a year, and each issue runs approximately 50 pages.