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 299 | WORD Downloads 180 PDF Downloads 82

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 284 | WORD Downloads 177 PDF Downloads 113

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 415 | WORD Downloads 186 PDF Downloads 165

Raising Children's Voices: Lessons Learned from EC PLACE

Lissanna Follari, Ashley Lawless, Peggy Wallace
Abstract 261 | WORD Downloads 174 PDF Downloads 66

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

Daryl Schaffer
Abstract 250 | WORD Downloads 163 PDF Downloads 116

Dissertation & Abstracts v19i2

Abstract 253 | WORD Downloads 177 PDF Downloads 57
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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.