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. 17 No. 3 (2021): Conference Proceedings of the 36th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity

The 36th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity Conference Proceedings

Published: 2021-11-14

Editorial

Pacific Rim 2021 Conference Proceedings

The Role of Teachers who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing in the Field of Deaf/Hard of Hearing Education

Holly Pedersen, Diane Gard, Monica Soukup, Mary Huston
Abstract 65 | WORD Downloads 14 PDF Downloads 643 VIDEO [free access] Downloads 0

Critical Intersection: Disability and Food Insecurity in Institutions of Higher Education

Elmira Jangjou, Sydney Evans
Abstract 27 | WORD Downloads 6 PDF Downloads 27 VIDEO [free access] Downloads 0

Going Beyond the Classroom: Service-learning to Apply STEM Skills in the Community

Kiriko Takahashi, Hye Jin Park, Samantha Wee, Jerrik Feliciano, Yoko Kitami, Jerica Mānoa, Kendra Nip, Tingting Reid, Alejandro Guillen, Megan Dabrowski
Abstract 19 | WORD Downloads 7 PDF Downloads 12 VIDEO [free access] Downloads 0

Moving Online: Transforming an Algebra Enrichment Program for Online instruction and the Impacts on Student Learning Experiences and Outcomes

Hye Jin Park, Kiriko Takahashi, Kendra Nip, Tingting Reid, Jerrik Feliciano, Yoko Kitami, Alejandro Guillen
Abstract 15 | WORD Downloads 6 PDF Downloads 8 VIDEO [free access] Downloads 0

Audio description for 3-Dimensional (3D) virtual worlds

Peter Leong, Sarah Espinosa, Melissa Peterson
Abstract 19 | WORD Downloads 9 PDF Downloads 9 VIDEO [free access] Downloads 0

The Virtual Shift - Early Childhood Intervention Therapies for Pakistani Children with Down Syndrome During COVID-19

Huzaifa A. Khan, Samar Naqvi, Sidra Zahid
Abstract 46 | WORD Downloads 6 PDF Downloads 14 VIDEO [free access] Downloads 0

Literature Review on the Relationship Between Employment and Autonomy of Individuals with Mental Illness

Yumi Yuzawa, Jun Yaeda
Abstract 33 | WORD Downloads 10 PDF Downloads 23 VIDEO [free access] Downloads 0

Learning Crisis (1) School Closure and Learning Crisis of Special Education by COVID-19

Yoshimi Matsuzaki, Kuniomi Shibata
Abstract 17 | WORD Downloads 7 PDF Downloads 10

Learning Crisis (3) Vocational Education for Students with Disabilities

Wakaba Hamamatsu, Kuniomi Shibata
Abstract 13 | WORD Downloads 4 PDF Downloads 10

Biculturalism in Action: Opening Teachers’ Hearts and Minds.

Lesley Robinson, Sandra P. Tuhakaraina, Dr Judith Loveridge
Abstract 16 | WORD Downloads 6 PDF Downloads 15

Dissertation & Abstracts v17i3

Jonathan Erlen
Abstract 13 | WORD Downloads 10 PDF Downloads 7
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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, and each issue runs approximately 50 pages.