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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 154 | WORD Downloads 42 PDF Downloads 707 VIDEO [free access] Downloads 0

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

Elmira Jangjou, Sydney Evans
Abstract 194 | WORD Downloads 29 PDF Downloads 66 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 60 | WORD Downloads 30 PDF Downloads 19 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 57 | WORD Downloads 33 PDF Downloads 13 VIDEO [free access] Downloads 0

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

Peter Leong, Sarah Espinosa, Melissa Peterson
Abstract 68 | WORD Downloads 37 PDF Downloads 30 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 115 | WORD Downloads 34 PDF Downloads 23 VIDEO [free access] Downloads 0

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

Yumi Yuzawa, Jun Yaeda
Abstract 79 | WORD Downloads 31 PDF Downloads 35 VIDEO [free access] Downloads 0

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

Yoshimi Matsuzaki, Kuniomi Shibata
Abstract 65 | WORD Downloads 32 PDF Downloads 18

Learning Crisis (3) Vocational Education for Students with Disabilities

Wakaba Hamamatsu, Kuniomi Shibata
Abstract 50 | WORD Downloads 7 PDF Downloads 21

Biculturalism in Action: Opening Teachers’ Hearts and Minds.

Lesley Robinson, Sandra P. Tuhakaraina, Dr Judith Loveridge
Abstract 73 | WORD Downloads 34 PDF Downloads 36

Dissertation & Abstracts v17i3

Jonathan Erlen
Abstract 44 | WORD Downloads 35 PDF Downloads 13
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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.