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, 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 disability studies and people with disabiliti
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Revealing the latest advancements in international disability studies in Australia & India, Canada, Ghana, Hawaii, and Saudi Arabia. Including a special 'aloha' & farewell editorial from our long-time Editor-in-Chief, Megan A. Conway. We are thankful for all of your dedication in making the journal a success and we look forward to your next journey in life. http://bit.ly/RDSv15i2

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Current Issue

Vol. 15 No. 4 (2019): Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, Volume 15, Issue 4

Published: 2020-03-31



Patricia A Morrissey
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Research Articles and Essays

A Critical Disability Studies Approach to ‘Inclusive’ Early Childhood Teacher Education

Nicole Eilers
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Preparing Preservice Teachers to Navigate Between Special Education and Disability Studies

Amy Petersen
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Global Perspective on Disability Studies

Expansion of Submissions to Those in an Author’s Native Language Other than English

Sona Kazemi, Patricia Morrissey, Hemachandran Karah
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Cross-border Collaboration to Assist Individuals with Disabilities: Despite a Border Wall, a Common Goal Unites People

Burris R. Duncan, MD, Francisco Trujillo, William Neubauer, MD, Heidi L. Pottinger, DrPH, MPH, MA
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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.