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Volume 11 Issue 4 Table of Contents



Deep Impact: The 2015 Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity Forum

Katie Aubrecht, PhD, Associate Editor for Forums



Research Articles

Towards Cultural Inclusion: Using Mobile Technologies to Increase Access to Audio Description

Thomas Conway, MBA, Brett Oppegaard, PhD and Megan Conway, PhD

University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA


Disability Studies Influence on a Profoundly Altered Identity

Douglas E. Kidd, Undistracted Driving Advocacy, LLC; Harbor 


Strategies to Create a Culturally Responsive Learning Environment

Keisha Rogers, PhD; Brenda Cartwright, EdD; and, Rahim Skinner, B.S.

Winston-Salem State University, USA


Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) to Improve Understanding of Disability and Functioning

Patricia Welch Saleeby, PhD

Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA


Creative Works


Steve E. Brown, PhD

Reviewed by Maria Timberlake, PhD, Associate Editor for Creative Works



The Spoken Word and Emotion in Communication 

Karen Lee Roberts, Australia

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Disability Studies Dissertation Abstracts

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