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 242 | WORD Downloads 150 PDF Downloads 72

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 226 | WORD Downloads 145 PDF Downloads 99

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 358 | WORD Downloads 157 PDF Downloads 129

Raising Children's Voices: Lessons Learned from EC PLACE

Lissanna Follari, Ashley Lawless, Peggy Wallace
Abstract 217 | WORD Downloads 143 PDF Downloads 56

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

Daryl Schaffer
Abstract 207 | WORD Downloads 134 PDF Downloads 100

Dissertation & Abstracts v19i2

Abstract 212 | WORD Downloads 146 PDF Downloads 51
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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.