The African Journal of Disability is published for the purpose of advancing scholarship in disability studies and rehabilitation sciences in a uniquely African context. Widely read by scholars, professionals and students, it encourages scholarly exchange between all disciplines and academics from low, middle and high-income countries to work towards the improvement of human development and its practices across the continent. View our Editorial Team.

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Community Paper

Parenting a child with disability: A mother’s reflection on the significance of social support  
Marubini C. Sadiki
19 May 2023

Original Research

Out-of-home life spaces valued by urban older adults with limited income  
Hester M. van Biljon, Lana van Niekerk, Nicola A. Plastow, Lizette Swanepoel
16 May 2023


Corrigendum: Evaluating the awareness and knowledge of dyslexia among primary school teachers in Tshwane District, South Africa  
Mary M. Makgato, Monicca Leseyane-Kgari, Madoda Cekiso, Itani P. Mandende, Rose Masha
09 May 2023

Review Article

Identity construction among deaf adolescents and young adults: A literature review  
Lieketseng V. Sekoto, Vera-Genevey Hlayisi
02 May 2023

Opinion Paper

A call to give a voice to people with intellectual disabilities in Africa through inclusive research  
Callista K. Kahonde
25 April 2023

Original Research

Growing resilience capacity for learners presenting with specific learning disability in learners with special education needs schools  
Daphney Mawila
18 April 2023

Original Research

Perceptions of health professionals on structure and process of stroke rehabilitation in Ghana  
Tawagidu Mohammed, Gifty G. Nyante, Joyce D. Mothabeng
03 April 2023

Original Research

Yebo, it was a great relief’: How mothers experience their children’s autism diagnoses  
Mbalenhle N. Manono, Mary G. Clasquin-Johnson
28 March 2023

Original Research

Overcoming barriers for people with disabilities participating in income-generating activities: A proposed development framework  
Nokuthula Tinta, Unathi Kolanisi
20 March 2023

Original Research

Effects of institutional policies on employees with nonobvious disabilities  
Anthony G. Stacey
17 March 2023
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Posted: 2022-01-27

Call for Book Submissions: Submit your book proposals on sustainable energy solutions today


AOSIS Scholarly Books invites established and emerging scholars to submit book proposals focused on UNESCO’s Sustainable Development Goals 7 and 9. We're looking for in-depth analysis and practical solutions based on sound research and data. Your proposals will lay the foundation for accomplishing UNESCO's Agenda for Sustainable Development by 2030, creating a more sustainable world. Read more . Download our book proposal form at https://bit.ly/3WHK1sn or email us at books@aosis.co.za to submit your proposal. Let's work together towards a brighter future!

Posted: 2023-05-31

Book Release: Understanding how education impacts health and functioning: Interview with co-editor Dawn V. Ernstzen


See co-editor Dawn V. Ernstzen's interview as she discusses her new book ‘Transformation of learning and teaching in rehabilitation sciences: A case study from South Africa’, which focuses on how education can impact health and functioning. Download the book PDF at https://bit.ly/427PmKY.

Posted: 2023-05-02

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Posted: 2022-01-27
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