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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Monitoring disability inclusion: Setting a baseline for South Africa  
Helen Suich, Marguerite Schneider
27 May 2022

Original Research

The lived experience of people with upper limb absence living in Uganda: A qualitative study  
Dafne Z. Morgado Ramirez, Brenda Nakandi, Robert Ssekitoleko, Louise Ackers, Erisa Mwaka, Laurence Kenney, Cathy Holloway, Maggie Donovan-Hall
20 May 2022

Review Article - Special Collection: Disability Unplugged

The Chaeli Campaign Journal Club: Strengthening evidence-based practice and contributing to practice-based evidence in under-resourced South African communities  
Rosemary Luger, Martha Geiger, Olwethu Nqevu, Ann Bullen, Faizah Toefy
18 May 2022

Original Research

How education, training and development support the wellness of employees with disabilities  
Zelna van Niekerk, Mbulaheni O. Maguvhe, Meahabo D. Magano
29 April 2022

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Working in the time of COVID-19: Rehabilitation clinicians’ reflections of working in Gauteng’s public healthcare during the pandemic  
Hester M. van Biljon, Lana van Niekerk
28 April 2022

Original Research

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
28 April 2022

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Special educators’ intentions towards supporting practice of inclusive education for students with disabilities in secondary schools in Ghana  
Maxwell P. Opoku
31 March 2022

Original Research

Communication strategies used by adolescents with autism spectrum disorder and health professionals during treatment  
Monica Araujo, Munyane Mophosho, Sharon Moonsamy
31 March 2022

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Unreported and unaddressed: Students with disabilities experience of school violence in Zambia  
Janet Njelesani, Jessica Si, Drake Swarm
30 March 2022

Original Research

Knowledge, perceptions and experiences of risk to sexual violence among adults with intellectual disabilities in Cape Town, South Africa  
Callista K. Kahonde, Rebecca Johns
18 March 2022
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We call on authors to participate in this year's volume; contributors should consider all aspects of disability particularity in the developing African context. This includes, but are not limited to: rehabilitation, including vocational and community-based rehabilitation; community development and medical issues related to disability and poverty; disability-related stigma and inclusive education. Read more on the AOSIS News Centre.  
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