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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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Original Research - Special Collection: Disability Unplugged

Post stroke health-related quality of life, stroke severity and function: A longitudinal cohort study  
Tasneem Hartley, Marlette Burger, Gakeemah Inglis-Jasiem
26 January 2022

Original Research - Special Collection: Disability Unplugged

Introducing the Including Disability in Education in Africa Research Unit at the University of Cape Town  
Richard Vergunst, Judith McKenzie
24 January 2022

Original Research

Disability-inclusive community development: A case of a community garden in Limpopo province in South Africa  
Brian Tigere, Theresa Moyo
06 January 2022

Reviewer Acknowledgement

Acknowledgements to reviewers  
Editorial Office
21 December 2021

Original Research

Community-based workers’ capacity to develop inclusive livelihoods for youth with disabilities in Botswana  
Ermien van Pletzen, Bryson Kabaso, Theresa Lorenzo
09 December 2021

Original Research

The black hole of dealing with a disability diagnosis: Views of South African rural parents  
Vuyelwa V. Duma, Ntombekhaya Tshabalala, Gubela Mji
29 November 2021

Original Research

Family functioning and stroke: Family members’ perspectives  
Sibulelo Gawulayo, Charlene J. Erasmus, Anthea J. Rhoda
25 October 2021

Original Research

Education of students with intellectual disabilities at Technical Vocational Education and Training institutions in Botswana: Inclusion or exclusion?  
Macdelyn Mosalagae, Tanya L. Bekker
22 October 2021

Original Research

Impact of prostheses on quality of life and functional status of transfemoral amputees in Tanzania  
Ericka P. von Kaeppler, Alexander Hetherington, Claire A. Donnelley, Syed H. Ali, Corin Shirley, Sravya T. Challa, Emily Lutyens, Billy T. Haonga, Saam Morshed, Jan Andrysek, David W. Shearer
07 September 2021


Erratum: The life stories and experiences of the children admitted to the Institute for Imbecile Children from 1895 to 1913  
Rory du Plessis
02 August 2021
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