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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Original Research

Motor proficiency of learners with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities  
Jose M. Fernandes, Monique de Milander, Elna van der Merwe
21 February 2024

Original Research

A qualitative exploration of community mobility experiences of wheelchair users  
Jerome P. Fredericks, Surona Visagie, Lana van Niekerk
16 February 2024

Original Research

The profile of people undergoing lower limb amputations at Groote Schuur Hospital  
Katleho Limakatso, Jenna Tucker, Lennie Banda, Cheyne Robertson, Romy Parker
14 February 2024

Community Paper

Delays in Education and Leadership for Youth with Disabilities: Lessons from the TamTam Project  
Nfotoh P. Kesah, Wanka’a R. Che, Agbor A. Agbor Junior, Lynn Cockburn
24 January 2024

Original Research

Prevalence and levels of disability post road traffic orthopaedic injuries in Rwanda  
JC Allen Ingabire, Aimee Stewart, Jean Baptiste Sagahutu, Gerard Urimubenshi, Georges Bucyibaruta, Sonti Pilusa, Carine Uwakunda, Didace Mugisha, Leontine Ingabire, David Tumusiime
18 January 2024

Original Research

Lived experiences of South African rehabilitation practitioners during coronavirus disease 2019  
Sadna Balton, Mershen Pillay, Rizqa Armien, Annika L. Vallabhjee, Elani Muller, Mark J. Heywood, Jeannie van der Linde
12 January 2024

Original Research

Affordability of an NGO-government partnership for community-based disability rehabilitation  
Kelsey R. Vaughan, Ram K. Thapa
22 December 2023

Review Article

Disability inclusion in African health systems’ responses during COVID-19: A scoping review  
Madri Engelbrecht, Yandisa Ngqangashe, Luphiwo Mduzana, Kate Sherry, Lieketseng Ned
21 December 2023

Original Research

Universal design of instruction to enhance learning for university students with visual disabilities  
Jayshree Singh, Sachin Suknunan
20 December 2023

Original Research

Journeying with developmental coordination disorder: The family experience  
Nicola L. O’Kelly, Jean V. Fourie
19 December 2023
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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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