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

Non-use of healthcare services among persons with mobility impairments in Cofimvaba, South Africa  
Babalwa Tshaka, Surona Visagie, Lieketseng Y. Ned
27 January 2023

Original Research

Third party disability of family members of adults with dysphagia  
Kim Coutts, Bibi Sayed
27 January 2023

Original Research

Self-devised assistive techniques by university students with learning disabilities  
Ndakaitei Manase
27 January 2023

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Restricted participation: Drivers, experiences and implications of disability stigma in Ethiopia  
Esther Breffka, Caroline Jagoe, Susan P. Murphy, Belestie B. Tsegaw
23 January 2023

Original Research

Social participation of individuals with spinal injury using wheelchairs in rural Tanzania after peer training and entrepreneurial skills training  
Annabelle de Serres- Lafontaine, Delphine Labbé, Charles S. Batcho, Lucy Norris, Krista L. Best
12 January 2023

Original Research

A review of the framework and strategy for disability and rehabilitation services in South Africa  
Naeema A.R. Hussein El Kout, Sonti Pilusa, Khetsiwe Dlamini Masuku
15 December 2022

Original Research

Quality of life and its predicting factors for Tunisian children with cerebral palsy  
Ghanmi Marwa, Sahbi Mtawaa, Emna Toulgui, Rihab Moncer, Walid Wannes, Khaled Maaref, Sonia Jemni
15 December 2022

Community Paper

The development of a policy brief on physical activity and health in Africa for children and adolescents with disabilities: COVID-19 and beyond  
Rowena Naidoo, Verusia Chetty, Marie E.M. Young, Phindile E. Mahlalela, Philippe J. Gradidge, Soraya Maart, Dané Coetzee, Brett Smith, Estelle Lambert
15 December 2022

Editorial - Special Collection: Disability Unplugged

Disability unplugged: What really matters to people with disabilities?  
Chioma Ohajunwa, Callista Kahonde, Arne H. Eide, Lieketseng Ned
15 December 2022

Original Research

The consequence of head-loading on the neuro-musculoskeletal health of the ILembe District youth of KwaZulu-Natal  
Tebogo G. Motaung, Terry J. Ellapen, Yvonne Paul
14 December 2022
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Press Release: Call for new journal proposals


You are invited to submit a proposal for a new scholarly journal that AOSIS aims to publish. AOSIS will award one successful proposer with the funding necessary to start the publication in 2023. The proposer will also be eligible to join the journal's Editorial Board. Click here https://bit.ly/3UnhW6M to submit your proposal. Read more at https://bit.ly/3OU3l1S

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