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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Disability inclusion in malaria services in western Tanzania: A rapid barrier analysis  
Elias C. Nyanza, Anthony Kapesa, Theresia Maduka, Monica T. Madullu
28 November 2023

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South African single mothers’ experiences of raising a child with a disability  
Siya Mbanjwa, Clare Harvey
17 November 2023

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A (mis)guidance of disabled youth: Post-secondary schooling transition experiences in South Africa  
Armand Bam, Samantha Kriger, Zelda Cottle
14 November 2023

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Feeding children with autism in South Africa: The teachers’ perspectives  
Skye N. Adams, Nthabiseng Matsimela
02 November 2023

Reviewer Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement to reviewers  
Editoial Office
20 October 2023

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Functioning among persons with lower limb amputation with or without prostheses in Rwanda  
Robert Ngarambe, Jean Baptiste Sagahutu, Assuman Nuhu, David K. Tumusiime
17 October 2023

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Developing a psychoeducational programme for caregivers of people with intellectual disability  
Bonita K. Gordon, Nontembeko J. Bila
22 September 2023

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Evaluation of a stroke rehabilitation training programme for community-based primary healthcare  
Elsje Scheffler, Robert Mash
08 September 2023

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Availability and use of assistive technologies at selected South African public libraries  
Takalani M.M. Mamafha, Patrick Ngulube, Luyanda Dube, Sindile A. Ngubane
31 August 2023

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A study of inclusive education provision in Zambia: Curriculum reform  
Mbulaheni O. Maguvhe, Allan Mutambo
31 July 2023
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