Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development (DCID)

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Bangalore 560 011


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Disability, CBR and Inclusive Development aims to enhance knowledge in the field of disability, addressing the needs of practitioners in the field (particularly those from developing countries), policy makers, disabled persons’ organisations and the scientific community. The journal encourages publication of information that is evidence-based, to improve current knowledge and programme implementation, and will be openly and freely accessible to all readers.

Disability, CBR and Inclusive Development focuses on the following themes, with emphasis on perspectives from developing countries:

Community-based rehabilitation
Inclusive education
Women with disabilities
Inclusive development
Human rights and self-advocacy
Role of Disabled Persons’ Organisations (DPOs)
Policy and legislation related to disability issues
Health-related rehabilitation and outcomes - perspectives from developing countries
Assistive devices - perspectives from developing countries
Accessibility (including inclusive design)
Disability and HIV/AIDS/reproductive health
Disability and conflict
Disability and emergencies

Articles are published under the following sections:

Peer-reviewed original research articles (empirical or theoretical), upto 4,000 words excluding abstract, tables, and references.
Peer-reviewed in-depth reviews, upto 5,000 words excluding abstract, tables, and references.
Peer-reviewed brief reports, 2,000 to 2,500 words excluding abstract, tables, and references.
Case studies, 1500 to 2000 words inclusive
Experiential, first person accounts, 2,000 to 2,500 words inclusive.
Letters to the Editor, 1,000 to 1,500 words inclusive.

Regional Focus