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Volume 12, Issues 2 & 3 of the RDS Journal are Now Available!

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This special issue of The Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal (RDS) features eight original articles that analyze how disability and aging appear within research and policy in Canada, the United States, Australia and Switzerland. The articles in this international collection use interdisciplinary perspectives to explore the relationship between disability and aging in its complexity. They expose and challenge age and disability related myths and misconceptions and reconsider why global population matters.


Volume 12 Issue 3 | Table of Contents


Old and Disabled - Disabled and Old

Megan Conway, PhD, Associate Editor for Research and Essays



Disability and Aging: International Perspectives

Katie Aubrecht, PhD, Forum Editor, Tamara, PhD, Author


Research Articles

Aging and Disability: The Paradoxical Positions of the Chronological Life Course

Amanda Grenier, Meredith Griffin, Colleen McGrath

Securing Personal Input From Individuals Aging with Intellectual Disability: Do Differing Methodologies Produce Equivalent Information?

Stuart Wark, Miranda Cannon-Vanry, Marie Knox, Marie Pamenter, Rafat Hussain, Matthew Janicki, Chez Leggatt-Cook, Meaghan Edwards, Trevor Parmenter.

To Include or Not to Include Them? Realities, Challenges and Resistance to the Participation of People with Disabilities in Senior's Organizations

Emile Raymond and Nadine Lacroix

Compulsory Youthfulness: Intersections of Ableism and Ageism in "Successful Aging" Discourses

Hailee M. Gibbons

Coverage of Aging Well of Individuals Aging with a Disability in Canadian Newspapers: A Content Analysis

Gregor Wolbring and Bushra Abdullah

"My Body Feels Old": Seniors' Discursive Constructions of Aging-as-Disabling

Yvonne R. Teems

'No Longer Disabled' - Reflections on a Transitional Process Between Disability and Aging in Switzerland

Francesca Rickli

The Becoming Subject of Dementia

Katie Aubrecht and Janice Keefe


Notes From the Field

Working Group: "Reframing Interventions in Mathematics Education: Critical Perspectives
James Sheldon


Disability Studies Dissertation Abstracts



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