Recent Submissions

  • Developing Disability-Inclusive Higher Education Systems 

    Thompson, Stephen (DUZ Academic Publishers, 2020-01-01)
    It has been 25 years since the first issue of International Higher Education was published. By coincidence, it is also 25 years since the Salamanca Statement called on the international community to endorse the approach ...
  • Shaping Health Systems to Include People with Disabilities 

    Dean, Laura; Millington, Kerry A.; Thomson, Rachael; Tolhurst, Rachel (IDS, 2018-11)
    The Sustainable Development Goals and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities demands a shift in health system responses to chronic disease and disability, from the medical management and ...
  • Implications of Not Addressing Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Needs in Conflict Situations 

    Orrnert, Anna (IDS, 2019-04-30)
    This review examines the potential implications of not addressing mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) needs resulting from conflict throughout the life course, including on longer term mental and physical health, ...
  • Inclusive and Special Education Approaches in Developing Countries 

    Price, Roz (IDS, 2018-08-17)
    The aim of this review was to present the recent evidence on the effectiveness of inclusive and special education approaches in improving learning and behavioural outcomes, with a focus on developing countries, particularly ...
  • Disaster Preparedness to Reduce Anxiety and Post-Disaster Stress 

    Grant, Catherine (IDS, 2018-11-16)
    This report focuses on disaster mental health preparedness, which is a significant reduction method to protect individuals from detrimental psychological effects arising from disasters. Disasters are stressful events not ...
  • Implementing Inclusive Education 

    Schuelka, Matthew J. (IDS, 2018-08-29)
    This rapid review synthesises evidence and literatures on the key elements of successful implementation of inclusive education. This includes a clear concept and definition of inclusive education. Second element is concrete ...
  • Mainstreaming Disability and Making WASH Programmes Inclusive 

    Enfield, Sue (IDS, 2018-10-15)
    This rapid review synthesises evidence and literatures on approaches that have worked in mainstreaming the disability agenda in WASH programming. It begins by exploring the overview of approaches to including disabled ...
  • Mental health and Psychosocial Support and Social and Emotional Learning support for Learning Outcomes in Conflict-Affected Settings 

    Gallagher, Emma (IDS, 2018-10-23)
    This rapid review synthesises findings on the importance of provision of mental health and psychosocial support interventions (MHPSS) and social and emotional learning (SEL) support for protecting or promoting the general ...
  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Syria 

    Bolton, Laura (IDS, 2018-09-10)
    This report provides an annotated bibliography of studies relating to the Syrian crisis since 2012 on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) needs, including those relating to children and adolescents. The rapid ...
  • The Current Situation of Persons with Disabilities in Jordan 

    Thompson, Stephen (IDS, 2018-08-03)
    This helpdesk research report presents recent data on the state of persons with disabilities (PWD) in Jordan, including data on access to basic services; the political, social, cultural, and economic context for persons ...
  • Scaling Up Inclusive Approaches for Marginalised and Vulnerable People 

    Carter, Becky; Joshi, Anu; Remme, Michelle (IDS, 2018-07)
    This rapid review summarises the evidence on how to scale up inclusive approaches to complex social change. It looks at how to design scalable inclusive change interventions, as well as how to plan and manage the scale-up ...
  • Syrian Refugee Women, Girls, and People with Disabilities in Turkey 

    Rohwerder, Brigitte (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-07-05)
    Turkey hosts the largest number of Syrian refugees, almost half of whom are women and girls. This rapid review looks at available evidence on how Syrian refugee women, girls, and people with disabilities have been affected ...
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights of Persons With Disabilities 

    Oosterhoff, Pauline (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-07-19)
    The World Health Organization estimates that 15 per cent of the world’s population have a disability and that a higher prevalence of disability occurs among people in lower-income countries. Persons with disabilities can ...
  • Situation of Persons with Disabilities in Lebanon 

    Combaz, Émilie (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-07-15)
    This Helpdesk report provides a situational analysis of people with disabilities in Lebanon. The report is organised as follows; section 2 summarises the state of knowledge and highlights key gaps; section 3 presents data ...
  • Psychosocial Disabilities in the Middle East 

    Bolton, Laura (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-05-30)
    Where the term psychosocial disability was used in the literature it often was not defined. Among experts some felt it wasn’t an important distinction, one said it was a term rarely used in the field and a few agreed a ...
  • Mobile Technology and Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities 

    Thompson, Stephen (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-05)
    This K4D Emerging Issues report highlights research and emerging evidence that show how mobile-enabled services can help increase inclusion of persons with disabilities. The aim is to provide DFID policy-makers with the ...
  • Strengthening Participation of People with Disabilities in Leadership Roles in Developing Countries 

    Price, Roz (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-05-04)
    People with disabilities have often been excluded from playing an active part and leadership roles in the political and social life in their own countries. There remain serious gaps in the literature on successful strategies ...
  • Disability Stigma in Developing Countries 

    Rohwerder, Brigitte (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-05-09)
    Across the world stereotypes, prejudice, and stigma contribute to the discrimination and exclusion experienced by people with disabilities and their families in all aspects of their lives. This rapid review looks at available ...
  • Mapping the Organisations that Address Disability Issues in North Africa 

    Quak, Evert-jan; Rohwerder, Brigitte (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-04-11)
    The available evidence on disability in North Africa suggests that people with disabilities are doing less well in comparison to people without disabilities because of factors including marginalisation, stigma, lack of ...
  • Disability in North Africa 

    Rohwerder, Brigitte (Institute of Development Studies, 2018-04-11)
    While there is not a clear picture of disability in North Africa, the available evidence suggests that people with disabilities are doing less well in comparison to people without disabilities as a result of factors including ...

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