Taylor & Francis Celebrates Disability Pride Month 2023

Taylor & Francis is excited to celebrate Disability Pride Month in the month of June 2023. To celebrate Disability Pride Month, we have collated a series of relevant research, articles, and journals all focused on human rights, discrimination, human development, special education, developmental disabilities, and coping strategies.

Read featured articles from our authors; Chris R. Surfus, Caroline Mills, Andy Smidt & Roxanna N. Pebdani, and more!

Explore Disability research from Taylor & Francis journals below. All articles will be available to read with free access until December 31, 2023.

Free to access Disability Pride Research

For the first time ever, the United States Census Bureau began collecting data on the LGBT community with Phase 3.2 of the Household Pulse Survey. The Household Pulse Survey assesses how residents of the United States are doing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mental ill health and sensory processing difficulties often limit participation in everyday life for adults with neurodevelopmental disabilities. Interventions using technology such as virtual reality (VR) are increasingly accessible and may mitigate these difficulties.

The prospects for attaining well-being do not appear to be improving for most persons with Autism. We believe it is essential to understand the obstacles preventing persons from experiencing life satisfaction and optimism for the future.

It is estimated that approximately 97 million people in the world have complex communication needs and may benefit from alternative and augmentative communication (AAC). Although AAC is considered an evidenced-based intervention, device abandonment remains common, and researchers have attempted to analyze the causes of people abandoning devices.

Best-practice in audiological rehabilitation takes a holistic client- and family-centred approach and considers hearing care in the context of personal well-being. Hearing loss not only impairs the ability to hear, but can also compromise the ability to communicate, thus negatively impacting both social and emotional well-being.

This scoping review brings together existing studies on the use of cats in animal-assisted interventions, as assistance animals and as companion animals for autistic people. A systematic search across PubMed, CINAHL and Scopus in September 2022 identified 13 articles from 12 studies meeting the selection criteria with analysis revealing two key findings, cat-assisted therapeutic interventions, and cats as companion animals. 

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In honor of Disability Pride Month, we would like to highlight our personal focus to promote inclusivity, equality, and respect for members of the disability community both in the academic workspace and spaces of higher education.

Discover our Disability-Focused Journals

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