Below are resources on the topic of Disabilities.

  • Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities– collection of manuscripts on topics surrounding leisure benefits and therapeutic recreation interventions for individuals living with different diagnoses such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, behavioural disorders, and learning disabilities.
  • Physical Disabilities– articles focusing on how leisure and recreation impact individuals living with a physical disability, spinal cord injury, and traumatic or acquired brain injury and how therapeutic recreation can improve mental and physical well-being through various programming and interventions.
  • Disability & Society– publishes articles surrounding policy changes for the inclusion of individuals with disabilities living in the community.  The journal offers manuscripts on community care and inclusion practices for individuals living with disabilities.
  • International Journal of Developmental Disabilities– publishes international, peer-reviewed articles covering a wide range of interventions and practice models for helping individuals living with or those caring for individuals living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Journal on Developmental Disabilities– is an Ontario-based publication working towards making Ontario an inclusive environment for individuals living with a developmental disability.  As well, this journal offers new and innovative best practice models for educators and practitioners working in this field.
  • Journal of Disability & Religion– publishes both academic manuscripts and reflective articles on the relationship between faith and disability.  These articles provide a theoretical and practical grounding for practice in spirituality and ways to foster inclusive relationships between individuals and their spiritual community.
  • Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders– peer-reviewed journal that publishes manuscripts focusing on best practice methods for those working with individuals living with ASD and how to mediate challenges faced by those with ASD.