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Journal of Disability Policy Studies

Journal of Disability Policy Studies

eISSN: 15384802 | ISSN: 10442073 | Current volume: 35 | Current issue: 1 Frequency: Quarterly

Addresses compelling variable issues in ethics, policy and law related to individuals with disabilities. Regular features include "From My Perspective," which discusses issues confronting a particular disability discipline or area, and "Point/Counterpoint" which addresses timely ethical issues affecting individuals with disabilities.

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The Journal of Disability Policy Studies addresses compelling, variable issues in ethics, policy, and law related to individuals with disabilities. A major focus is quantitative and qualitative policy research. Articles have implications in fields such as education, law, sociology, public health, family studies, medicine, social work, and public administration. Occasional special series discuss current problems or areas needing more in-depth research, for example, disability and aging, policy concerning families of children with disabilities, oppression and disability, school violence policies and interventions, and systems change in supporting individuals with disabilities.

Mitchell Yell University of South Carolina, USA
James G. Shriner University of Illinois, USA
Associate Editors
David E. Barrett Clemson University, USA
Nicholas A. Gage University of Florida, USA
Gerda Kumpiene Glenville State College, USA
Consulting Editors
R. Allan Allday University of South Alabama, USA
Kate Ascetta University of South Carolina, USA
Atikah Bagawan Michigan State University, USA
Paul M. A. Baker Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Sarah L. Ballard Illinois State University, USA
David Bateman American Institutes of Research, USA
Cynthia Baughan Anderson University, USA
M. Renee Bradley U.S. Office of Special Education Programs, USA
Kevin P. Brady University of Arkansas, USA
Meghan Burke Vanderbilt University, USA
Alex Chambers University of North Carolina-Wilmington, USA
Paula Chan Cleveland State University, USA
Elizabeth Charron Clemson University, USA
Li-Ju Chen Chang Gung University
Laura Chezan Old Dominion University, USA
Hyun-jeong Cho University of Kansas, USA
Vivian Correa University of North Carolina-Charlotte, USA
Michael Couvillon Drake University, USA
Jean Crockett University of Florida, USA
Eleni Didaskalou University of Thessaly, Greece
Cynthia Dieterich Baldwin Wallace University, USA
Susan K. Etscheidt University of Northern Iowa, USA
Iddo Gal, Ph.D University of Haifa, Israel
Rahul Ganguly Charles Sturt University, Australia
Tracy Gershwin University of Northern Colorado, USA
Genevieve Graaf University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Beth Handler University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA
Kelly Henderson George Mason University, USA
Rebecca Smith Hill University of South Carolina, USA
Denise Hoffman Mathematica Policy Research, USA
Daniel Holland The Neurobehavior Center of Minnesota, USA
Debra Holzberg University of North Carolina-Greensboro, USA
Todd Honeycutt Mathematica Policy Research, USA
Shari Hopkins Western Oregon University, USA
Sarah Hurwitz Indiana University, USA
Tiina Itkonen California State University Channel Islands, USA
Song Ju Texas A&M University, USA
Antonis Katsiyannis Clemson University, USA
Jae Kennedy Washington State University, Spokane, USA
Leena Jo Landmark Sam Houston State University, USA
Jennifer Lesh Lynn University, USA
Timothy J. Lewis University of Missouri, USA
Yi-Fan Li Texas A&M University, USA
Gina Livermore Mathematica Policy Research, USA
K. Alisa Lowrey University of Southern Mississippi, USA
David Mank Indiana University, USA
Andy Markelz Ball State University, USA
Valerie Mazzotti University of Kansas, USA
Anjali Misra SUNY at Potsdam, USA
David Mitchell University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Vickie Mitchell Sam Houston State University, USA
Sophie Mitra Fordham University, USA
Nancy R. Mudrick Syracuse University, USA
Sarah Nagro George Mason University, USA
Shelly L. Neilsen Gatti University of St. Thomas, USA
Insoo Oh Ewha Womans University, South Korea
Jamie Pearson North Carolina State University, USA
Anthony Plotner University of South Carolina, USA
Angela M. Prince Iowa State University, USA
Chad A. Rose University of Missouri, USA
Dawn Rowe East Tennessee State University, USA
Mark Samudre University of Kentucky, USA
Richard K. Scotch University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Karrie A. Shogren University of Kansas, USA
Gregory W. Smith University of Southern Mississippi, USA
David Stapleton Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Chelsea Stinnett University of South Carolina, USA
Natasha Strassfeld University of Texas - Austin, USA
Martha L. Thurlow University of Minnesota–Minneapolis
Jason C. Travers Temple University, USA
Andrea L. Vick University of Toronto, Canada
Charle B. Walters University of Maryland, USA
Jade Wexler University of Maryland- College Park
Denise Whitford Purdue University, USA
Kendra Williams-Diehm University of Oklahoma, USA
Elizabeth Wood Washington State University, USA
Sheng Xu Chongqing Normal University, China
Juhye Yook Korea Nazarene University, South Korea
Wen Zeng University of South Carolina, USA
Dake Zhang Rutgers University, USA
Dalun Zhang Texas A&M University, USA
Perry A. Zirkel Lehigh University, USA
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    Dr. Mitchell Yell
    University of South Carolina
    Department of Educational Studies
    Wardlaw 235G
    Columbia, South Carolina 29208
    Fax: 803.777.2824

    Dr. James Shriner
    University of Illinois
    Department of Special Education
    1310 S. Sixth Street, Room 288
    Champaign, IL 61820

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