ISDS is an independent research centre in Nigeria that offers courses, research and consultancy in intellectual and developmental disabilities, learning difficulties, mental health and more. We host the International Conference on Disabilities in Africa (ICDA) and the African Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AJIDD)
We offer online courses for individuals, as well as tailor-made courses for organisations looking to improve the capacity of their staff in the area of intellectual and developmental disability, accessibility and inclusion.
The International Conference on Disabilities in Africa (ICDA) is the flagship conference organised by the International School of Disability Studies (ISDS) every two years, bringing together researchers, academics, policy-makers and stakeholders from across Africa to present findings and best practices across the disability sector.
Missed our conference or webinar? No need to worry. Now you can watch recordings of presentations at your own convenience via ISDS On-Demand, our online media archive.
At ISDS, we have an experienced and strategic international coalition of disability and social inclusion academics, clinicians, and psychiatrists, who collaboratively or individually work on different disability-related projects in line with the School’s objectives. ISDS has worked on research and consultancy projects for several organisations including: