Print ISSN 2288-4289|Online ISSN 2671-6488


The Journal of Developmental Disabilities, or JDD (ISSN 2288-4289, eISSN 2671-6488), is Korea’s leading academic journal covering the convergent fields of Developmental Disabilities studies, special education, and interdisciplinary social sciences. The journal is double blind peer-reviewed, and published four times a year by The Korean Association on Developmental Disabilities (KADD). The journal also appears online, in full text and open access (eISSN: 2671-6488). The first issue of JDD was published in May 1997, and to date, it has provided KADD members and domestic and foreign researchers with an opportunity to share evidence-based research results. Since then, the journal has provided a forum for academics at all levels to contribute their research into an expanding network. Published quarterly, JDD has an annual volume of approximately 1,200 pages; circulation stands at 200 copies per issue. JDD is selected and registered in Korean Citation Index by the National Research Foundation of Korea (KCI: 2020∼present).

Launching : It has been published since 1996.

Frequency : It is published quarterly, March, June, September and December, by The Journal of Developmental Disabilities.

Subscriptions : An individual KADD member with this journal subscription costs KRW 30,000 per year. An institutional member with this journal subscription costs KRW 50,000 per year. Inquiries regarding subscriptions, applications for membership and other correspondence should be directed to:

The Korean Association on Developmental Disabilities, Woodangkwan #1704, 27, Gyeongdongdaehak-ro, Yangju-si, Gyeonggi-do, 11458, Republic of Korea

Email : kadd-shs@hanmail.net


Special rates for student, library, or lifetime members, as well as information about other official journals are available from the KADD office.

Copyright : The submission of a paper to this journal means that it has been neither published nor submitted for publication elsewhere. A Copyright Transfer Agreement is required before the publication of a paper in this journal.

Indexing : Articles published in this journal are indexed or abstracted in Korea Citation Index.

Availability of the full-text : Full-texts of papers in this journal can be accessed freely at the corner View-FullText in JKSMEA:ME.

The Korean Association on Developmental Disabilities was founded in 1996 and one of the main academic society of Developmental Disabilities and Developmental Disabilities Education in Korea.