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CBR Research as Part of Community Development

Over the past 25 years, many developing countries have initiated CBR projects.  Articles on CBR have been published in international journals indicating that CBR has become an accepted approach in supporting people with disabilities, in their own community.  Exploration of these articles indicates that the research base for this assumption …

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Disability and Social Change: A South African Agenda

CBR has been implemented for a number of years now. What progress are we making? A South African Study explores challenges in regard to CBR implementation read more

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Understanding Community Based Rehabilitation in South Africa

Unlike other conventional rehabilitation programmes, which tend to be mainly medical and institutional, CBR is categorically based within a community development framework. The strategy of CBR places equal emphasis on inclusion, equality and socio-economic development as well as rehabilitation of all people with disabilities, a study by Create (2015) notes… …

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2 nd CBR World Congress

In 2016, the 2nd CBR World Congress held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia observed that there is growing need to  recognise the potential of CBR as a key bottom-up strategy to support countries to achieve their development goals by building an inclusive world. As such, several recommendations were made one of …

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