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For decades, scholars from the Global North have written the disability script from their own perspective, writing it for persons with
disabilities and for disability scholarship in the Global South. A mould has been broken and African scholars have now begun re-writing the script from their own perspectives and from the Global South’s perspective. Using Decolonial Theory and the systematic review method, the paper is based on the work of Professor Tsitsi Chataika, which has impacted disability scholarship from an African context and from the Global South at large. The work contributes extensively to disability scholarship in terms of disability conception,
disability theory, disability policy and inclusion of persons with disabilities in society and of students with disabilities in higher education in African countries. The scholar shifts the narrative from writing disability scholarship from the Global North to the South.

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Re-writing the Disability Script from the Global South: Tsitsi Chataika’s Contribution to Disability Studies Scholarship in Africa. (2024). The Thinker, 99(2), 64-74. https://doi.org/10.36615/46d7xx09

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