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AAIDD Journals

AAIDD journals are among the most highly regarded and cited in the disabilities literature. Scholarly and practice-oriented articles address trends, innovations, emerging issues, policy and planning, legislative efforts, and research.

Our flagship journal American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AJIDD) offers critical research in biological, behavioral, and educational sciences.

Our highly regarded journal Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) is dedicated to meeting the information needs of those who seek effective ways to offer services and care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The aim of Inclusion, AAIDD’s new ejournal, is to further research, policy, and practice related to promoting the full inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in all aspects and phases of life. 


AAIDD publishes high-quality, essential books for professionals and others in the disabilities field and related human services professions. Each title published by AAIDD was vetted as a best-in-class resource geared toward keeping working professionals and family member stay informed of the latest information trending in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. Download our latest publications catalog.

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We stock an extensive Bookstore Home where you can review our titles, find special discounts, create a wish list of books, and more.  

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We are interested in hearing from you! For book proposal submission guidelines, please visit our Author Center. To information on how to submit a book proposal, review our Book Proposal Guidelines.

AAIDD Book Translations 
AAIDD works with publishers worldwide to make books available in a variety of languages. Please send all queries on AAIDD translation rights to

AAIDD Newsletters

AAIDD also offers timely e-mail and online newsletters to keep our members informed of breaking news and developments:

Delivered by email on the 2nd  Monday of the month, this monthly eblast provides news and information about AAIDD resources, educational opportunities, and other activities.  Subscription is free and open to everyone; subscribe by clicking here.

Member Update  
Delivered by email every Thursday morning, this weekly eblast updates readers on time-sensitive professional development opportunities, such as conferences and webinars, job postings, calls for papers, and opportunities to join advisory committees and provide comments on federal initiatives.  To receive this communication every week, join AAIDD.

Field Notes  
Delivered by email the last Monday of every month, this monthly eblast promotes the translation of research to practice by providing a brief summary of approximately 10 studies recently published in peer reviewed journals with links to the original articles. To receive this communication every month, join AAIDD.


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