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International Journal of Developmental Disabilities

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United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 20473877, 20473869
Publisher: Maney Publishing
History: 2012-ongoing
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The IJDD publishes scientific articles on work dealing with different approaches to the habilitation problems of people with an intellectual disability. The Journal covers the entire spectrum of intellectual disabilities, and is concerned with definitions, IQ, genetic predisposition, evaluation of abilities, learning interventions, challenging behaviour, medication, attitudes to death and bereavement, sexuality, legal aspects, WHO, NICE and other governmental guidelines, care in the community, advocacy, stress and coping strategies for families and carers - though this is not an exhaustive list. The unifying theme is that all of these aspects should be of practical help for those with intellectual disabilities or those caring for persons with intellectual disabilities. Emphasis is placed on the practical implications of the work of educationists, instructors, nurses, occupational and other therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers, whether taking place in a hospital setting or in community care. The Journal accepts contributions from anywhere in the world but they must be written in acceptable and fluent English, avoiding technical jargon as far as possible in view of the wide readership. The IJDD puts much emphasis on the practical application of scientific findings, and prospective contributors should keep in mind that acceptance of a manuscript for publication will depend to a great extent on its direct relevance to habilitation work. Readers of the IJDD expect that articles should give them some scientific help and insight in their practical work.

International Journal of Developmental Disabilities

Impact Factor Trend 2000 - 2018 / 2019
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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International Journal of Developmental Disabilities

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 0.528
  • 2017 Impact Factor 0.537
  • 2016 Impact Factor 0.529
  • 2015 Impact Factor 0.410
  • 2014 Impact Factor 0.645
  • 2013 Impact Factor 0.345
  • 2012 Impact Factor 0.179
  • 2011 Impact Factor 0.385
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.381
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.333
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.192
  • 2007 Impact Factor 0.400
  • 2006 Impact Factor 0.250
  • 2005 Impact Factor 0.296
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.375
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.348
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.609
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.385
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.071
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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International Journal of Developmental Disabilities


The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


International Journal of Developmental Disabilities

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.