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Disability and Technology




Murangira A. and Nakawungu L. Children know your rights. Based on the Uganda Persons with Disabilities Act of 2006. Kampala: Enabled International Ltd.

Articles/ Chapters in Books


Rickli, Francesca. "'No Longer Disabled'–Reflections on a Transitional Process Between Disability and Aging in Switzerland." Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal 12, 2 & 3 (2016).


Muyinda H. and Whyte S. R. "Displacement, mobility and poverty in northern Uganda." In Disability and Poverty: A Global Challenge, edited by Arne H. Eide and Benedicte Ingstad, 119-136. London: The Policy Press.


Mwendwa T. N., Murangira A., and Lang R. "Mainstreaming the Rights of People with Disabilities in the National Development Frameworks." Journal of International Development 21(5):662-672.


Nkwangu R. "Sign language and community based rehabilitation (CBR)." In CBR: inclusive policy development and implementation, edited by Sally Hartley and Joan Okune, 214-231. Norwich: University of East Anglia.


Whyte S. R. and Muyinda H.. "Wheels and New Legs: Mobilization in Uganda." In Disability in Local and Global Worlds, edited by Benedicte Ingstad and Susan R. Whyte, 287-310. London: University of California Press.


Whyte S. R. and Muyinda H. "Finding People Where They Live: The View From A Tricycle In Busia." In CBR: a participatory strategy in Africa, edited by Sally Hartley, 127-136. London: Centre for International Child Health, University College London.


Muyinda H. and Barton T. "Assessment of health risks in vulnerable populations: Indicators of selective non-investment by Ugandan families in physically disabled rural children." In Children at Risk: Selected Papers, edited by K. Ekberg and P.E. Mjaavatn. Trondheim, Norway: The Norwegian Center for Child Research, University of Trondheim.

Online Publications


Murangira A. "The State of Services for Deaf and Deafblind People in Uganda." Kampala: Enabled International.


Lang R. and Murangira A. "Disability Scoping Study." Kampala: DFID. Pdf.



Muyinda, Herbert. "Limbs and Lives: Disability, Violent Conflict and Embodied Sociality in Northern Uganda." PhD dissertation, University of Copenhagen.

M.A. Theses


Kriese, Ramona. "Omusujja or ‘The Fever that Goes to the Brain’ – A Local Concept of Febrile Childhood Illnesses Leading to Disability, and the Negotiation of Diagnoses and Respective Treatments by Kin Therapy Managing Groups. Cases from Central Uganda Considered." M.A. thesis, University of Zurich.

Schwere, Raphael. "Appropriation of Assistive Technology for People with Mobility Disabilities in Kampala along an Itinerary of Socio-Technical Transformations" M.A. thesis, University of Zurich.


Schuler, Marie. "‘Out of the Shadows?’ – On the Pragmatics of Dealing with Epilepsy and the Impact of Sensitization in Kabale, Uganda." M.A. thesis, University of Zurich.


Bavuma, Rehema Namaganda. "Access to water for persons with mobility disabilities in Uganda." M.A. thesis, Makerere University.

Murangira, Ambrose. "Social-Cultural Aspects of Communication for Medical Care Among Persons with Hearing Difficulties in Mbarara District." M.A. thesis, Makerere University.

Namatovu, Mary Achilles. "An Analysis of the Rehabilitation Process of Soldiers with Disabilities: A Case Study of Mubende Uganda People’s Defence Forces Rehabilitation Centre." M.A. thesis, Makerere University.

Nkwangu, Robert. "The Enrolment of Children with Disabilities to the Rehabilitation Programs of Non-Government Organizations in Masaka District." M.A. thesis, Makerere University.


Rickli, Francesca. "'Deaf People Use Them as Decorations'. Hearing Differently and Use of Hearing Aids in Jinja & Kampala, Uganda." M.A. thesis, University of Zurich.

B.A. Theses


Kriese, Ramona. "Give them wheelchairs, and they will be alright: The use of mobility devices by children with movement impairments in rural Uganda - With a special view on accessing primary education." B.A. thesis, University of Zurich.

Schwere, Raphael. "Third Legs and Embodied Tricycles. People with Mobility Disabilities’ Experiences with Assistive Technologies in Kampala, Uganda." B.A. thesis, University of Zurich.


Murangira, Ambrose. "Coping up with Physical Disabilities in Higher Institutions of Learning: A case of Public Universities." B.A. thesis, Makerere University.

Theses are available on request. Please contact the respective author.