International Journal of
Sociology and Anthropology

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Sociol. Anthropol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-988X
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJSA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 317

Full Length Research Paper

The plight of people with disabilities and children with cerebral palsy: The role of social work and multi-disciplinary approach

John Obakeng Keforilwe
  • John Obakeng Keforilwe
  • Social Worker, Department of Social Development, Moses Kotane District, RSA, South Africa.
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Elizabeth Ivy Smit
  • Elizabeth Ivy Smit
  • Social Worker, Department of Social Development, Moses Kotane District, RSA, South Africa.
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  •  Received: 20 June 2021
  •  Published: 31 July 2021


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