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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

1. Paper Size and Margins

Articles must be typed in A4 size paper and use 1-inch margin on all of sides of each page. The length of the paper is 10 – 15 pages including content, tables, and Figures/Illustrations.

2. Title, Heading, and Subheading

2.1 Title should be in bold type, in 20-point TH SarabunPSK

2.2 Author name should use 18-point TH SarabunPSK

2.3 Affiliation (If applicable) and E-mail use 16-point TH SarabunPSK

Please write Title, Author name, Affiliation, and E-mail in both Thai and English above Thai and English Abstract.

3. Front size and type

3.1 For article written in Thai use TH SarabunPSK front (16 pts) and use Arabic numerals, and typed single space throughout the article. Similarity to Thai article, Vocabularies written in English and English Abstracted must use TH SarabunPSK front (16 pts).

3.2 For article written in English use Times New Roman (12 pts) and use Arabic numerals, and typed single space throughout the article.

4. Abstract

For both Abstract written in Thai and English, the heading “บทคัดย่อ” and “Abstract” should be aligned to the left and the content should not exceed 250 words or half A4 page. keywords are up to 3 -5 words.

The content of Abstract written in Thai and English should be equivalent.

5. Full text

5.1 Research Articles - The elements of structure are required including

1. Background and Significance of the Study

2. Purpose of the Study

3. Definition of Terms

4. Research Conceptual Framework

5. Research Methodology Population and sample, Research measurement and developing measurement, The data collection process, and Data analysis

6. Results

7. Discussion

8. Recommendation

9. Acknowledgment (If applicable)

10. References

5.2 Academic Articles - The elements of structure are required including

1. Introduction

2. Body

3. Conclusion

4. Acknowledgment (If applicable)

5. References


6. The Journal uses American Psychological Association style 7th Edition for in texted citation and references. All in texted citation and references must written and translated in English.

7. For table, the caption and number always appear above the table and align to the left. All tables must use Horizontal line.

8. For Figures/Illustrations must be centered and the caption and number always appear below the Figures/Illustrations.

9. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.

10. The text, content, Figures/Illustrations, and tables published in the article are the authors’ full responsibility and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Editor-in-Chief, Editorial Board and Ratchasuda Institute Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University.

11. The Journal reserves the right to edit and accept the article for publication respectively due to appropriateness of the evaluation based on a peer-review system and journal criteria.

Submission Guidelines

1. Types of article

1.1 Research Article

1.2 Academic Article


2. The Scope of the articles

Journal’s scopes contain the topics related to promotion, rehabilitation, treatment, education, vocational training, and research of people with disabilities and others as follows;

2.1 Types of disability (Ministry of Education Announcement B.E.2552, 2009)

2.1.1 Visual Impairment

- The Blind

- Low vision


2.1.2 Hearing Impairment

- Deaf

- Hard of hearing


2.1.3 Mental Impairment


2.1.4 Physical or Health-related Impairment

- Neurological Impairment

- Musculoskeletal Disorders

- Congenital Disease

- Other diseases


2.1.5 Learning Disabilities


2.1.6 Speech and Language Disorders


2.1.7 Emotional and Behavioral Disorders


2.1.8 Autism


2.1.9 Multiple Disabilities


2.2 Others such as


2.2.1 Elderly


2.2.2 Disadvantaged/ Abandoned


2.2.3 Abused


2..2.4 Premature Infant


Peer-Review Process

1. All submitted articles are reviewed and considered initially by the editor in terms of aim and scope, article format and language used.

2. The articles that meet the standard of the journal and fit within its aims and scope, are sent out to at least three peer-reviewers that expertise within topic area of the article.

3. Suggestions and comments from editor and peer-reviews are collected by the journal and send to the author for revision consideration.

4. The author consider to revise the article and are requested to send the revised article back to the journal.

5. The editor consider the feedback from peer reviews and the revision from the author, then will make a final decision. If the article get acceptance, the journal will send the acceptance letter to the author and Proofs are prepared (journal format and style). However, if the article get rejection, the journal will inform to the author along with clarification.


Make a Submission (Download Files)

Authors are welcome to submit article at anytime via online submission please see the detail below;

1. Preparation the article, please see the details from คำแนะนำสำหรับผู้เขียนบทความ_วารสารสถาบันราชสุดาเพื่อการวิจัยและพัฒนาคนพิการ

2. Preparation the submission form, please see the details from here แบบเสนอบทความเพื่อตีพิมพ์ (ใหม่)_วารสารสถาบันราชสุดาเพื่อการวิจัยและพัฒนาคนพิการ

To publish in Journal of Ratchasuda Institute for Research and Development of Persons with Disabilities, authors are required to pay publication fee, please see the details from Publication Fee

3. Please submit the submission form and article file in doc/docx and PDF document file to Make a Submission

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