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A collection of resouces for decision makers and advocates for disability rights worldwide.
  • "НАШЕ ПРАВО" - общественное движение инвалидов за свои права
    • "НАШЕ ПРАВО" - общественное движение инвалидов за свои права Russian
  • Главная Страница
    • Фонд Абилис является фондом, который был основан людьми с ограниченными возможностями в Финляндии в 1998 году. Целью Фонда является поддержка людей с ограниченными возможностями в развивающих странах. Russian.
  • Региональная общественная организация инвалидов
    • «Перспектива» сотрудничает более чем с 30 общественными организациями из российских регионов и стран СНГ. В результате совместной деятельности организаций у молодых инвалидов появилась возможность стать полноправными членами общества, повысилась информированность общества о людях с инвалидностью, успешно продвигаются инклюзивное образование и равный доступ к рынку труда, повышается эффективность работы организаций инвалидов. Russian
  • 「情報アクセス」関連 (Japanese)
    • DINFはバリアのない世界を目指し、日本国内だけではなく国際的な連携を基盤に情報を収集しています。 特に、ICT(情報コミュニケーション技術)による障害当事者の社会参加に焦点を当て、注目すべき重要なトピックをお伝えします。
  • إنّ مركز الحقوق الإنجابية
    • إنّ مركز الحقوق الإنجابية يستخدم القانون من أجل النهوض بالحرية الإنجابية كحق أساسي يتوجّب قانوناً على الدول كافةً أن تحميه وتحترمه وتكفله. (Arabic)
  • الرؤية 2020: الحق في الإبصار (Vision 2020)
    • الحق في الإبصار مبادرة عالمية تسعى إلى المساعدة للحد من العمى الممكن تفاديه ببداية عام 2020، مطلق من قبل التضامن بين منظمة الصحة العالمية و الوكالة الدولية لمكافحة العمى و بمشاركة ائتلاف من مؤسسات حكومية و جمعيات حكومية و غير حكومية معنية بعلاج أمراض العيون و مكافحة العمى و تأهيل ضعاف البصر.
  • 中国残疾人联合会 (China Disabled Persons' Federation)
    • 在中国残疾人联合会的宗旨是促进人道主义,保护残疾人的人权残疾人,确保他们平等参与社会生活,经济增长和社会发展,以及在物质和文化成果的平等贡献份额社会
  • 旧ホームページに掲載されている情報
    • DPI日本会議の旧ホームページに掲載されている情報コーナーです。順次、アクセシビリティ化・リニューアルをしていきますので、それまでは、こちらからご覧ください。(Japanese)
  • 视觉2020 (Vision 2020)
    • 视觉2020的使命是通过促进可持续的国家级眼保健项目的计划、发展、实施,在2020年以前消除可避免盲的主要成因。(Chinese)
  • A Fundação Abilis
    • A Fundação ABILIS é um fundo de desenvolvimento que foi estabelecido por pessoas portadoras de deficiências na Finlândia no ano de 1998. A sua missão é apoiar a capacitação das actividades organizadas por pessoas portadoras de deficiências no Sul Global (países em vias de desenvolvimento).
  • Abilis
    • This foundation offers small grants to projects initiated by disabled people's organizations in developing countries. Organizations should include people with disabilities in their leadership. Offers free on-line manuals in planning projects and writing grant proposals. Website can be read in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Russian, or Suomi.
  • Abilis-säätiö
    • ABILIS-säätiön perusti joukko suomalaisia vammaisvaikuttajia vuonna 1998. Säätiö tukee pääasiassa Suomen Ulkoasiainministeriön myöntämillä varoilla kehitysmaiden vammaisten ihmisten elämää eri tavoin parantavia pieniä projekteja. Yksi rahoitus on maksimissaan 10 000 euroa. Finnish Language.
  • About Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA)
    • The web site is about women with disabilities in Australia. It consists of history and other events relevant to women with disabilities in that country.
  • Access Tourism New Zealand
    • Access Tourism NZ provides news and views about tourism, travel, and leisure that is accessible to people with disabilities, seniors, and Baby Boomers who will experience increasing disability as they age. This blog was developed by Sandra Rhodda, director of Access Tourism New Zealand, and Research Programme leader of Access Tourism.
  • Action Network for the Disabled (ANDY)
    • ANDY is dedicated to achieving equality, inclusion and empowerment of youth with disability in Kenya. ANDY seeks to mainstream this group into all aspects of daily life.
  • Action on Disability and Development (ADD)
    • Supports disabled peoples organizations in Africa and Asia so they can actively promote the rights of all adults and children with disabilities to be fully included in society. Influences policy makers and development organizers to include the rights and needs of people with disabilities in all their work.
  • ADA Best Practices Tool Kit for State and Local Governments
    • This tool kit is designed to teach government officials how to identify and fix problems that prevent people with disabilities from gaining equal access to programs, services, and activities. It will also teach officials how to conduct accessibility surveys of their buildings and facilities.
  • Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD)
    • Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD) is a United States Government organization responsible for implementation of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000, known as the DD Act.
  • African Journal on Disability
    • The African Journal of Disability is a scholarly research journal that provides a forum for the exploration of issues and experiences relating to and supporting the act of better understanding the interfaces between disability, poverty, and practices of exclusion and marginalization through research learning and problem-based knowledge sharing across the African continent.
  • African Policy on Disability and Development
    • African Policy on Disability and Development aims to document and analyse the factors that contribute to realising the rights of people with disabilities, promote their health and well-being and release their economic potential, with government strategies aimed at poverty alleviation.
  • AIDS-Free World
    • AIDS-Free World is an international advocacy organization committed to speaking up with and for people affected by AIDS, and speaking out for more urgent and more effective global action in response to the crisis.
  • Ambrose Murangira: Leave No Youth Behind
    • This is the campaign Web site fore Ambrose Murangira, a deaf man in Uganda, who ran for District Youth Chair.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
    • Site about the Americans with Disabilities Act as well as ADA standards, software, enforcement and publications.
  • Asociación Iniciativas y Estudios Sociales (AIES)
    • AIES está orientada a propiciar una cultura respetuosa de la igualdad de oportunidades y trata de favorecer actitudes sociales antidiscriminatorias hacia las personas con diversidad funcional (discapacidad) y otros colectivos inmersos en procesos de exclusión social. Spanish (limited number of resources in English).
  • Association of Medical Professionals With Hearing Losses (AMPHL)
    • AMPHL provides information, promotes advocacy and mentorship, and creates a network for individuals with hearing loss interested in or working in health care fields in the United States.
  • Australian Human Rights Commission Disability Rights Page
    • The Australian Human Rights Commission's page on disability rights, including legislation, training manuals, and material related to Australia's implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Autismo Y Empatia
    • En este blog se intenta disipar mitos que por mucho tiempo existen sobre las personas en el espectro del autismo y la empatía. Encontrarán artículos escritos tanto por personas con autismo como de familiares amigos y profesionales, y otras personas que conocen que las personas con autismo pueden y sienten profunda empatía. Note that this is a Spanish sister site for the English site at http://www.autismandempathy.com/ which shares the same purpose of undoing the mistaken idea that autistic people necessarily lack empathy.
  • AXIS Dance Company
    • The AXIS Dance Company is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating and performing contemporary dance with collaboration of dancers with and without disabilities, teach dance & educate about collaboration and disability through community education & outreach programs and promote & support physically integrated dance locally, nationally, and internationally.
  • Bezev
    • Bezev is an education and information center that campaigns for the full inclusion of people with disabilities in the global fight on poverty. Has links to relevant publications. Their website, and linked publications are available in both English and German.
  • Braille Without Borders (German)
    • Das “Braille Ohne Grenzen „ Trainings-Zentrum ist ein Zentrum für Blinde, indem Kinder und Erwachsene auf ihr Leben in der Welt der Sehenden vorbereitet werden.
  • Braille Without Borders Dutch
    • Dit projekt heeft als doel blinde mensen op te leiden zodat ze in staat zijn om zichzelf in de maatschappij te integreren. Op deze pagina wordt het projekt in Tibet beschreven.
  • Canadian Human Rights Tribunal
    • The Tribunal was created by an Act of Parliament in 1977. The Canadian Human Rights Act states that all Canadians have the right to equality, equal opportunity, fair treatment, and an environment free of discrimination.In English and French.
  • Centar za samostalni život invalida Srbije (Center for Independent Living Serbia)
    • Centar radeći na promovisanju filozofije samostalnog života osoba sa invaliditetom i stvaranju uslova za njenu primenu u Srbiji. Centre works on promoting the philosophy of independent living of persons with disabilities and creating conditions for its implementation in Serbia. Website in Serbian and English.
  • Center for International Rehabilitation
    • The Center for International Rehabilitation (CIR) is an organization that develops research, education and advocacy programs to improve the lives of people with disabilities internationally. Their mission is to assist people with disabilities worldwide in achieving their full potential.
  • Center for Reproductive Rights
    • The Center for Reproductive Rights uses the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill. This site is available in English, Spanish, French, and Arabic.
  • Center on Human Policy
    • The Center on Human Policy (CHP) is a United States-based policy, research, and advocacy organization involved in the national movement to insure the rights of people with disabilities.
  • Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education
    • The Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education (CSIE) is an independent centre, set up in 1982, actively supporting inclusive education as a human right of every child. Their work is driven by a commitment to overcome barriers to learning and participation for all children and young people. Their activities include lobbying and campaigning, research, training, consultancy and dissemination of information.
  • Comisión Nacional de los Derechos Humanos: México
    • Esta organización del gobierno protege los derechos humanos en México, tal como se expresa en la Constitución.
  • Communication Matters
    • Communication Matters is an organization that promotes the individual’s right to participate in all aspects of life by using their most appropriate means of communication to express their thoughts, feelings, needs and desires.
  • Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) Forum
    • This is the web site for the CBR Forum. They play a proactive and promotional role in community-based rehabilitation of people with disabilities in India and in the inclusion of people with disabilities in community development programmes.
  • CRPD Implementation and Ratification Toolkits
    • Links to Disabled Peoples' International's CRPD Implementation and Ratification toolkits. In English, French and Spanish
  • Das Schweizer Team der Handicap International
    • Das Schweizer Team der Handicap International ist dafür verantwortlich, die von Schweizer Geldern finanzierten Projekte zu entwickeln, durchzuführen, zu verfolgen und zu kontrollieren. Das Genfer Büro ist das Bindeglied zwischen den Projekten vor Ort, den Geldgebern und den Spendern. Durch ihre geografische Nähe zur UNO und dem Roten Kreuz, spielt die Schweizer Sektion eine besondere Rolle im Kampf für die Anerkennung der Rechte von behinderten Menschen. German
  • Disability and the Global South (DGS) Journal
    • Disability and the Global South (DGS) is the first peer reviewed journal committed to publishing high quality work focused exclusively on all aspects of the disability experience in the global South. It provides an interdisciplinary platform prioritising material that is critical, challenging, and engaging from a range of epistemological perspectives and disciplines. In English and Spanish.
  • Disability Awareness in Action (DAA)
    • DAA is an international human rights network run by and for people with disabilities. Its efforts are particularly focused on people in developing countries. Has a briefing paper on disability and development; resource kits on topics such as organization building, fund raising, women with disabilities, and civil rights law.
  • Disability Knowledge
    • The mission of disAbilityknowledge.org is to support the development of the open society by promoting the dissemination of relevant disability related knowledge and providing e-Learning access points to disability studies. Available in Hungarian and English language.
  • Disability Laws in India
    • This Web site contains information about disability-related law and policy in India.
  • Disability Now
    • Disability Now, an English magazine, publishes stories about disability -related issues. The sections included are living, latest news, entertainment, working, newsletter, editor's blog, and "have your say".
  • Disability Rights International
    • Disability Rights International is committed to protecting the human rights and promoting the integration into society of people with disabilities. The organization has documented severe human rights abuses against people with disabilities in institutions around the world.
  • Disability Studies Course
    • Moodle course/forum on disability studies in Hungarian and English.
  • Disability, CBR and Inclusive Development
    • Disability, CBR and Inclusive Development (formerly Asia Pacific Disability Rehabilitation Journal) aims to publish evidence-based information to address needs of practitioners (particularly those from developing countries), policy makers, organisations of persons with disabilities and the scientific community.
  • Disabled Protection and Welfare Act - 1982, Nepal
    • अपाङ्ग समरक्छण तथा कल्यण ऐन २०३९ अपाङ्गता सम्बन्धी नेपालको पहिलो कानुन हो । अपाङ्गता भएका ब्यक्तीहरुको अधिकार सम्बन्धी महसन्धिको पक्छ राष्ट्र भएपस्चात हाल यो ऐन पुनर्लेखनको प्रकृयामा छ। Disability Protection and Welfare Act 1982 is the first disability focussed act in Nepal. Since Nepal is already the signatory to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, this act is on the process of rewrittin.
  • Disabled Women in Africa
    • Works to empower women with disabilities to lobby for their rights, raise their visibility in society, to mainstream gender policies and disability policies, and to network.
  • Disabled World
    • Disabled World provides free resources, information, and assistance. Read recent news and laws relating to disability issues worldwide or browse the Editorial Views and opinions in regards to health, health care, and news.
  • Discapacitados en Etiopía: Hacer que los Servicios Públicos Funcionen para los Pobres
    • Esta innovadora propuesta a cargo de la Federación Etíope de Personas con Discapacidades (EFDP, en sus siglas en inglés) para renovar las instalaciones sanitarias existentes y aprovechar el potencial económico de desempleados con discapacidades obtuvo en 2003 un premio en el Concurso de la Feria del Desarrollo (FD) del Banco Mundial. Spanish translation.
  • Dutch Coalition On Disability And Development (DCDD)
    • DCDD is a coalition in which persons and organisations operating in the field of disability, development cooperation, and service-provision are united.
  • e-Accessibility Policy Toolkit for Persons with Disabilities
    • This is a toolkit for policy makers implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, with specific references to accessibility and information and communication technology.
  • El Centro de Derechos Reproductivos
    • El Centro de Derechos Reproductivos utiliza herramientas legales para promover la autonomía reproductiva como un derecho humano fundamental que todos los gobiernos están legalmente obligados a proteger, respetar y garantizar. (Spanish)
  • El Comité Español de Representantes de Personas con Discapacidad
    • CERMI es la plataforma de representación, defensa y acción de los ciudadanos españoles con discapacidad, para avanzar en el reconocimiento de sus derechos. Promotes the human rights of people with disabilities in Spain. In Spanish and English.
  • ElectionAccess.org
    • ElectionAccess.org is a project by the International Foundation for Election Systems. They are dedicated to ensuring that all people receive their right to representation by developing technical assistance & support to governmental & nongovernmental organizations in relation to accessible elections.
  • E-MINE: The UN Mine Action Gateway
    • Mine Action entails more than removing landmines from the ground. It includes actions ranging from teaching people how to protect themselves from danger in a mine-affected environment to advocating for a mine-free world. The vision of the United Nations is a world free of the threat of landmines and explosive remnants of war, where individuals and communities live in a safe environment conducive to development and where the needs of victims are met.
  • Enabling Education Network
    • The Enabling Education Network is an inclusive education information-sharing network. They help a wide range of people access information and encourage critical thinking, innovation, and conversations on issues of inclusion, equity, and rights in education.
  • End the Cycle: Poverty and Disability
    • Provides information about the cycle of disability and poverty: disability increases the risk of poverty and the conditions of poverty increase the risk of disability. Offers lesson plans and personal stories for teaching primary school students about disability and poverty.
  • Equality and Human Rights Commission
    • The Equality and Human Rights Commission of Britain has a statutory remit to promote and monitor human rights and to protect, enforce, and promote equality across seven protected grounds - age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, sexual orientation, and gender reassignment.
  • European Network on Independent Living
    • The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) is a Europe-wide network of people with disabilities, with members throughout Europe. ENIL is a forum for all disabled people, Independent Living organisations and their non-disabled allies on the issues of Independent Living. ENIL represents the disability movement for human rights and social inclusion based on solidarity, peer support, deinstitutionalisation, democracy, self-representation, cross disability and self-determination. ENIL promotes equal opportunities for disabled people and fights against discrimination in Europe. ENIL addresses the under-representation of persons with extensive disabilities in European disability and social politics, as well as in mainstream society.
  • Everyone Counts
    • Everyone Counts believes that efficient, affordable and trusted elections should be available to voters, election officials and poll workers everywhere.
  • Family Health International - Arabic Language Version
    • شكلت الهيئة الدولية لصحة الاسرة فى عام ١٩٧١م ، وهي من اكبر المنظمات الدوليّة واكثرها شهرة بين المؤسسات التي لا تستهدف الربح والتي تنشط في المجال العالمي من اجل الصحة العامة ورسالتها تحسين حياة الناس في جميع انحاء العالم من خلال البحوث، والتعليم، والخدمات الصحية للاسرة.
  • Family Health International - Russian Language Version
    • В течение почти 30 лет основной целью FHI является укрепление потенциала партнёров в развивающихся странах по улучшению услуг и расширение выбора контрацептивов. Это достигается путём разработки новых контрацептивных методов, проведения научных исследований, учебных курсов и информационных программ.
  • FIA Guide for the Disabled Traveller
    • This website is from a project researching disability parking permits and card schemes around the world. This FIA Guide informs disability parking placard holders of the parking rules in 130 countries and federal states worldwide, and advises them if their placard may be used in the country / state they are visiting.
  • Forgotten Peace Builders
    • Promotes the participation and inclusion of women with disabilities in the peace building process after times of war.
  • Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments
    • GAATES brings together individuals and organizations dedicated to promoting accessibility of electronic and communication technologies and accessibility of the built environment for people with disabilities and older people.
  • Handicap International Belg
    • De Belgische sectie van Handicap International beheert momenteel projecten in 13 landen. Handicap International is een internationale organisatie die zich op het gebied van onbekwaamheid specialiseert. Niet-gouvernementeel, nietgodsdienstig, apolitiek en zonder winstbejag, werkt het naast gehandicapte mensen, wat ook de context is, die hen hulp biedt en ondersteunend hen in hun inspanningen onafhankelijk te worden. Dutch
  • Handicap International deutsche Sektion
    • Handicap International deutsche Sektion arbeitet seit 1998 mit einem Büro in München und ehrenamtlichen AktivistInnen an anderen Orten. Hier geht es vor allem um Lobby- und Sensibilisierungsarbeit zum Thema Behinderung in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und um die Kampagnen gegen Minen und Streubomben. German
  • Harvard Law School Project on Disability (HPOD)
    • HPOD works to promote the human rights of people with disabilities worldwide, empowers people to use the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to develop fully equitable societies, supports the development of disability civil society, informs innovative legislative and policy development, and provides legal advice and human rights training.
  • Health Promotion for Women with Disabilities Web Site
    • This site is designed to provide women with a disability with information about health promotion.
  • Humans Null and Void
    • This website presents the results of investigations into the chronic neglect and human rights violations of people with intellectual disabilities and psychosocial disabilities in institutions in Macedonia.
  • IDEA Partnership
    • The IDEA Partnership reflects the collaborative work of more than 50 national organizations, technical assistance providers, and organizations and agencies at state and local level. Together with the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), the Partner Organizations form a community with the potential to transform the way we work and improve outcomes for students and youth with disabilities.
  • Include Everybody: Disability and the MDGs
    • Provides a basic overview of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that international organizations use to guide their priorities in development work in developing countries. Discusses how the MDGs have historically excluded people with disabilities—and how MDG-related projects can be made more inclusive. The MDGs call upon governments and organizations to reduce hunger and disease, to put all children in primary school, to achieve gender equality, and more.
  • Including Samuel
    • Photojournalist Dan Habib has produced a video documentary about his efforts to ensure that his son, Samuel, who has cerebral palsy is fully included in school and in life. His film has been used to promote inclusive education and disability rights. This website does not have the full film but has some video clips and information as well as links to resources.
  • Inclusive Fitness Coalition
    • Works to facilitate the coordination of organizations and individuals in the United States to address the complexity of personal, social, cultural, political, and economic factors that influence the participation of people with disabilities in physical activity, fitness, sports, and recreation.
  • Independent Living Institute
    • The Independent Living Institute (ILI) is a policy development center specializing in consumer-driven policies for the self-determination, self-respect and dignity of people with disabilties.
  • Independent Living Research Utilization
    • The ILRU (Independent Living Research Utilization) program is a national center for information, training, research, and technical assistance in independent living in the United States. Its goal is to expand the body of knowledge in independent living and to improve utilization of results of research programs and demonstration projects in this field.
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Building the Legacy
    • This site was created to provide a "one-stop shop" for resources related to IDEA and its implementing regulations.
  • Instituto Nacional Para a Reabilitação
    • O INR, I.P. é um instituto público que est empenhada em garantia de igualdade de oportunidades, o combate à discriminação e a valorização das pessoas com deficiência, numa perspectiva de promoção dos seus direitos fundamentais.
  • International Digest of Health Legislation
    • International Digest of Health Legislation (IDHL) online database contains a selection of national and international health legislation. Texts of legislation are summarized in English or mentioned by their title.
  • International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication
    • ISAAC - the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication - works to improve the life of every child and adult with speech difficulties. It works to promote awareness of assistive technologies and alternative strategies for communication, such as talking boards, sign language, etc.
  • Japan National Assembly of Disabled People International (DPI)
    • The website consists of information about DPI and how it supports the development and acquisition of rights by persons with disabilities. すべての障害者の機会均等と障害者組織の発展と支援による権利の獲得 (Japanese)
  • Kinder-Website für Handicap International Deutschland
    • Kinder-Website für Handicap International Deutschland, German,
  • La Administración de Salud Mental y Abuso de Sustancias de los EE.UU.
    • La Administración de Salud Mental y Abuso de Sustancias (conocida como SAMHSA por sus siglas en inglés) es una agencia del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Sociales de los Estados Unidos que tiene como visión el desarrollo de una vida en la comunidad para todos.
  • Lebanese Physical Handicapped Union (LPHU) اتحاد المقعدين اللبنانيين
    • The Lebanese Physical Handicapped Union works to promote the human rights of people with disabilities as stipulated in international human rights treaties. Website in Arabic.
  • Libre Accesso AC
    • Trabajan para eliminar las barreras fisicas, social y culturales que afectan a las personas con discapacidad en Mexico y promover igualdad de oportunidades. SPANISH Works to eliminate physical, social, and cultural barriers that affect people with disabilities in Mexico and to promote equality of opportunity. ENGLISH
  • Light for the World
    • Light for the World is a European confederation of national development NGOs aiming at an inclusive society. We are committed to saving eyesight, improving the quality of life, and advocating for the rights of persons with disabilities in the underprivileged regions of our world.
  • Make Development Inclusive
    • This project contributes to the overall goal to mainstream disability in development cooperation policies of the European Union Member States, the European Commission, and European non-governmental organizations working in the fields of development cooperation and humanitarian aid.
  • Making It Work
    • Making it Work (MIW) is a global initiative to promote effective implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Supports research and advocacy projects at the local, national, and regional levels that promote inclusive policies in line with the CRPD. Explore its website for toolkits and a library of CRPD-related resources.
  • Making PRSP Inclusive
    • This website includes proposals and suggestions on how to include people with disabilities in national poverty reduction strategy papers. Also in French and Portuguese.
  • MindFreedom International
    • MindFreedom International is an independent nonprofit that unites groups to peacefully take action for human rights in the mental health system.
  • Mobility Equipment for the Needs of the Disabled (MEND)
    • MEND is a New Zealand-based organization that works with local organisations in developing countries to improve the mobility and independence of their disabled members.
  • Mobility International USA
    • Mobility International USA's exchange, leadership and development programs focus on people with disabilities taking their rightful place in the world community. Their goal is for those who follow to have a wider and easier path to achieving their human rights.
  • National Council on Disability (NCD)
    • NCD promotes policies, programs, practices, and procedures that guarantee equal opportunity for all individuals with disabilities and empowers them to achieve economic self-sufficiency, independent living, and inclusion and integration into all aspects of society.
  • National Disability Authority (NDA)
    • The NDA is the lead state agency in Ireland on disability issues, universal design, policy, and practice.
  • New Zealand Human Rights Commission
    • The New Zealand Human Rights Commission works for a fair, safe and just society, where diversity is valued and human rights are respected. This site includes resources on race relations, employment, and disability.
  • Newsletter, Position Papers, and Information Sheets from Advocacy for Inclusion
    • This page can lead you to the newsletter for the organization Advocacy for Inclusion, position papers, and information sheets. This organization is based in Australia.
  • Office for Disability Issues (ODI)
    • ODI is a cross-government organisation in the United Kingdom that works with government departments, people with disabilities and a wide range of external groups. They supports government departments in including people with disabilities.
  • Office of the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India
    • This office has been mandated to take steps to safeguard the rights of people with disabilities.
  • Organização dos Estados Americanos
    • A OEA utiliza uma estratégia quádrupla para implementar eficazmente esses objetivos essenciais. Os quatro pilares da Organização (democracia, direitos humanos, segurança e desenvolvimento) se apoiam mutuamente e estão transversalmente interligados por meio de uma estrutura que inclui diálogo político, inclusividade, cooperação, instrumentos jurídicos e mecanismos de acompanhamento, que fornecem à OEA as ferramentas para realizar eficazmente seu trabalho no hemisfério e maximizar os resultados.
  • Organización de los Estados Americanos
    • La Organización fue fundada con el objetivo de lograr en sus Estados Miembros, como lo estipula el Artículo 1 de la Carta, "un orden de paz y de justicia, fomentar su solidaridad, robustecer su colaboración y defender su soberanía, su integridad territorial y su independencia". The Organization was established in order to achieve among its member states—as stipulated in Article 1 of the Charter—"an order of peace and justice, to promote their solidarity, to strengthen their collaboration, and to defend their sovereignty, their territorial integrity, and their independence."
  • People First of New Zealand
    • People First New Zealand is a self advocacy organisation run by and for people with learning/intellectual disability. People First New Zealand is part of an international self advocacy movement.
  • Project: Possibility
    • Project:Possibility is a non-profit, community service organization. It is led by individuals of diverse backgrounds and skillsets that share a common goal: to make a powerful difference in the lives of persons with disabilities. The software that is created through this project is open source--made available in entirety to the world, free of charge. Our coding events reach students around the world. We've collaborated with universities across the US, Europe and Asia, spanning a dozen countries. Top computer science students learn how they can use programming to develop innovative software solutions that make a difference.
  • PsychRights Law Project fo Psychiatric Rights
    • The Law Project for Psychiatric Rights (PsychRights) is a public interest law firm whose mission is to mount a strategic legal campaign against forced psychiatric drugging and electroshock in the United States.
  • Reading Rights Coalition
    • Promotes the right of people with print disabilities (vision impairment, dyslexia, etc.) to purchase and read books in accessible formats.
  • Resource Centre For Rehabilitation and Development, Nepal
    • Resource Center for Rehabilitation and Development (RCRD) – Nepal is a national NGO working for the promotion and protection of the rights of children/persons with disabilities (C/PWDs). It has been working since 1997 as the national resource center on disability with its four key strategic objectives – Advocacy, Awareness, Information Sharing and Capacity Building. Sustain Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) and mainstreaming disability in development is the main focused agenda and strategy of RCRD to achieve a positive change and optimum independent living in the life of C/PWDs.
  • Richard Rieser Disability Equality
    • Disability Equality is the website of Richard Rieser, a disabled international equality trainer, consultant and teacher. The site contains resources on inclusive education and equality.
  • Section 508
    • This website is a consolidation of content from two legacy websites of the GSA Government-wide Section 508 Accessibility Program: the old Section508.gov and the former BuyAccessible.gov. It is intended to help you understand and fulfill Section 508 roles and responsibilities by providing information, tools, guidance and resources. In 1998, Congress amended the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to require Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology (EIT) accessible to people with disabilities.
  • See Me ...
    • "See Me" is Scotland's national campaign to end the stigma and discrimination against the mentally ill. It works to enhance the ability of people to challenge stigma and discrimination and to improve media reporting of mental ill health.
  • Self Advocates Becoming Empowered
    • Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) is a self-advocacy organization in the United States. It works to promote the full inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in the community. It is run by a board of self advocates with developmental disabilities.
  • Sense for Deafblind People
    • Sense is the leading national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind. They provide expert advice and information as well as specialist services to deafblind people, their families, carers and the professionals who work with them. They also support people who have sensory impairments with additional disabilities.
  • Sense Internatinal Romania
    • Sense International provides worldwide support to deafblind individuals.
  • Sense International
    • Sense International works in the developing world to help people who are both deaf and blind live full and active lives. They provide educational, vocational and training services, and help local organisations and governments meet the needs of deafblind people.
  • Sitio Web del Departamento de Justicia de Estados Unidos
    • Bienvenido al portal del Departamento de Justicia, Justice.gov en español. Este portal consolida el contenido español actual en un lugar práctico, donde usted puede adquirir conocimientos sobre nuestras entidades, programas y servicios. El mismo está organizado por asunto. Es importante observar que no es un duplicado exacto de nuestro portal en inglés. Estaremos agregando información constantemente; por lo tanto, visítelo a menudo.
  • Source International Information Support Center
    • Source is an international information support centre designed to strengthen the management, use and impact of information on health and disability. Source has a unique collection of over 20,000 health and disability information resources.
  • Technology and Disability in the Developing World
    • Works to address the assistive and information technology needs of people with disabilities who reside in developing countries. Works to build a community of practitioners and academics who are committed to advancing this field and implementing projects.
  • The California Institute for Mental Health
    • The California Institute for Mental Health is an organization which strives to achieve the great quality of supportive services, community integration, and recovery for persons with psychosocial disabilities.
  • The DAISY Consortium
    • The DAISY Consortium is an international association that develops, maintains and promotes international DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) Standards. Its mission is to develop and promote international standards and technologies which enable equal access to information and knowledge by all people with print disabilities and which also benefit the wider community.
  • The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
    • The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund is a leading national civil rights law and policy center directed by individuals with disabilities and parents who have children with disabilities. Their mission is to advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities through legal advocacy, training, education, and public policy and legislative development.
  • The Human Rights Watch
    • Dedicated to protecting human rights around the world, the Human Rights Watch investigates claims of human rights abuses, exposes them to the world, and helps hold abusers accountable. Has content in many different languages including English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Russian, Korean, Chinese, Arabic, Persian, Hebrew, and more.
  • The International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet
    • ICDRI’s mission includes the collection of a knowledge base of quality disability resources and best practices and to provide education, outreach and training based on these core resources.
  • The Interpreter's Friend by David Bar-Tzur
    • This is an interpreting and working with Deaf-Blind people website with a focus on religion and communication.
  • The Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association
    • This organization promotes the rights and interests people from non-English speaking backgrounds with disability, their families, and carers in New South Wales, Australia.
  • The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD)
    • NCPAD is an American information center concerned with physical activity and disability. It has guidelines to consider before starting any kind of exercise program, fact sheets on many popular activities, games, recreational pursuits, and sports that have been adapted to allow people with disabilities to participate as fully as they wish and become as active as they wish.
  • The National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities
    • This consortium offers a variety of short-term, intensive leadership development programs, some on-line and some on campus.
  • The Organization of American States
    • This organization works to unite the nations of the Western Hemisphere. They work to strengthen democracy; promote human rights; and confront shared problems such as poverty, terrorism, illegal drugs, and corruption. Content available in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and French.
  • U.S. Department of Justice
    • Website of the United States Department of Justice.
  • UK: Disability Discrimination Act 1995
    • The disability rights laws that were adapted in the United Kingdom (UK) to promote and monitor human rights; and to protect, enforce and promote equality across the seven "protected" grounds - age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, sexual orientation and gender reassignment.
  • United States Access Board
    • The U.S. Access Board is a federal agency that promotes equality for people with disabilities through leadership in accessible design and the development of accessibility guidelines and standards for the built environment, transportation, communication, medical diagnostic equipment, and information technology.
  • United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication
    • The United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication is dedicated to providing information and support on the issues, technology, tools, and advancements within the world of AAC.
  • United Voice
    • United Voice (UV) is the first society in Malaysia to be led by people with learning disabilities. It helps people with Down Syndrome, autism, attention deficit disorder, global developmental delay and other specific learning disabilities establish self-advocacy groups all over Malaysia.
  • Victor Pineda Foundation
    • This organization promotes the rights and dignity of young people with disabilities. Offers training resources.
  • Weibernetz
    • Weibernetz ist ein bundesweiter Zusammenschluss von Frauen mit unterschiedlichen Beeinträchtigungen sowie den Landesnetzwerken und Koordinierungsstellen behinderter Frauen. Unser langer Name ist: Bundesnetzwerk von FrauenLesben und Mädchen mit Beeinträchtigung. German; also available in English.
  • What Can You Do? The Campaign for Disability Employment
    • This group represents a collaborative project to promote positive employment outcomes for people with disabilities by encouraging employers to recognize the value and talent they bring to the workplace.
  • Women Enabled
    • Author Stephanie Ortoleva developed this website to bring attention to the urgent need to include women and girls with disabilities in international resolutions, policies and programs addressing women’s human rights and development. She is an attorney based in the United States with expertise in international human rights law.
  • Women's Refugee Commission
    • The Women's Refugee Commission improves the lives and protects the rights of women, children and youth displaced by conflict and crisis. We research their needs, identify solutions and advocate for programs and policies to strengthen their resilience and drive change in humanitarian practice. Our vision is a world in which refugee and internally displaced women, children and youth: are safe, healthy and self-reliant; have their human rights respected and protected; and inform and drive their own solutions and development.
  • World Association of Sign Language Interpreters
    • This is the site for the World Association of Sign Language Interpreters. It is designed to meet needs for information and support, and to bring interpreters up to date news of what is happening in the international sign language interpreting profession.
  • World Federation of the Deaf
    • This is the site for the World Federation for the Deaf. It provides a variety of information and articles.
  • Zero Project
    • The Zero Project Website is geared for people interested in Social Indicators, Good Practice and Good Policy Examples in the field of disability. Offers a study on the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) around the world.