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DPOs and Disability-Oriented Organizations, Schools, and Agencies
  • 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
  • المنظمة العربية للمعاقين(Arab Organization of the Disabled)
    • Website of the Arab Organization of the Disabled (in Arabic)
  • AbleChildAfrica
    • AbleChildAfrica specialises exclusively in advocating for and supporting children and young people with disabilities in Africa.
  • Access Living
    • Access Living is a non-residential center for independent living for people with all types of disabilities. They provide services that promote the independence and the inclusion of people with disabilities in every aspect of community life.
  • ACCION International (español)
    • ACCION International es una organización privada, sin fines de lucro con la misión de proveer a la gente las herramientas financieras que necesita - micropréstamos, capacitación de negocios, y otros servicios financieros - para salir de la pobreza.
  • Action For Autism (AFA)
    • This site provides a wide variety of information about autism. Based in India.
  • 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.
  • Afghan Amputee Bicyclests for Rehabilitation and Recreation
    • The Afghan Amputee Bicyclests for Rehabilitation and Recreation is a nonprofit organization based in Afghanistan aiming to achieve a great degree of social inclusion for persons with disabilities by using activities based on community based rehabilitation and improved mobility.
  • 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.
  • American Association on Health and Disability
    • The American Association on Health and Disability' mission is to support health promotion and wellness initiatives for children and adults with disabilities.
  • American Foundation for the Blind
    • This site focuses on the various challenges blind people face day-to-day. Information on rights and accessibility with relation to blindness are provided.
  • AMPANS
    • AMPANS es una organización de utilidad pública sin ánimo de lucro iniciada en el año 1965 por un grupo de padres y madres con vocación de dar una dimensión pública y social a las personas con discapacidad intelectual y trabajar para que se puedan integrar socialmente con normalidad. Spanish
  • Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability
    • The Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability is a regional center on disability established in Bangkok. They publish a monthly newsletter and offer other resources for people with disabilities.
  • Association of Late Deafened Adults--Asia Pacific
    • This group is dedicated to providing a platform for late deafened people and their families to communicate about deafness. They also publish a newsletter.
  • Association of University Centers on Disabilities
    • The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) is a membership organization that supports and promotes a U.S. network of university-based interdisciplinary programs. Through its members, AUCD is a resource for local, state, national, and international agencies, organizations, and policy makers concerned about people living with developmental and other disabilities and their families.
  • Australian Disability & Development Consortium (ADDC)
    • This organization promotes the rights and inclusion of people with disabilities in development activities. Its primary focus is on integrating disability into all Australian development programs and policies. Site contains statistics and other advocacy resources.
  • BasicNeeds - Assistance for Mental Disabilities
    • BasicNeeds works in the developing world to end the suffering of mentally ill people. By ensuring that their basic needs are met and their basic rights are respected, the organization's aim is to give hope to the thousands of people who struggle daily with a lack of treatment and the stigma surrounding their disease.
  • 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.
  • Blind South Africa
    • Blind South Africa's mission is to do whatever is necessary or conducive to improve the quality of life of blind South Africans so that they in turn may play their full part in the socio-economic life of the country.
  • Braille Without Boarders
    • Braille Without Borders wants to empower blind people from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Pacific regions so they themselves can set up projects and schools for other blind people.
  • Braille Without Borders Spanish
    • Braille Without Borders (Braille Sin Fronteras.) se centra en las capacidades y potencialidades de las personas invidentes no en sus minusvalías. SPANISH Braille Without Borders focus the capacity and potential of persons with disabilities. ENGLISH
  • Cambodian Disabled People's Organization
    • The Cambodian Disabled People's Organization is run by and for people with disabilities who wish to build disability networks to collectively protect the rights of people with disabilites in Cambodia.
  • CBM Website
    • This NGO that seek to build and promote an inclusive world in which all persons with disabilities enjoy their human rights and achieve their full potential.
  • CBR Africa Network Conference
    • This is the website for Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) African Network. This is an non-governmental organization aimed at facilitating the sharing of information about community based services for people with disabilities and their families in African countries.
  • CCS Disability Action
    • CCS Disability Action is an organization which orginally began to help children whose lives were changed by polio. Their goal today is to create accessible communities for all people with disabilities.
  • Center for Excellence in Universal Design
    • The Centre is dedicated to the principle of universal access, enabling people in Ireland to participate in a society that takes account of human difference and to interact with their environment to the best of their ability. Website offers content for architects, builders, and designers.
  • 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 Justice and International Law
    • CEJIL works to achieve the full implementation of international human rights in the member States of the Organization of American States (OAS). Offers a Legal Defense Program and training for local organizations and human rights defenders. In Spanish and English.
  • Center for the Human Rights of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry
    • The Center for the Human Rights of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry (CHRUSP) works for full human rights and legal capacity for all, an end to forced drugging, forced electroshock and psychiatric incarceration, and support that respects individual integrity and free will.
  • Centre for Advocacy and Development for People with Disabilities in Tanzania
    • The Centre for Advocacy and Development for People with Disabilities in Tanzania is a disables people's organization which aims to build capacity and expand service delivery opportunities for persons with disabilities in Tanzania through partnership among the public, nonprofit and private sectors to create and sustain inclusive community.
  • Centro de Estudios para Invidentes A.C.
    • La misión de esta organizacion es facilitar a los ciegos y débiles visuales las herramientas que les permitan ser independientes en su desarrollo escolar, laboral y en el entorno social. In Spanish. The mission is to help persons who are blind the tools to help them be independent. ENGLISH
  • China Disabled Persons' Federation
    • The aims of the China Disabled Persons' Federation are to promote humanitarianism, protect the human rights of persons with disabilities, ensure their equal participation in society, contribution to economic growth and social development as well as their equal share in the material and culture achievements of the society.
  • Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
    • Website for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, devoted to information and resources on paralysis and spinal cord injury.
  • Citizens Information Board
    • The Citizens Information Board is the statutory body which supports the provision of information, advice and advocacy on a broad range of public and social services. The Citizens Information Board supports and provides a range of services to information providers, to people with disabilities and to the public. One can access the full text of current Citizens Information Board booklets and leaflets, social policy and research reports, training materials and guides for voluntary organisations.
  • Consejo Nacional para la Integración de la Persona con Discapacidad
    • Esta organizacion trabaja para establecer politica publica para la integracion plena para las personas con discapacidad. SPANISH This is the website for Conadis-Peru. This organization works to establish public policies for the integration of people with disabilities in the economic, social, and cultural fields and to improve their quality of life by equalizing opportunity for participation in society in Peru. ENGLISH
  • Danishkadah - Pakistan
    • The Pakistani-based organization, Danishkadah, offers free website development to Disabled Peoples’ Organizations, including free hosting, a domain, and the development of accessible web pages. Websites will be made accessible and can be hosted in both English and the local language of the organization.
  • Deaf EnAbled Foundation
    • The Deaf EnAbled Foundation's mission is to achieve equal access for deaf people in every area of their lives. They are dedicated to work for the development of the Deaf community, enhancing the quality of life, providing educational facilities, promoting social and cultural awareness while working towards independence and barrier free communication for the Deaf.
  • Deaf Link Uganda: For the Advancement of Deaf People
    • This is the site for Deaf-Link Uganda. This group aims to advance the welfare of Deaf people in Uganda by providing educational, social, economic and cultural opportunities.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - Bangladesh
    • This page lists deaf organizations and cross-disability organizations in Bangladesh with their contact information.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - Ecuador
    • Lists deaf organizations in Ecuador with their contact information.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - Fiji
    • Lists deaf organizations, cross-disability organizations, and deaf schools in Fiji with their contact information.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - India
    • This page lists deaf organizations and cross-disability organizations in India with their contact information.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - Kiribati
    • This page lists disability and deaf organizations in Kiribati with their contact information.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - Mexico
    • A list of deaf organizations and deaf schools with their contact information.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - Namibia
    • Lists deaf organizations in Namibia with their contact information.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - Nicaragua
    • Lists deaf organizations in Nicaragua with their contact information.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - Papua New Guinea
    • Lists cross-disability organizations in Papua New Guinea with their contact information.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - Peru
    • Lists deaf organizations in Peru with their contact information.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - Samoa
    • Lists cross-disability organizations and deaf schools in Samoa with their contact information.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - The Cook Islands
    • Lists disability and deaf organizations in Cook Islands with their contact information.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - The Federated States of Micronesia
    • Lists cross-disability organizations in Federated States of Micronesia.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - The Solomon Islands
    • This page lists cross-disability organizations in Solomon Islands with their contact information.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - Tonga
    • This page lists deaf organizations and deaf schools in Tonga with their contact information.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - Uganda
    • Lists deaf organizations in Uganda with their contact information.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - Ukraine
    • Lists Deaf organizations in Ukraine with their contact information.
  • Deaf Organizations and Schools - Vanuatu
    • This page lists cross-disability organizations in Vanuatu with their contact information.
  • Deafblind International
    • Deafblind International is the world association promoting services for deafblind people. They work to raise awareness of deafblindness and support the development of services to enable a good quality of life for deafblind children and adults of all ages.
  • Deafblind Scotland
    • Deafblind Scotland is a non-profit organization dedicated to building a society in which deafblind people have the permanent support and recognition necessary to be equal citizens.
  • DeafHear Ireland
    • DeafHear has a national network of resource centres providing a range of accessible services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing people and their families and is also actively involved in advocating and lobbying for improved services and new developments including UNHS (Universal Newborn Hearing Screening) and access to emergency services via text message. Their vision is of an inclusive society where Deaf and Hard of Hearing people are fully integrated, with equality of opportunity and participation.
  • Deafness Forum of Australia
    • Deafness Forum is the peak body for deafness in Australia. They now represent all interests and viewpoints of the Deaf and hearing impaired communities of Australia (including those people who have a chronic disorder of the ear and those who are DeafBlind). They advocate for Australians who are deaf by giving input to policy and legislation, generating public awareness, and advocating for government policy change and development.
  • Development and Ability Organization
    • The Development and Ability Organization's (DAO) mission is to develop advocacy and awareness activities and research for people with disability throughout Afghanistan.
  • Disability Action: Centre On Human Rights
    • Disability Action's Centre on Human Rights for people with disabilities is dedicated to recognizing and protecting the rights of people with disabilities. They provide training for people with disabilities, disability rights organizations, and public authorities.
  • Disability Advocacy NSW
    • A joint organization between the former Disability Advocacy Service Hunter and Advocacy Northwest. Disability Adovacy New South Wales (NSW) works to ensure the fair treatment of people with disabilities. They advocate in government departments, disability services, work, schools, transporation, and health care.
  • Disability Alliance of Voluntary Organisations (DAVO)
    • DAVO is an information-sharing platform of voluntary organisations involved in providing services to persons with disabilities. The DAVO also insists on bringing service providers together from time to time to know about current trends in disability services, initiatives of governments and international organisations to empower people with disabilities.
  • Disability in Australia's Aid Program
    • The Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) incorporates disability as a key component of development strategy in developing countries. This webpage explains their strategy and provides links to other web sites on disability and development.
  • 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 Rights Education and Defense Fund
    • The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF), founded in 1979, is a leading national civil rights law and policy center directed by individuals with disabilities and parents who have children with disabilities.
  • 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 Rights Promotion International (D.R.P.I.)
    • DPRI is a collaborative project working to establish a monitoring system to address disability discrimination globally. Their website offers materials that can help readers learn how the UN Human Rights system works.
  • Disability Workshop Development Enterprise
    • This Disability Workshop Development Enterprise Profile is a nonprofit organization based out of South Africa which links economic and service sectors to the rights of persons with disabilities. They strive to bring equal opportunity to persons with disabilities by helping with poverty alleviation and growing skills to live productive lives of dignity in mainstream society.
  • Disabled People's International Asia-Pacific Region
    • Disabled People's International Asia-Pacific Region is the regional branch of Disabled People´s International (DPI) based in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Disabled Peoples' International of North America and the Caribbean
    • Disabled Peoples' International North America the Caribbean (DPI NAC) is a cross-disability network established to promote the human rights of people with disabilities through full participation, equalization of opportunities and development.
  • Disabled Women’s Organizations in Pacific-Asia
    • This page lists Disabled Women’s Organizations, Groups, and Committees in the Asia/Pacific Region (plus a few in Africa). Includes web links, email addresses, phone numbers, and fax numbers when available.
  • DisAbled Women's Network Canada
    • DisAbled Women's Network Canada is an organization which began as an advocacy group against violence against women with disabilities in 1985. Since then they have broadened their focuses to a general list of issues in the community of women with disabilities in Canada.
  • 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.
  • DPA NZ -- The National Assembly of People with Disabilities
    • Disabled People Assembly New Zealand (DPA NZ) is an umbrella organization representing people with all types of disabilities, their families, disability advocacy organizations, and disability service providers in New Zealand.
  • Enabling Unit
    • The mission of The Enabling Unit, part of the University of Dehli, is to provide equal educational opportunities to differently-abled persons, create awareness, and to monitor existing and future policies pertaining to the higher education of differently-abled persons.
  • Family Health International Spanish Language Site
    • Family Health International es una organización de salud pública y desarrollo que trabaja para mejorar la vida de las personas más vulnerables del mundo.
  • Freedom Center
    • Freedom Center is a non-profit organization run by and dedicated to people with psychosocial disabilities. They were to create a community based recovery free from medical coercion and use of harmful medications. They also work to end discrimination and harmful labels given to them.
  • 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.
  • Global Partnership for Disability and Development
    • The GPDD is a global initiative to strengthen international cooperation to accelerate the integration of disability issues and considerations into mainstream social and economic development efforts.
  • Handicap International
    • Handicap International is an international organisation specialised in the field of disability. It works alongside people with disabilities, whatever the context, offering them assistance and supporting them in their efforts to become self-reliant.
  • 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 Belgium
    • The Belgian section of Handicap International currently manages projects in 13 countries. Handicap International is an international organization specializing in the field of disability. Available in English, French, and Dutch.
  • Handicap International Canada
    • Handicap International is an international organization specializing in the field of disability. Non-governmental, non-religious, non-political and non-profit making, it works alongside people with disabilities, whatever the context, offering them assistance and supporting them in their efforts to become self-reliant.
  • 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
  • Handicap International France
    • Handicap International in France is an independent international non-governmental organization, working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict, and disasters. Working alongside disabled and vulnerable people it serves and reflects, in response to their basic needs, improve their living conditions. Available in English and French.
  • Handicap International Luxembourg
    • Handicap International Luxembourg est une association de solidarité internationale spécialisée dans le domaine du handicap. Non gouvernementale, non confessionnelle, sans affiliation politique et à but non lucratif, elle intervient dans tous les contextes aux côtés des personnes en situation de handicap, pour leur prêter assistance et les accompagner dans leur prise d'autonomie. French
  • Handicap International United Kingdom
    • Handicap International United Kingdom is an independent international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster.
  • Handicap International United States
    • Handicap International in the United States is part of the global handicap international network with headquarters in eight countries that manage and support some 250 programs in more than sixty countries around the world.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Inclusion International
    • Inclusion International is a global federation of family-based organizations advocating for the human rights of people with intellectual disabilities worldwide. The inclusion of people with disabilities into their communities, as valued neighbours and citizens, is a priority for Inclusion International and its membership.
  • Inclusion International (Spanish language)
    • Inclusion International es una federación internacional de familias que abogan por los derechos humanos de las personas con discapacidad intelectual. Inclusion International is a international federation that fight for the rights of persons with mental disabilities.
  • Infinite Ability
    • Living with a disability is not easy. Life does go on once you have sustained a disability, but in no way it stops the creativity inside to bloom to its full potential. The sharing of this experience is about inspiring and uniting each other. Infinite Ability is an attempt to provide an insight into the experience of living and coping with impairment. It is about exploring disability through creativity. The main purpose of the group is the promotion and coordination among Medical Persons with Disabilities (MPwD) by utilizing Medical Humanitarian approaches to focus on four competency-based learning objectives: Narrative Medicine/Graphic Medicine; Interpersonal and Communication Skills; Patient Care; and Professionalism
  • 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 Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment
    • International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI) is a global association of individuals and organizations that promotes equal access to appropriate education for all children and youth with visual impairment so that they may achieve their full potential. This website includes information that is relevant not only to ICEVI in general, but, most importantly, to the activities that take place in the seven regions of ICEVI.
  • International Disability Alliance
    • IDA promotes the effective and full implementation of the UNCRPD worldwide through the active and coordinated involvement of representative organisations of persons with disabilities at national, regional and international levels.
  • International Disability and Development Consortium
    • The International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) and its members aim to promote inclusive development. Inclusive development means respecting the full human rights of every person, acknowledging diversity, eradicating poverty and ensuring that all people are fully included and can actively participate in development processes and activities regardless of age, gender, disability, state of health, ethnic origin or any other characteristic.
  • International Federation of Hard of Hearing People (IFHOH)
    • The IFHOH is a group that promotes communication among organizations for the deaf and works to advocate for the rights of the deaf and hard of hearing.
  • International Federation of Hard of Hearing Young People
    • IFHOHYP is an international non-governmental federation for national and regional youth organizations that are dedicated to hard of hearing young people throughout the world and is independent of sex, race, religion, nationality and politics. Their greatest priority is improving the quality of life of hard of hearing youth worldwide and promoting equal rights for hard of hearing young people at all levels of society. IFHOHYP specializes in meeting the changing needs of hard of hearing young people. They raise disability awareness on national and international level through activities run by and for hard of hearing young people aged from 18 to 35.
  • 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.
  • Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
    • The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law is a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the lives of people with mental illnesses through changes in policy and law. The Bazelon Center envisions an America where people who have mental disabilities exercise their own life choices and have access to the resources that enable them to participate fully in their communities.
  • Kwazulu-Natal Society for the Blind
    • For 90 years the Society has offered rehabilitation services to blind and partially sighted children and adults in KwaZulu-Natal. The Society has evolved into a dynamic, multifaceted organization with its focus today on improving rehabilitation, education, habilitation and employment opportunities for the blind community we serve.
  • La Fundación Abilis
    • La Fundación ABILIS es un fondo para el desarrollo, establecida por personas con discapacidad en Finlandia en 1998. Su mandato consiste en apoyar las actividades para mejorar las posibilidades de las personas discapacitadas en el Sur Global (países en vías de desarrollo). SPANISH Fundación ABILIS is a fund for development, established by persons with disabilities in Finland. ENGLISH
  • La Unión Mundial de Ciegos (World Blind Union)
    • La Unión Mundial de Ciegos (UMC) es la organización mundial que representa los cerca de 285 millones de personas en todo el mundo son ciegas o deficientes visuales. Nuestros miembros son organizaciones de y para ciegos en 190 países, así como las organizaciones internacionales que trabajan en el campo de la discapacidad visual.
  • Leonard Cheshire Disability
    • Provides services for disabled people in the United Kingdom and in 50 other countries. Also works to fight disability discrimination.
  • Leonard Cheshire Disability - International
    • This group aims to help people with disabilities improve their quality of life and to campaign for the removal of the barriers which hinder them.
  • L'équipe suisse de Handicap International
    • L'équipe suisse de Handicap International est responsable de l'élaboration, la mise en place, le suivi et le contrôle des projets financés par des fonds suisses. Cette fonction de relais entre l'action sur le terrain, les bailleurs de fonds et les donateurs est pilotée depuis Genève. Par sa proximité avec l'ONU, le CICR et de nombreuses organisations internationales, la section suisse joue un rôle particulièrement actif dans la défense des droits des personnes handicapées. French
  • 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
  • Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand
    • The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand works towards creating a society free from discrimination, where all people enjoy positive mental health and wellbeing. Our work seeks to influence individuals, whanau, organisations and communities to improve and sustain their mental health and reach their full potential.
  • Mentally Handicapped Children & Families Educational Project
    • The Mentally Handicapped Children & Families Educational Project provides non-institutionalised care for children with intellectual disabilities though caring for them in their own communities and for them to stay and live with their families.
  • MindFreedom International
    • MindFreedom International is an independent nonprofit that unites groups to peacefully take action for human rights in the mental health system.
  • MindFreedom Kenya
    • MindFreedom Kenya was set up to improve the mental health and lives of sufferers and survivors in Kenya. It is an affiliate formed in response to identified gaps in mental health rights, lack of adequate information about substance abuse, and its impact on society and those directly affected.
  • MIUSA’s International Development and Disability
    • This program acts as a bridge between the disability community and international development community to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities as leaders and participants in development.
  • Mobility India
    • Mobility India (MI) addresses issues of people with disabilities with priority to women and children. The activities focus on rights to health care including rehabilitation services, education, livelihood, social inclusion and participation, training and research & development
  • 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.
  • Mosoh Cameroun-Un Groupe de Personnes Handicapées
    • Mosoh Cameroun est une association Camerounaise créée en 2005 par un groupe de personnes handicapées. Depuis son assemblée générale de 2008, l’association est en cours de mutation pour devenir une Organisation Non Gouvernementale (ONG).
  • National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy
    • NARPA‘s mission is to promote policies and pursue strategies that result in individuals with psychiatric diagnoses making their own choices regarding treatment. We educate and mentor those individuals to enable them to exercise their legal and human rights with a goal of abolition of all forced treatment.
  • National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services
    • The National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services is an organization which aims to promote and assist person-centered systems of service for people with developmental disabilities.
  • National Association of the Deaf
    • National Association of the Deaf is an Indian grassroots organization dedicated to promoting the right and quality of life of deaf and hard of hearing individuals, uniting them, and empower them to promote for their equal rights.
  • National Disability Rights Network
    • National Disability Rights Network members serve individuals with a wide range of disabilities by guarding against abuse; advocating for basic rights; and ensuring accountability in health care, education, employment, housing, transportation, and within the juvenile and criminal justice systems. In the United States.
  • National Disability Rights Network
    • The National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) is the nonprofit membership organization for the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Systems and the Client Assistance Programs (CAP) for individuals with disabilities. Through training and technical assistance, legal support, and legislative advocacy, NDRN works to create a society in which people with disabilities are afforded equality of opportunity and are able to fully participate by exercising choice and self-determination.
  • National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)
    • NICHCY offers a wealth of information on disabilities. It serves the United States as a central source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth. Here, you’ll also find easy-to-read information on IDEA, the law authorizing early intervention services and special education.
  • National Ethnic Disability Alliance
    • The National Ethnic Disability Alliance is an organization which aims to represent the rights of people with a non-English speaking background in Australia.
  • National Federation of the Blind
    • The National Federation of the Blind is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the inclusion of people who are blind into society on an equal basis. They cover inclusion of people who are blind into society from education to work by educating the public of the realities of blindness.
  • NOAH: National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation
    • Includes basic information to answer questions about what albinism is and how it affects those who have it.
  • Open Society Mental Health Initiative (MHI)
    • MHI wants to ensure people with mental disabilities are able to live in the community and to participate in society with full respect for their human rights. MHI works in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
  • 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.
  • People With Disability Australia Incorporated (PWD)
    • An Australian-based disability rights organisation which acts as a medium for people with disabilities to express their voices concerning their human rights.
  • Perkins School for the Blind
    • Perkins School for the Blind is an innovative leader in serving people with visual impairments. They are always questioning how to best serve their students in the classroom, in the community and around the world.
  • Post Polio Health International
    • Post-Polio Health International's mission is to enhance the lives and independence of polio survivors and home ventilator users through Education, Advocacy, Research and Networking.
  • 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.
  • Projimo Mexico
    • Projimo Mexico is a community-based rehabilitation and education project run by and for disabled people.
  • Recursos : Mais informação melhor participação
    • A informação é condição essencial para a plena participação das pessoas com deficiência na sociedade. O INR, I.P., privilegia a informação e disponibiliza um conjunto de instrumentos informativos nos vários domínios relacionados com o desenvolvimento tecnológico, o conhecimento científico e as redes sociais de apoio, no domínio da deficiência.
  • Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America
    • The Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America a professional society for individuals and organizations interested in technology and disability. RESNA contributes to the public welfare through scientific, literary, professional and educational activities by supporting the development, dissemination, and utilization of knowledge and practice pertaining to rehabilitation and assistive technology so that all citizens can achieve the highest quality of life.
  • Rehabilitation International
    • A global network of people with disabilities, service providers, researchers, government agencies, and advocates who promote and implement the rights, inclusion, and rehabilitation of people with disabilities.
  • 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.
  • SANCHAR
    • Works in India to provide Community Based Rehabilitation and works with community organizations to promote the rights of people with 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 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.
  • Sense International (India)
    • Sense International (India) was established in 1997 as the first national non-governmental organisation in India to support the development of comprehensive services for deafblind people. Sense International (India) supports local organisations to develop sustainable services for deafblind people.
  • SERVE Afghanistan
    • SERVE Afghanistan is a nonprofit organization which aims to improve Afghanistan in community development, preventative health, and disability. Much of their effort goes toward preparedness for disaster relief.
  • Servicio de Informacion Sobre Discapacidad
    • Website of the Disability Information Service of the Spanish national public health service.
  • Special Talent Exchange Program
    • Special Talent Exchange Program (STEP) is a cross disability organization, with a prime objective of empowerment of people with disabilities through capacity building and advocacy. STEP is engaged in leadership, information and community technology, and independent living training of people with disabilities.
  • Sri Lanka School of Prosthetics and Orthotics (SLSPO)
    • Short descriptions of Sri Lanka's need for prosthetist-orthotists and the SLSPO's goals. The page also includes short video clips of a boy's first steps and a documentary about SLSPO.
  • Support for Families of Children with Disabilities
    • Support for Families of Children with Disabilities (SFCD) works to ensure that families of children with any kind of disability or special health care need have the knowledge and assistance they need to make informed choices that support their child's health, education, and development. They also provide peer support to families, and information and education to families, professionals and the community at large.
  • Tanzania League of the Blind
    • Tanzania League of the Blind envisions a society that promotes equality for all including people with visual impairment (VIP), in all aspects of human development. TLB is a registered non-governmental organization that is committed to improve the quality of life of people with visual impairment in Tanzania through lobbying and advocacy, awareness raising, information sharing, facilitating access to education and vocational training, and economic empowerment.
  • TASH: Equity, Opportunity and Inclusion for People with Disabilities since 1975
    • TASH is an international association of people with disabilities, their family members, other advocates, and professionals fighting for a society in which inclusion of all people in all aspects of society is the norm.
  • The Arc Website
    • The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.
  • The Association of People with Disability
    • The Association for People with Disability (APD) is a Bangalore based organization working since 1959 for children, youth and adults with various types of disabilities – primarily those with physical disability, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, development delay, and speech and multiple disability.
  • The Bangladesh Protibandhi Kallyan Somity
    • This organization works to ensure the rights of people with disabilities in Bangladesh to improve their socio-economic status and to accelerate the development process through promoting their full participation in Bangladeshi society.
  • The Center for Services and Information on Disability
    • The Centre for Services and Information on Disability (CSID) in Bangladesh offers several progress reports on various efforts to improve the living situation of people with disabilities in Bangladesh. These include reports on children with disabilities, women with disabilities, beggars with disabilities, and people with vision impairments. All reports are in PDF format.
  • The Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRAGG)
    • The Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRAGG) is an independent government department, established as the national focal point institution for the promotion and protection of human rights and duties as well as good governance in Tanzania.
  • The Danish Association for the Disabled
    • The Danish Association for the Disabled is a member-run nonprofit organization in Denmark. They work to improve conditions for people with disabilities to make an equal opportunity environment for all.
  • 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 European Disability Forum (EDF)
    • The EDF represents the interests of people with disabilities in the European Union and stands for their human rights. They work to ensure that no decisions concerning people with disabilities are made without their participation. Available in English, French languages and many easy-to-read language versions.
  • The Hill Country Disabled Group
    • The Hill Country Disabled Group is a non-profit initiative managed by empowered members of the disabled community in the Badulla District of Sri Lanka. They assist people with disabilities in terms of improving living conditions, health, education, employment opportunities, and general well being.
  • The Icarus Project
    • The Icarus Project is a a nonprofit organization that works to alter society's perception of psychosocial disabilities while also building networks of support for individuals to inspire creativity and productivity in the world free from medical coercion or harmful medications.
  • The Inter-American Development Bank
    • The Inter-American Development Bank offers free publications with statistics and other background information about people with disabilities in various Latin American countries. Materials are in Spanish, in PDF format.
  • The International Disability Alliance
    • This is the site for the International Disability Alliance. The provide information about advocacy, regional assistance, and several publications.
  • 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 Council for Persons with Physical Disabilities in South Africa
    • The National Council for Persons with Physical Disabilities in South Africa is a nonprofit organization which intends to enable people with disabilities to live a life of independence and integration into their respective communities.
  • The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)
    • The NCIL is run by and for people with disabilities. NCIL represents thousands of organizations and individuals including organizations that advocate for the human and civil rights of people with disabilities throughout the United States.
  • The National Human Rights Commission, India
    • This is the site for the National Human Rights Commission located in New Delhi, India. They investigate human rights violations in India.
  • 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.
  • The Secretariat of the African Decade of Persons with Disabilities
    • This organization is dedicated to promoting the African Decade of Persons with Disabilities. They have informational materials, resources, and toolkits relevant to disability advocates across the African continent.
  • The Threshold Association
    • The Threshold Association is Finnish nonprofit organization founded by people with disabilities in 1973 to promote human rights, independent living and culture, and empowerment of people with disabilities in Finland. In English and Finnish.
  • Tumbes accesible
    • A program created by CONADIS-Peru on disability. It is a website dedicated to the program.
  • United Cerebral Palsy
    • United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) is a service provider and advocate for adults and children with disabilities, including cerebral palsy. The UCP mission is to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities.
  • United Spinal Association
    • The core belief of United Spinal is that, despite living with a disability or mobility impairment, a full, pro-active, and rewarding life is not only possible, it is within the reach of anyone with the strength to believe it and the courage to make it happen.
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
    • USAID is an independent federal government agency that promotes U.S. foreign policy by furthering international economic growth, agriculture, and trade; global health; and democracy, conflict prevention, and humanitarian assistance.
  • US International Council on Disabilities (USICD)
    • The USICD is a federation of United States-based non-governmental organizations, federal agencies and individuals committed to advocacy and action on behalf of the global disability rights agenda.
  • USAID - Zambia
    • Here you will discover what work USAID is doing to help Zambia.
  • USAID Africa: Uganda
    • USAID supports Uganda’s efforts towards a stronger democracy free of conflict, sustainable rural economic growth, and a healthier, more educated population.
  • Vision 2020
    • Vision 2020 is a program from the World Health Organization in conjunction with the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness which intends to eliminate avoidable blindness.
  • Visión 2020: El Derecho a la Visión
    • Esta página describe los objetivos de la organización Visión 2020.
  • Weibernetz
    • Weibernetz e.V. - Nationwide Network for WomenLesbians and Girls with disabilities - is a non-profit-association established in 1998 by women with different disabilities and coordination centres of women with disabilities as a nationwide body. English; also available in German language.
  • 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.
  • Women with Disabilities Australia
    • This web site is for women with disabilities in Australia. It consists of history and recent events relevant to women with disabilities in Australia.
  • World Association for Supported Employment
    • The World Association for Supported Employment (WASE) is an organization dedicated to increasing the inclusion & independence of persons with disabilities through the principles of supported employment.
  • 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 Blind Union
    • The World Blind Union (WBU) is the internationally recognized organization, representing the 285 million blind and partially sighted persons in 190 member countries. We are the voice of the blind, speaking to governments and international bodies on issues concerning blindness and visual impairments in conjunction with our members. WBU brings together all the major national and international organizations of blind persons and those organizations providing services to the visually impaired to work on the issues affecting the quality of life for blind people. Globally, we are divided into 6 regions, with each region having its own President and volunteer executive team to assist the needs of the local members
  • World Federation of the Deaf
    • This is the site for the World Federation for the Deaf. It provides a variety of information and articles.
  • Zambia Agency for Persons with Disabilities
    • The Zambia Agency for Persons with Disabilities (ZAPD) was established to plan, promote and administer services to all categories of persons with disabilities.