The Institute serves self-help organizations of disabled people who work for equal opportunities, self-determination and self-respect.
We provide information, training materials and technical assistance on personal assistance, advocacy, accessibility, legislation and peer support.
We publish your articles, reports, manuals or comments and other materials related to Independent Living.
Our non governmental, non-profit, organization works at the international level.
We consider ourselves as part of the international Independent Living and Disability Rights Movement.
Our organization is mainly run, controlled and represented by disabled people.
Accessible public transportation.
Coalition building and networking.
International development and disability.
Direct payments for personal assistance.
Accessible taxi systems.
We set up pilot projects with direct payment schemes for personal assistance and for accessible, integrated taxi transportation.
We have cooperated with organizations in other countries before, among them:
European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) (our director was ENIL's founding chair) and its member organizations in Ireland, Germany, Norway, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Finland, UK, Spain, Italy, Greece, Slovenia.
CIL Bratislava (pilot project for accessible regular taxi system financed by EU PHARE program)
Union of Disabled Youth in Slovakia (pilot project for direct payments for personal assistance, financed by EU PHARE.
ECEPA, European Center of Excellence in Personal Assistance, financed by the EU.
Japanese Council for Independent Living
Disabled People South Africa, DPSA
We have traineeships or volunteer positions that people with disabilities are welcome to apply for.
People planning to come to our city are welcome to contact us to find out about accessibility and services in Stockholm. We may be able to help with information.
|Contact person:||Adolf Ratzka|
|Phone:||+46 8 7404200|
|Home page is not working:||- http://www.independentliving.org/|
|Address:||Independent Living Institute, 10th floor, |
123 47 Farsta,
This entry added: Saturday 4th October 1997. (record #1) Changed: Tuesday 6th December 2011.