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Disability Resources - Organisations of people with disabilities, grouped by country

Links in this category: 20. Newest link in this category: 2019-02-05

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Austria
Organization of disabled students in Austria
"UNIABILITY is a community of interests consisting of disabled representatives, affected students, and others. Their aim is to improve the standards and capabilities of all Austrian universities and colleges, and to represent the interests of disabled students to the public."
http://info.tuwien.ac.at/uniability/
Austria,
German language,
Link checked 2019-02

Canada
Canadian Association of Independent Living Centres (CAILC)
A national umbrella organization which consists of local autonomous Independent Living Resource Centres (ILRCs). Each ILRC is community-based and controlled by and for persons with disabilities.
http://www.cailc.ca/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked (2006-11/2020-06
Rick Hansen Institute
RHI provides leadership to the field of disability, with a special emphasis on spinal cord injury. "Our mission is to find a cure for paralysis."
http://www.rickhansen.com/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Thalidomide Victims Association
An organization of approximately 125 Canadian victims of the drug thalidomide. It provides non-monetary programs, services, and advocacy for its members as well as the history and current issues concerning the drug.
http://www.thalidomide.ca/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02

Denmark
Handicappede Studerende og Kandidater
En gruppe bevægelses- handicappede studerende ved Københavns Universitet, Indre By, startede i 1985 foreningen med det formål at forbedre lokale- og adgangsforholdene på Universitetet.
http://www.hsknet.dk/
Denmark,
Danish language,
Link checked 2019-02

United Kingdom
CIL
The Centre For Independent Living, Belfast (CIL) is an organisation of disabled people working to support disabled people's right to have choice and control in their lives and to take an active part in the community in which they live. CIL aim to promote the philosophy of independent living and raise awareness about Direct Payments as an option for disabled people to achieve independence.
http://www.cilbelfast.org/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Disability Action
Disability Action has six offices. It's Head Quarters and Transport office in Belfast, and four local offices in Derry, Dungannon, Carrickfergus and Newry. Services include information & policy, employment and training support, capacity building, training on disability issues, transport and mobility assessment.
http://www.disabilityaction.org/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Herefordshire Centre of Independent Living |
Providing independent living services to disabled and older people throughout Herefordshire
http://www.herefordshire-cil.com/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
SOLNETWORK
This website is for finding out about what service user organisations are doing and also what non-service user organisations are doing for service users This website will provide a way for service user organisations, service users and other people who are interested to - support the development of local user involvement that aims to deliver better outcomes for service users be a place where user controlled organisations can voice their views and concerns. give information about and support service user involvement at a national level be open to all user groups in an equal and accessible manner to enable groups to link to other user controlled groups to develop links with world wide international user controlled organisations The aim of this activity, like the rest of Shaping Our Lives' work, is to improve the quality of support people receive.
http://www.solnetwork.org.uk
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02

New Zealand
Blind Foundation New Zealand
Information about New Zealand Foundation of the Blind, blindness issues, Guide Dog Services, Library and Information Services for the Blind, Equipment for Blind people
https://blindfoundation.org.nz/
New Zealand,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02

Sweden
GIL Göteborgskooperativet för Independent Living
GIL är ett icke vinstdrivande kooperativ som ägs och drivs av medlemmar med funktionshinder och behov av personlig assistans.
http://www.gil.se/
Sweden,
Swedish language,
Link checked 2019-02

Slovenia
The Slovene Association of Disabled Students
The Slovenian Association of Disabled Students offers advice and counselling regarding study accessibility, accommodation, , financial assistance, employment , etc. We provide personal assistance to people with more severe disabilities, transportation by adopted vans, use of modern computer technology, photocopying facilities, digitalization of books for the blind, etc. In addition to this we organize educational, cultural and sporting activities and social events home and abroad.
http://www.dsis-drustvo.si/
Slovenia,
Slovenian language,
Link checked 2019-02

United States
American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT)
We are fighting so people with disabilities can live in the community with real supports instead of being locked away in nursing homes and other institutions.
http://www.adapt.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Foundation of Resources for Equality and Employment for the Disabled (FREED)
As a non profit Independent Living Resource Center, our goal is to empower people with disabilities to exercise their civil rights in becoming active, productive members of our community.
http://www.freed.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Independence First
IndependenceFirst is a non-residential Independent Living Center operated by a staff and board composed primarily of people with disabilities.
http://www.independencefirst.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Independent Living USA Website
A directory of resources for independent living, for individuals with disabilities, their families, providers of services, independent living centers, and professionals.
https://ilusa.com/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Mid Ohio Board for an Independent Living Environment
MID-Ohio Board for an Indpendent Living Environment is a non-profit Center for Independent Living directed by persons with disabilities. MOBILE is located in Columbus Ohio where we have provided supportive service and assistance to the disability population of Franklin County for over 30 years. MOBILE was founded by Beverly Rackett, Executive Director on principles that affirm the right of persons with disabilities to live their lives with a full measure of liberty and human dignity. Our Mission To work in partnership with persons with all types of disabilities as independent, active and valuable advocates within central Ohio. To promote the importance of value of persons with disabilities as individuals, employees, and citizens within central Ohio To be a driving force for the independent living movement within central Ohio through communicating the movement's value and necessity, educating the community at large, and facilitating government and business action. To assist the public and private sectors in removing attitudinal, environmental, and architectural barriers in order to increase opportunities to all persons. To ultimately eliminate the need for itself through full integration of persons with all types of disabilities into society
http://www.mobileonline.org
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
The Arc of the United States
The Arc of the United States is a national organization of and for people with mental retardation and related disabilities and their families.
http://www.thearc.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Three Rivers Inc., Independent Living Resource Center
Our Center serves people of all ages, with all types of disabilities, and assists them in achieving their personal goals. We are a non-residential, non-profit agency that was started in 1985 by people with disabilities in Wamego, Kansas.
http://www.angelfire.com/il/threeriversi..
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
World Institute on Disability (WID)
An international public policy center dedicated to carrying out cutting-edge research on disability issues and overcoming obstacles to independent living.
http://www.wid.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02


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