Caribbean Association on Mental Retardation and Other Developmental Disabilities (CAMRODD)

Association des Caraïbes sur l'arriération mentale et les autres retards du développement

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History

Founded 12 Oct 1972, San Juan (Puerto Rico), as Caribbean Association for Mental Retardation (CAMR), at a General Assembly which constituted part of 2nd Caribbean Congress on Mental Retardation. Incorporated 26 Feb 1980, San Juan (Puerto Rico). Also referred to as Caribbean Association for Mobilizing Resources and Opportunities for People with Developmental Disabilities. As of 2016, assumed ceased to exist.

Aims

In the Caribbean region: review work being done for assistance and welfare of retarded people and developmentally disabled of all ages; initiate and promote programmes for their education, training, employment and welfare and cooperate with and advise governments in these fields; foster collaboration among organizations of and for retarded people and promote activities for their benefit; stimulate the establishment of associations for parents of retarded children where these do not exist.

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Activities

Seminars, short term courses for teachers, nurses, parents, college students and representatives from governmental agencies. Conferences. Consultation visits.

Structure

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Languages

Dutch, English, French, Spanish.

Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 28 countries
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Subjects *

  • Health Care
    • Handicapped
  • Development
    • Development

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

UIA Org ID

D8397

Last News Received

2007
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