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Organizations relating to Handicapped

Disability Council International / Geneva, Switzerland
Southern Africa Federation of the Disabled / Blantyre, Malawi / Est. 1986
Nordic Council on Disability Policy / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1997
Arab Organization of Disabled People / Beirut, Lebanon / Est. 1998
Nordic Special Needs Education Organization / Est. 1920
Association internationale de recherche scientifique en faveur des personnes handicapées mentales / Orsay, France / Est. 1988
European Mental Retardation Consortium / Nijmegen, Netherlands / Est. 1996
Dyslexia International / Est. 2000
Inter-American Institute on Disability and Inclusive Development / New York NY, USA / Est. 1999
Para Equestrian / Lausanne, Switzerland / Est. 1991
Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies / Atlanta GA, USA / Est. 2006
Institute on Disability and Public Policy / Est. 2011
International Association of Accessibility Professionals / Atlanta GA, USA
Groupe International Francophone pour la Formation aux Classifications du Handicap / Rennes, France / Est. 2004
MOKA International Foundation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1976
Global Partnership for Disability and Development / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2008
Asia-Pacific Disability Forum / Est. 2003
European Handcycling Federation / Vienna, Austria / Est. 2001
IMPACT - International Initiative Against Avoidable Disablement / Haywards Heath, UK / Est. 1983
Nordic Seating Network / Oslo, Norway
International Association for Disabled Sailing / Est. 1992
European Concept for Accessibility Network / Luxembourg, Luxembourg / Est. 1985
CBR Global Network / Bangalore, India / Est. 2012
ICRC MoveAbility Foundation / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1983
Sensorial Handicap Cooperation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1986
Platform Handicap en Ontwikkelingssamenwerking / Brussels, Belgium
VSA / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1974
Handicapped Scuba Association International / San Clemente CA, USA / Est. 1981
ADD International / Frome, UK
Asia Disability Institute / Hachioji, Japan / Est. 1990
World Institute on Disability / Oakland CA, USA / Est. 1983
United States International Council on Disabilities / Washington DC, USA
World ENABLED / Berkeley CA, USA / Est. 2003
International Society of Wheelchair Professionals / Pittsburgh PA, USA / Est. 2015
West African Federation of Associations for the Advancement of Handicapped Persons / Conakry, Guinea / Est. 1980
Caribbean Association on Mental Retardation and Other Developmental Disabilities / Est. 1972
Conférence internationale des associations de mutilés de guerre et anciens combattants / Est. 1925
Nordiska Handikappidrottskommittén
Far East and South Pacific Games Federation for the Disabled / Est. 1974
Nordic Sports Organization for the Disabled
Asian Wheelchair Sports Federation / Est. 2000
Pan African Federation of the Disabled / Bulawayo, Zimbabwe / Est. 1981
Nordiskt Råd för Rörelsehindrade / Stockholm, Sweden
International Sports Organization for the Disabled / Est. 1961
Handikapporganisationernes Nordiska Råd / Reykjavik, Iceland / Est. 1981
Fédération européenne des petits mutilés de guerre / Est. 1953
Africa Disability Alliance / Pretoria, South Africa
Eastern Africa Federation of the Disabled / Nairobi, Kenya
Inclusion Africa / Nairobi, Kenya
International Association of Professionals in Disability Management / Port Alberni BC, Canada / Est. 2006

View all profiles (407 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Handicapped

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Diseases of the respiratory system
Mental disorders
Mental deficiency in children
Personality disorders
Human disease and disability
Socially handicapped refugees
Physically handicapped children
Economic and social losses due to disability
Language disorders
Inadequate rehabilitation facilities for the disabled
Personal physical disfigurement
Human sexual disorders
Diseases of metabolism
Disabled women
Maladjusted children
Stress on families of the physically or mentally handicapped
Vestibular disorders
Cardiovascular disorders
Speech disorders
Unequal opportunities for disabled persons
Immigration barriers for handicapped family members
Defective human immune system
Exclusion of disabled persons from social and cultural life
Impoverished disabled persons

Action Strategies relating to Handicapped

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Rehabilitating the handicapped
Employing the disabled
Developing handicap training
Caring for the handicapped
Organizing sporting events for the disabled
Exploiting mentally handicapped people
Providing protection for disabled during states of emergency
Caring for the blind
Distinguishing among disabilities
Correcting eye disorders
Providing Internet resources for people with disability
Strengthening disability awareness
Ensuring adequate educational opportunities for disabled persons
Using the disabled
Promoting the collective organization of disabled persons
Encouraging disabled people
Promoting the equal participation of the disabled in religion
Preventing disabilities
Educating disabled people
Overcoming developmental disabilities
Treating paraplegics
Treating number-blindness
Exploiting handicapped people
Handicapped person

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