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Organizations relating to Handicapped

International Wheelchair Basketball Federation / Mies, Switzerland / Est. 1993
International Academy for Research in Learning Disabilities / Brookline MA, USA / Est. 1976
International Abilympic Federation / Perth WA, Australia / Est. 1985
Disability Council International / Geneva, Switzerland
International Halliwick Association / Est. 1994
World Disability Union / Istanbul, Turkey / Est. 2011
International Alliance of Academies of Childhood Disability / Stockholm, Sweden
International Association for Handicapped Divers / Meppel, Netherlands / Est. 1993
Southern Africa Federation of the Disabled / Blantyre, Malawi / Est. 1986
Nordic Handicap Federation / Oslo, Norway / Est. 1946
Nordic Council on Disability Policy / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1997
International Wheelchair Rugby Federation / Sheffield, UK
Pacific Disability Forum / Suva, Fiji / Est. 2002
International Short Break Association / Est. 1995
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
Arab Union for the Blind / Doha, Qatar / Est. 2007
Asociación Iberoamericana de Tecnologias de Apoyo a la Discapacidad / Madrid, Spain / Est. 2006
European Mental Retardation Consortium / Nijmegen, Netherlands / Est. 1996
European Paralympic Committee / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1991
Dyslexia International / Est. 2000
Centre for Access to Football in Europe / London, UK / Est. 2009
Inter-American Institute on Disability and Inclusive Development / New York NY, USA / Est. 1999
Para Equestrian / Lausanne, Switzerland / Est. 1991
European Coalition for Community Living / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2005
Global Partnership on Children with Disabilities / New York NY, USA / Est. 2011
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
Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments / Atlanta GA, USA / Est. 2007
Special Olympics International / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1968
Groupe International Francophone pour la Formation aux Classifications du Handicap / Rennes, France / Est. 2004
Foundation of Asia-Pacific Development Centre on Disability / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 2002
European Disability Forum / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1996
MOKA International Foundation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1976
Global Partnership for Disability and Development / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2008
International Committee of the Red Cross / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1863
Asia-Pacific Disability Forum / Est. 2003
European Handcycling Federation / Vienna, Austria / Est. 2001
European Action of the Disabled / Hohenems, Austria / Est. 1979
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
Disability Rights Advocacy Fund / Boston MA, USA
Disability Rights Fund / Boston MA, USA / Est. 2008
ICRC MoveAbility Foundation / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1983
Sensorial Handicap Cooperation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1986

View all profiles (398 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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