Central Council of Disabled Persons (CCODP)

Sri Lanka

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PO Box 05
Kinigama Rd
Bandarawela 90100

CCODP aims:
1. To encourage persons interested to organize as groups for the common development of disabled.
2. To encourage groups of disabled and help them in every possible way to speak for themselves at National level.
3. To introduce CBR as the most appropriate, effective and cost-effective method for rural areas.
4. To make training facilities available to help implementers of CBR in every possible way to render a better service to the community.



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Maison des Sociétés
Square Grimma
Bron 69500

APSIDES focuses on the rehabilitation of physically disabled people in the community.

UN Enable (formerly: UN Global Programme on Disability)


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United Nations Enable
Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Department of Economic and Social Affairs
United Nations, S-2906
New York, NY 10017

UN Enable works to advance the rights of persons with disabilities in society and development, through key global instruments such as the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons (1982), the Standard Rules on Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (1994) and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2006), as well as other relevant human rights and development instruments.



International Centre for the Advancement of Community Based Rehabilitation, Queen's University (ICACBR)


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154 Albert Street
K7L 3N6

ICACBR is an organization committed to advancing the concept of community based rehabilitation (CBR) practice in partnership with persons with disabilities and their communities around the world. All activities are directed towards achieving international excellence in CBR education, policy, service delivery and research. The Centre's goal is to increase the acceptance and knowledge of CBR as an appropriate and realistic method for fulfilling human rights and improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities, their families, and their communities.

The Disability Monitor Initiative SEE


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Center for Society Orientation - COD

Arsenija Čarnojevića 17/5
11070 Novi Beograd, Republika Srbija

The Disability Monitor Initiative (DMI) for South East Europe is an advocacy initiative to gather and disseminate information on relevant disability topics and push for equal opportunities and inclusive participation. The DMI is primarily based on field research consulting with people with disabilities, service providers, members of civil society, government officials and local authorities. The objectives of the DMI are to build up knowledge on the situation of people with disabilities, examine best practices in terms of social innovation happening on the grass-roots level as well as to inform about policy reforms on the national and international levels. The aim is that the DMI will serve as a tool for reporting on critical issues affecting people with disabilities in an effort to support the empowerment of relevant stakeholders with information.

Children with Disability Australia (CDA)


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PO Box 172
Clifton Hill
Victoria, 3058

Children with Disability Australia (CDA) is the national peak body that represents children and young people with disability aged 0-25. CDA is a not for profit, community based organisation and has a national membership of 5000 with the majority being families.

CDA’s vision is that children and young people with disability living in Australia are afforded every opportunity to thrive, achieve their potential and that their rights and interests as individuals, members of a family and their community are met.

CDA works at the national level to progress opportunities and inclusion of all children and young people with disability living in Australia. It works to achieve these aims by:

• Educating national public policy-makers and the broader community about the needs of children and young people with disability.

• Representing children and young people with disability to ensure the best possible support and services are available from government and the community.

• Informing children and young people with disability, families and care givers about their rights and entitlements to services and support.

• Celebrating the successes and achievements of children and young people with disability.

LOH Medical


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318 Davis Street
Clarks Summit, PA

Loh Medical is a supplier of durable medical equipment that specialises in providing assistive and rehabilitative technology to people with disabilities.

Examples of their products include power mobility equipment such as scooters and power chairs, pediatric pacer gait trainers, and other orthopedic devices. They are experts at assisting medical professionals, distributors and individuals in the selection of appropriate assistive technology, with a special focus on mobility.

LOH Medical knows the logistical and documentation needs of the international markets.

Their technical support assures many years of satisfaction for our customers, and the assurance of innovative solutions for special needs.

Users can visit their website to find the contact information for specific regions. LOH Medical has dedicated staff and offices located in key areas for easy accessibility to their clients.  

European Network On Independent Living (ENIL)


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Ground Floor
Chase House
City Junction Business Park
Northern Cross
Malahide Road

The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) is a Europe-wide network of people with disabilities, with members throughout Europe. ENIL is a forum for all disabled people, Independent Living organisations and their non-disabled allies on the issues of Independent Living. ENIL represents the disability movement for human rights and social inclusion based on solidarity, peer support, de-institutionalisation, democracy, self-representation, cross disability and self-determination.

ENIL promotes equal opportunities for disabled people and fights against discrimination in Europe. ENIL addresses the under-representation of persons with extensive disabilities in European disability and social politics, as well as in mainstream society

Bangladesh Protibandhi Kallyan Somity (BPKS)


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PKS Complex,
Road 17, Ward 1
Dhaka 1230

BPKS is a non-governmental, self-help organisation of persons with disabilities (PWDs), committed to directly working with PWDs to enable them to be self-reliant and to contribute to the development of a non-discriminatory society for all.

The organisation's goal is equality and opportunity in all activities by emphasising the needs of PWDs through ensuring the attainment of their equal rights, equal access to all opportunities and full participation in national-building activities

World Enabled


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2429 8th Street
Suite A
Berkeley, CA

An educational non-profit organisation which is based upon the social model of disability. The aim of WorldENABLED is to strive to ensure that a fully inclusive society has been engendered, with a barrier-free access to equality of opportunity

Documenta. Analyses and action towards social justice


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Fuego 965
Col. Jardines del Pedregal
Ciudad de México

Documenta works to ensure that individuals with disability, particularly, intellectual and psychosocial, have equal access to justice. In order to achieve our goal we work around three strategies: litigation, research and production of audiovisual materials.
on the intersection between the criminal justice system and disability. We do litigation, research

ADD International


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The Old Church School
Butts Hill
BA11 1HR

ADD's aim is to support the development of a representative and effective disability movement made up of self help organisations of disabled people, actively promoting the rights of all disabled adults and children for full inclusion in society. It also aims to influence development practices and policy makers to include the rights and needs of disabled people in their work


Previously ADD (Action on Disability and Development)