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World network of users and survivors of psychiatry (WNUSP)

WORLD NETWORK OF USERS AND SURVIVORS OF PSYCHIATRY (WNUSP)

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The World network of users and survivors of psychiatry is a global forum and voice of users and survivors of psychiatry to promote their rights and interests. This website contains specific information about the network, human rights and advocacy issues, and the WNUSP newsletter

Mind freedom international

MIND FREEDOM INTERNATIONAL (MFI)

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MindFreedom International is a nonprofit organisation that unites 100 sponsor and affiliate grassroots groups with individual members to advocate for human rights and alternatives for people labeled with psychiatric disabilities. This website provides an overview of their campaigns, members, directories of membership, as well as links to related events, news and resources

Center for the human rights of users and survivors of psychiatry

CENTER FOR THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF USERS AND SURVIVORS OF PSYCHIATRY (CHRUSP)

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The Center for the Human Rights of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry (CHRUSP) provides strategic leadership in human rights advocacy, implementation and monitoring relevant to people experiencing madness, mental health problems or trauma. Their website provides information about the organisation’s activities, highlights thematic good practices, and provides links to their publications, videos and related resources

Emergency and humanitarian assistance and the UN convention on the protection and promotion of the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities

INTERNATIONAL DISABILITY AND DEVELOPMENT CONSORTIUM (IDDC) TASK GROUP ON CONFLICT AND EMERGENCIES

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"This paper is to inform and raise awareness about the UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and explain the significance of the UN Convention to the work of Emergency and humanitarian assistance. It includes points of recommendation from the IDDC Task Group on Conflict and Emergencies on how the needs of persons with disabilities and their families can best be addressed in emergency and humanitarian crisis situations"
"This paper is intended for use by non-governmental organisations active in the field of humanitarian aid, including emergency aid, rehabilitation, disaster preparedness and conflict prevention. It is also intended to be a useful summary guide for policy makers and donors active in the field of emergencies and humanitarian assistance to include disability issues"

Sterling stairlifts

STERLING STAIRLIFTS

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This website presents information about an independent stairlift supplier in the UK. It gives details about various stairlift options including straight stairlifts, curved stairlifts, rental stairlfts, reconditioned stairlifts and repaired stairlifts. This resource is useful for people interested in stairlifts in the UK

Handytax

HANDYTAX

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This website presents information about HandyTax, an organisation that specializes in getting Canadians approved for the disability tax credit. It provides details about their services and disability information in Canada

Assistive devices/technology

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO )

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This section of the WHO website on disabilities and rehabilitation highlights assistive devices and technology. The related information, links and documents promote access to assistive devices and technologies at an affordable cost and facilitate training for people with disabilities and professionals and staff working in rehabilitation services. This wesbite is useful to anyone interested in assistive devices and technology for people with disabilities

Aging and life course

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)

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This WHO website presents information about the ageing of populations around the world. It highlights global programmes and networks, as well as challenges, opportunities and initiatives for developed and developing countries. It also contains links to specific topics and programmes, useful factsheets, publications and related organizations. This resource is useful for people interested in ageing and the life course

10/66 Dementia Research Group

10/66 DEMENTIA RESEARCH GROUP

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The 10/66 Dementia Research Group is a collective of researchers carrying out population-based research into dementia, non-communicable diseases and ageing in low and middle income countries. This website features general information about the group, highlights their research and policy work, and provides details about their participants. Additional sections are given for links to their newsletter, other news items and registration. This website is useful to anyone interested in population-based research into dementia, non-communicable diseases and ageing in low and middle income countries

Global disability rights library

THE WIDERNET PROJECT

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The Global Disability Rights Library (GDRL) is an enhanced online version of the WiderNet Project’s eGranary Digital Library, an off-line information storage and collaboration platform that provides internet-like access to digital resources without requiring internet connectivity. The resources include websites, reports, journals, books and software applications relating to various disability and development topics, such as independent living, advocacy, education, transportation, public policy, employment, vocational rehabilitation, and other topics. This library is useful for policymakers, advocates and people with disabilities

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA)

WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES AUSTRALIA (WWDA)

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Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is an organisation for women with all types of disabilities in Australia that aims to increase awareness of, and address issues faced by, women with disabilities in the community. This website contains information about the organisation policies, reports and publications, stories and poems, and links to WWDA’s newsletter and email forum. A section is also highlighted for resources relating to specific gender and disability issues. This website is useful for people interested in women with disabilities

Disability news service

PRING, John

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"This website offers an archive of the UK’s most important disability-related news stories. The aim is to provide a useful resource for disabled people, disability rights campaigners and disability organisations in the UK ....On this site, you can use a searchable archive containing every disability-related news story produced by the service since it was launched in April 2009"

Checklist for evaluating a mental health policy

FUNK, Michelle
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This checklist highlights process, operational and content issues involved in evaluating mental health policy. It illustrates how to assess "whether certain processes have been followed that are likely to lead to the success of the policy; and whether various content issues have been addressed and appropriate actions included in the policy." This checklist is useful for people interested in the evaluation of mental health policies

Checklist for evaluating a mental health plan

FUNK, Michelle
et al

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This checklist assesses whether certain processes have been followed that could lead to the success of a mental health plan. It also highlights if various content issues have been addressed and appropriate actions are included in the plan. This checklist is useful for people interested in the evaluation of mental health plans

Access exchange international

ACCESS EXCHANGE INTERANTIONAL (AEI)

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Access Exchange International (AEI) is a non-governmental organization which promotes accessible public transport for persons with disabilities and seniors in Africa, Asia, the Americas, Russia and eastern Europe. This website provides information about AEI, their publications and newsletters, and links to other related resources. This resource is useful to people who are interested in accessible public transport

Community-based rehabilitation (CBR)

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)

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"Community-based rehabilitation (CBR) focuses on enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families, meeting basic needs and ensuring inclusion and participation. CBR was initiated in the mid-1980s but has evolved to become a multi-sectoral strategy that empowers persons with disabilities to access and benefit from education, employment, health and social services" This website features general information about CBR, specific details about what WHO is doing in CBR, and provides links to the CBR guidelines and other related resources. It is useful for anyone interested in CBR

A new approach to improving education and training services for tertiary students with disabilities

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ,EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS

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"This project sought to take an alternative view of disability service provision for the educational and learning needs of students in tertiary institutions. In looking at these issues, this project focused on the issue of flexibility within mainstream, on-campus educational and training programmes and drew a distinction between these and other learning programmes such as distance education and courses that are solely delivered electronically or on-line...This project report consists of four main sections. An Introduction including purpose, background and rationale, and structure. A review of the significant literature available on the issue of disability and education programme design and particularly the experience of students with disabilities. A report on a survey of teaching and disability staff’s views on FTL (Flexible teaching and learning) and disability. An outline of some practical resources for disability and teaching staff in the area of FTL that have eventuated from the project"

UNESCO Institute for lifelong learning

UNESCO INSTITUTE FOR LIFELONG LEARNING

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The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is a non-profit, policy-driven, international research, training, information, documentation and publishing centre of UNESCO. This website has information about its programme areas, implementation strategies, and information services as well as related links. This website is useful for people interested in lifelong learning

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