Organisations

Lizie Dan La Main, Union des Areugles de L'Ile Maurice

Mauritius

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Louis Pasteur Street
Forest-Side

The organisation aims to help blind people to integrate into society through action across many fields: Education by providing pre-primary and primary teaching in Braille. Vocational Training through the manufacture of a variety of baskets, picture frames, etc. Sports for leisure and competitions. Musical groups offering good prospects to the young by enabling them to become efficient musicians. In the near future the organisation will be offering training in Computer Studies to help them find a job. The resource centre is open to the public

CIET International

USA

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511 Avenue of the Americas #132
New York, NY 10011

CIET is an international group of professionals from a variety of disciplines, including epidemiology, medicine, planning, communications and other social sciences, who bring scientific research methods to community levels. By involving people at these levels in information gathering and analysis, CIET helps them to participate, in an increasingly informed way, in decisions that affect their lives. Through both formal and on-the-job training over a series of reiterative survey cycles, CIET shares its collective skills and its methods with national, regional and local planners to help develop local stakeholder information systems and build indigenous capacities for evidence-based planning and action. CIET is also an academic centre, based at the Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero in Mexico that provides formal training in evidence-based planning through short courses and an intensive eight-week course as well as through diploma, masters and doctoral programmes. In addition to New York and Mexico, it also has offices in Nicaragua, Pakistan, London, Ottawa and Johannesburg

Inclusive Education Canada

Canada

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Kinsmen Building, York University,
4700 Keele St.
Toronto, Ontario
M3J1P3

This web site promotes the Canadian vision for inclusive education. It has been designed as a meeting place for parents, family members, teachers, education officials and community members who are committed to making inclusive education a reality in our communities.

Our Vision: All people with intellectual disabilities are fully included with their peers in regular education, with appropriate supports from early childhood through to post secondary and adult life-long learning.

Benchmarks for Achievement:

  • Effective inclusive practice is the norm in classrooms, schools and post secondary educational systems across the country.
  • Educational policy and programming promotes and supports inclusive education.
  • Broad public support exists for inclusive education as an essential aspect of a quality education for all children

Down Syndrome Resource Foundation

Canada

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Down Syndrome Resource Foundation
1409 Sperling Avenue, Burnaby
British Columbia, Canada
V5B 4J8

Mission: The mission of the Down Syndrome Resource Foundation is to empower individuals with Down syndrome to reach their full potential throughout life by pioneering and providing educational programs and services, disseminating information, and changing attitudes.

Vision: Our vision is a Canada that values and empowers people living with Down syndrome, and promotes social and economic inclusion across the lifespan.

DSRF offers a wide variety of educational and health opportunities to children and young adults with Down syndrome, including ground-breaking one to one reading and math instruction, speech language therapy, occupational therapy, and a variety of adult education programs which prepare our students to live full and fulfilling lives in the community and workplace. Our programs are continually evolving based on the latest intervention research and best practice, and tailored to the individual learner's strengths, interests and needs.