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Alternative for India Development (AID)

India

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No. 1 VGN Nagar,
Iyyappan Thangal
Chennai 600 056

This organisation aims to empower poor people to deal with their problems by themselves; to provide training, information and resource support for the strengthening of grassroots organisations; to promote education and health for all; and to enhance livelihoods. Their resource centre is open to the public

MethodFinder.net

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MethodFinder.net is a website that provides systematically researched and documented generic methods, the conceptual approach of which is to separate the method from the application. The generic method is designed to be used in any country and in any social context. It links theory with practice. The examples are always based upon country and situation-specific applications of the method. Each application example is therefore adjusted to local conditions.  The methods can be browsed and freely downloaded from the website as PDF files

The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM)

Sri Lanka

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531/18, Kotte Road, Pitakotte ,10100, Sri Lanka

Since the establishment in 2012, The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) has pioneered the industry in the field of organizing Conferences locally. The Institute has had a proud history of having to successfully organize over 80 Conferences locally and on International grounds securing a network of participants representing from across 150 countries. In line with the advent of academic Conferences, the Institute along with academic researchers, professionals, government officials, industry experts and renowned universities have succeeded in setting standards in achieving knowledge platforms paving way for issues to be voiced and subsequently arriving at solution

India Inclusion Summit

India

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We are India Inclusion Summit, a community driven Initiative that brings together thought leaders from the field of inclusion to deliberate, discuss and take forward diverse talents available in our society. The Summit is an egalitarian platform attracting people from a range of fields.

We along with you aspire to create the world’s largest platform that fosters diversity and inclusion in the society

University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability/UCED

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10 West Edge Drive, Suite 101
Durham, NH 03824

The Institute on Disability improves knowledge, policies, and practices related to the lives of people with disabilities & their families.

The IOD aligns its projects and strategic initiatives with current and emerging national, regional, and state priorities related to individuals with disabilities. A majority of IOD grants and programs are concentrated within the following areas:
Assistive Technology, Community Living & Employment, Health & Genetics, Inclusive Early Care & Education

The IOD makes significant contributions to the body of knowledge related to disability through a variety of research and evaluation activities including data analysis, focus group facilitation, model demonstration projects, or project outcome evaluation.

As a grant-funded research institute, the coordinates a number of state and national projects and programs which address a broad range of disability topics across the life span.

The IOD supports the efforts of consumers and professionals to create more inclusive communities by providing local, regional, and national services, that represent current and emerging best practices.
 

The Birth Injury Justice Center

USA

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1330 Boylston St.
Suite 400
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

The Birth Injury Justice Center was created as a helpful resource focused on victims of birth injuries and their families. Our mission is to provide legal information and guidance and serve all families with disabilities caused by physical birth injuries.

Cerebral Palsy Group

USA

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13506 Summerport Village Pkwy
Windermere, FL 34786407-501-5056

Cerebral Palsy Group is an online resource for anyone who has been affected by cerebral palsy, birth injuries, or brain injuries. The team was created to provide answers and all types of assistance needed to help improve the quality of life for loved ones and family members with cerebral palsy. It helps provide free support and useful resources to individuals and families who have been diagnosed with cerebral palsy and other disabilities

Southern African Federation of the Disabled (SAFOD)

Botswana

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P. O. Box AE 901 AEH, Molapo Crossing
Ipelo House, Plot 103, Unit 3, Commerce Park
Gaborone

We are a leading Southern African disability-focused network engaged in coordination of activities of organisations of Persons with Disabilities in the Southern Africa region. The organisation was formed in 1986 by persons with disabilities as a federation of Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs) with a strong presence in 10 countries. In each of these countries, we coordinate our programs and activities through national federations of DPOs, as follows:

- Federation of Organisations of Disabled People in Angola (FAPED);
- Botswana Federation of Disabled People (BOFOD);
- Lesotho National Federation of the Disabled (LNFOD);
- Federation of Disability Organisations in Malawi (FEDOMA);
- Forum of Associations of Disabled People in Mozambique (FAMOD);
- National Federation of People with Disabilities in Namibia (NFPDN);
- Disabled People South Africa (DPSA);
- Federation of Organisations of Disabled People in Swaziland (FODSWA);
- Zambia Federation of Disabled (ZAFOD); and
- Federation of Organisations of Disabled People in Zimbabwe (FODPZ).

OUR MISSION

"To advocate for the rights of Persons with Disabilities as well as nurturing and strengthening its affiliates and other stakeholders in Southern Africa to ensure promotion of inclusive development and human rights for persons with disabilities."

OUR SLOGAN

SAFOD operates under the following motto: "Unlocking an Inclusive Society for Persons with Disabilities in Southern Africa."

OUR VISION

"An inclusive society where Persons with Disabilities are treated with dignity, respect and on the basis of equality."

WHAT WE DO

SAFOD delivers on its mission of strengthening DPOs in SAFOD member countries through training, research, coordination, information-sharing, promotion of human rights and stimulating persons with disabilities' political and social development.

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