Resources search

National empowerment center

NATIONAL EMPOWERMENT CENTER

Expand view

The National Empowerment Center aims to help individuals and groups develop the knowledge and ability to transform the mental health service system toward a more recovery-oriented and consumer-and family-driven approach. The website contains information about the center, a listing of consumer-run organisation and advocacy groups in all 50 states, and links to related resources and events. This website is useful to people interested in mental health

Global disability rights library

THE WIDERNET PROJECT

Expand view

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

Access exchange international

ACCESS EXCHANGE INTERANTIONAL (AEI)

Expand view

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

Good practice database

MAKING IT WORK

Expand view

This database contains individual good practice case studies that were collected using the Making it Work methodology. Making it Work is based on documenting examples of good practices and analyzing these practices to understand how they can be replicated or scaled up. The good practice case studies highlight what practice was achieved and how changes were achieved. Users can search for case studies by CRPD article, region, country, language, keyword or general search option

A leg to stand on

Expand view

Legs to Stand On is an initiative to prevent disease and restore the lives of persons afflicted with disabling diseases of the lower limb in countries with limited resources.

Moving forward toolkit : a guide for practitioners in the field of sport for youth in emergencies

CARE
Mercy Corps
Schwery Consulting

Expand view

This toolkit aims to help young people to recover from the traumatic effects of emergencies by providing practical tools that support sport and play programming to promote healthy physical, social, emotional and cognitive development. It offers recommendations and guidelines for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating sport and play programs in post-emergency settings
Note: a zip folder is provided for the toolkit templates

Cross the hurdles : a quarterly e-magazine that enables

CROSS THE HURDLES

Expand view

This bilingual e-magazine magazine contains articles written by people with disabilities and people who work for people with disabilities covering arrange of disability and inclusion issues. It aims to empowered those who feel disempowered due to their disabilities and social isolation
Quarterly e-magazine

International workshop in CBR and persons with intellectual disabilities

ITALIAN ASSOCIATION AMICI DI RAOUL FOLLEREAU (AIFO)

Expand view

This website presents resources, images and related information from the International workshop on community-based rehabilitation (CBR) and persons with intellectual or learning disabilities on the occasion of the the First World CBR Congress. The workshop report and presentations are available in pdf format
"CBR and Persons with Intellectual Disabilities"
Agra, India
24-25 November 2012

Scenari-aid

MEREDITH, Grant

Expand view

Scenari-Aid is a free website containing over 100 digitally recorded real-life scenarios for people to work through in their own time and style. Each functional scenario is comprised of a number of steps in which the user can pause at any time and choose to respond in a time and manner that best fits their situation, style and needs. This website is useful to users for the following reasons: fluency and speech therapy for people, stroke recovery, literacy skills for people from non-English speaking backgrounds, addressing social anxiety issues and the empowering the long term unemployed

Relevance of CBR and inclusive development in post-2015 development agenda

THOMAS, Maya
NINOMIYA, Akiie

Expand view

This report aims to "convey regional experiences and viewpoints on (community based inclusive development) CBID with an aim to provoke thoughts, and to identify key elements for future direction regarding Post MDGs framework from the perspective of persons with disabilities in Asia and the Pacific, in regards to further develop the implementation of CBR, and to reassure the possibility of an inclusive, barrier-free, and rights-based society"
Note: contact publisher for text format

International federation for electoral systems

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION FOR ELECTORAL SYSTEMS (IFES)

Expand view

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) supports citizens’ right to participate in free and fair elections. IFES advances good governance and democratic rights by: providing technical assistance to election officials; empowering the underrepresented to participate in the political process; and applying field-based research to improve the electoral cycle. This website provides information about election management, electoral integrity and transparency, citizen participation, and inclusion and empowerment. It features specific country information and a list of regional experts and related research and publications and events

Inclusion of persons with disabilities

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION FOR ELECTORAL SYSTEMS (IFES)

Expand view

The section of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) website features information about the inclusion of people with disabilities in elections and the political process

Young power in social action

YOUNG POWER IN SOCIAL ACTION (YPSA)

Expand view

Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) is a social development organisation working in 12 districts in Bangladesh to fight poverty and increase the participation of vulnerable groups in sustainable development. Their projects and activities focus upon health, human rights, education, disaster management, environment and biodiversity, knowledge and capacity development, and economic development. The website provides links to related organisations, reports, publications and news link

High-level meeting of the General Assembly on disability and development, 23 September 2013|The way forward : a disability inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond

UNITED NATIONS ENABLE

Expand view

This resource presents information and documents related to the high-level meeting on disability and development which focused upon a disability inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond. Related resources include preparatory documents, official documents, submissions, reports and resolutions
High-level meeting of the General Assembly on disability and development
New York, USA
23 September 2013

The accessible icon project

ACCESSIBLE ICON PROJECT

Expand view

This website presents the accessible icon project which provides supplies and services to transform the old international symbol of access into an active engaged image. Information is provided for about their partners and for the public to use their products and resources to change signs, to involve the community in disability advocacy and to share about accessibility, inclusion and disability rights. The shop offers products for a charge, however the icon is available to download for free

ICF education

WHO FUNCTIONING AND DISABILITY REFERENCE GROUP (FDRG)

Expand view

A web portal for the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) education materials. The portal is for sharing resources as well as for finding materials, and resources are available in a variety of languages including English, French, Dutch, German, Portuguese and Finnish

Enlightening and empowering people with disabilities in Africa (eepdAfrica)

ENLIGHTENING AND EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN AFRICA (eepdAfrica)

Expand view

"eepdAfrica envisions enlightening and empowering people with disabilities and others, in all cases by advocacy, education, mentoring and networking with PWDs locally and globally for an independent and self-sufficient life. It is the only voluntary change agents group existing in Africa to promote the welfare and dignity of persons with disabilities through free consultations, policy analysis, advocacy, education  and awareness creations for a positive change”

INCLUDE: A Community-Based Rehabilitation (CBR) learning community

Expand view

INCLUDE is an online learning community for community-based rehabilitation (CBR) that aims to inform and support CBR managers and interested stakeholders around the world.

It is an online programme that guides the user through different information modules based on the Community-based rehabilitation guidelines: health, education, livelihood, social and empowerment.

INCLUDE also provides tools to assist users to reflect on their own thoughts and experiences, and case studies that show CBR in action. INCLUDE allows the user to develop an action plan around management and the five components and corresponding elements of the CBR matrix.

These action plans can be stored and built on over time, and shared with others in the CBR community.

Newz Hook

Expand view

Newz Hook is an Indian news channel with a special focus on disability related news. It is accessible to visually impaired screen reader users, promotes sign language news for deaf and uses simple English. It has sections on features, accessibility, lifestyle, education, employment, technology and sport

Pages

E-bulletin