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TASH
TASH is an international membership association leading the way to inclusive communities through research, education, and advocacy. TASH members are people with disabilities, family members, fellow citizens, advocates, and professionals working together to create change and build capacity so that all people, no matter their perceived level of disability, are included in all aspects of society. We have twenty-five chapters and thousands of members from thirty-four different countries and territories. Since our inception over thirty years ago, TASH has gained international acclaim for our uncompromising stand against separatism, stigmatization, abuse and neglect. We actively promote the full inclusion and participation of persons with disabilities in all aspects of life. TASH believes that no one with a disability should be forced to live, work, or learn in a segregated setting; that all individuals deserve the right to direct their own lives. TASH ‘s mission is to eliminate physical and social obstacles that prevent equity, diversity, and quality of life.
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Allen, Shea & Associates
The general partnership of Allen, Shea & Associates was organized in 1986. We provide professional services in the area of planning, research, training, materials development, and evaluation within the field of human services with an emphasis on disabilities. We’ve been serving you on the web since 1995.
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A NEW VISION FOR COMMUNITY LIVING a vision of choice and change
Report of the Community Living Transition Steering Committee This is the Final Report of the Community Living Transition Steering Committee. Formal approval of this report took place on October 22, 2002 as evidenced by the signatures affixed to the report on the following pages. The members of the Steering Committee hope that readers will take some time to provide comment and feedback on the report and the recommendations included in the report. To facilitate this, the Steering Committee’s website [www.cltsc.bc.ca] and the MCFD website [www.mcf.gov.bc.ca] both provide a means of direct and immediate access via email. Written comments can be sent to: Ministry of Children and Family Development Community Living Transition Steering Committee PO Box 9771 Stn Prov Gov Victoria, BC V8W 9S5
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History of the Disability Rights Movement
The History of the Disability Rights Movement is profiled at the Smithsonian Institute. This site gives you the feeling of being at the actual interactive display at this famous Museum in Washington, D.C., USA.
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United Nations Statistics on Human Functioning and Disability
Human functioning and disability Introduction | Statistics | Standards and methods | Meetings The demand for statistics on human functioning and disability has greatly increased following the International Year of Disabled Persons (1981), the adoption of the United Nations World Programme of Action Concerning Disabled Persons (1982), and the release of the Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (1993). The World Programme of Action specifically requested the United Nations to develop systems for the regular collection and dissemination of information on disability. The questionnaire on Human Functioning and Disability Statistics was subsequently developed based on recommendations and decisions by expert group meetings and the United Nations Statistical Commission. In March 2006 the United Nations Statistics Division initiated a systematic and regular collection of basic statistics on disability through the existing Demographic Yearbook data collection system. This web site is a statistical reference and guide to the standards and methods and available data on human functioning and disability.
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Articles on Community Inclusion
Articles on successful models for community inclusion written by David and Faye Wetherow.
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CANADIAN COUNCIL ON SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
The Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD) is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization, which was founded in 1920. Our mission is to develop and promote progressive social policies inspired by social justice, equality and the empowerment of individuals and communities. We do this through research, consultation, public education and advocacy. Our main product is information. Our sources of funding include research contracts, the sale of publications and memberships, and donations.
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Canadian Centre on Disability Studies
This Centre is directed by people with disabilities in connection with the Unversity of Manitoba. Their activities include promoting full and equal participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of society.
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Canadian Social Research Newsletter
The Canadian Social Research Newsletter has links to lots of legal information about Canadian and international law including reports from the federal and provincial governments
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Disability Challenge – India
The Disability India Network, India’s one-stop site for comprehensive information related to disability in India, is hosted by the Society for Child Development
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The Society for Disability Studies (SDS)
The Society for Disability Studies (SDS) is an international non-profit organization that promotes the exploration of disability through research, artistic production, and teaching. Disability Studies encourages perspectives that place disability in social, cultural, and political contexts. Through our work we seek to augment understanding of disability in all cultures and historical periods, to promote greater awareness of the experiences of disabled people, and to contribute to social change.
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Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc. (FDDC)
The FDDC develops services and policies for people with developmental disabilities by planning and paying for research and programs to improve the quality of their lives.
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Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada
The Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada (MDAC) is a national voluntary agency incorporated in. MDAC is committed to funding leading research and providing information, vital services, and hope to tens of thousands of Canadians living with neuromuscular disorders.
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The Muscular Dystrophy Association of United States
The Muscular Dystrophy Association is a voluntary health agency — a dedicated partnership between scientists and concerned citizens aimed at conquering neuromuscular diseases that affect more than a million Americans. MDA combats neuromuscular diseases through programs of worldwide research, comprehensive medical and community services, and far-reaching professional and public health education. With national headquarters in Tucson, MDA has more than 200 offices across the country, sponsors 230 hospital-affiliated clinics and supports nearly 400 research projects around the world. MDA supports more research on neuromuscular diseases than any other private-sector organization in the world. MDA scientists are in the forefront of gene therapy research and have uncovered the genetic defects responsible for several forms of muscular dystrophy, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, a form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease), childhood spinal muscular atrophy, and several other neuromuscular conditions. The Association’s comprehensive service program includes medical examinations, flu shots, support groups, MDA summer camps for youngsters and assistance with purchase of wheelchairs and leg braces. MDA was created in 1950 by a group of adults with muscular dystrophy, parents of children with muscular dystrophy, and a physician-scientist studying the disorder. Since its earliest days it has been energized by its number-one volunteer and national chairman, entertainer Jerry Lewis. The Association’s programs are funded almost entirely by individual private contributors. MDA seeks no government grants, United Way funding or fees from those it serves.
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Muscular Dystrophy Ireland
Muscular Dystrophy Ireland provides support to persons with neuromuscular conditions and their families through the provision of a range of support services.
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