THE FIELD OF DISABILITY IS CLOSELY LINKED TO HUMAN RIGHTS & INCLUSION
Read the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
Hesperian has several illustrated guides for specific groups:
- "A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities" – Information for women with disabilities to overcome social stigma and inadequate care to improve their health and independence
- "Helping Children Who Are Deaf" – Information for caregivers to foster language learning through both sign and oral approaches
- "Helping Children Who Are Blind" – Activities and information for caregivers to help a child with vision problems develop all of his or her capabilities.
Source is a leading international online resource centre on disability, inclusion and development.
MIUSA has resources to empower people with disabilities around the world to achieve their human rights
The Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) offer a free resource book (also in French), Water and Sanitation for Disabled People and Other Vulnerable Groups: Designing services to improve accessibility.
Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability (APCD) runs courses for different disabled groups in Thailand.
Enabling Education Network is an inclusive education information-sharing network
Support for life: physical rehabilitation programme outlines the history and achievements of the ICRC's physical rehabilitation programme and is intended to raise awareness of the long lasting needs of persons with physical disabilities.