International Resources - General Disability Groups
- Disabled Peoples' International
A network of national organizations or assemblies of disabled people, established to promote human rights of disabled people through full participation, equalization of opportunity and development.
- Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks
A network of organizations and individuals concerned about mental health and committed to the empowerment of consumers seeking healthcare treatment for mental illness without fear of social stigma. GAMIAN is committed to promoting awareness about the causes, consequences and treatment of mental illness. Programs include a depression awareness and suicide prevention program.
- Handicap International
Works in partnership with local organisations and government institutions to raise awareness of both governments and the general public on disability and landmine issues.
- International Association for Disability and Oral Health
People who are concerned about those with disabilities and disadvantages, working together with those in their community, professional society and social or service organization to improve the oral health and quality of life for persons with special needs.
- International Disability Alliance
The International Disability Alliance - IDA represents more than 600 million people in the world with a disability.
- International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC)
Aim to promote inclusive development which respects the full human rights of every person, acknowledging diversity, eradicating poverty and ensuring that all people are fully included and can actively participate in development processes and activities regardless of age, gender, disability, state of health, ethnic origin or any other characteristic.
- International Disability Rights Monitor (IDRM)
Promote the full inclusion and participation of people with disabilities in society and to advance the use of international humanitarian law in ensuring that the rights of people with disabilities are respected and enforced.
- Mental Disability Rights International (MDRI)
Dedicated to promoting the human rights and full participation in society of people with mental disabilities worldwide.
- Mobility International USA E
Empowering people with disabilities around the world to achieve their human rights through international exchange and international development.
- United Nations Enable
Aims to support the full and effective participation of persons with disabilities in social life and development; to advance the rights and protect the dignity of persons with disabilities and; to promote equal access to employment, education, information, goods and services.
- World Institute on Disability
A public policy center organized by and for people with disabilities. It works to strengthen the disability movement through research, training, advocacy and public education to help people with disabilities throughout the world enjoy increased opportunities to live independently.