The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is devoted to cure type 1 diabetes. It sets the global agenda for diabetes research, and is the largest charitable funder and advocate of diabetes science worldwide. The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.
The Canadian Centre on Disability Studies is a consumer-directed, university affiliated centre dedicated to research, education and information dissemination on disability issues. The CCDS is committed to fostering a spirit of collaboration between the disability and academic communities, and along with the government and private sectors to work toward initiatives of mutual concern and benefit.
The Joslin Diabetes Center is an institution dedicated exclusively to diabetes, and is unique in its commitment to both patient care and research. The Joslin clinic and Joslin research include internationally scientists from multiple disciplines providing the research, treatment and education for people with diabetes.
The Society for Disability Studies (SDS) is an international non-profit organization that promotes the study of disability in social, cultural, and political contexts. Disability Studies recognizes that disability is a key aspect of human experience, and that the study of disability has important political, social, and economic implications for society as a whole, including both disabled and nondisabled people.