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Disabled Peoples' International
Disabled Peoples' International is a network of national organisations or assemblies of disabled people, established to promote human rights of disabled people through full participation, equalization of opportunity and development.www.dpi.org
Center for International Rehabilitation
The Center for International Rehabilitation is a not-for-profit organization that CIR conducts fieldwork, research, training, and education around the globe. The website holds information on Education, Engeneering, Land Mine Awareness and Disability Rights.www.cirnetwork.org
Handicap International was first set up in France in 1982 with the aim of 'helping people with disabilities regardless of their cause or nature, both in the national territory and in every corner of the globe'. The organisation today is one of the leading NGOs working in this field in 55 countries and a co-founder of the International Campaign to Ban Anti-personnel Landmines. Integrated into in the English version of their website are databases featuring disability related newsletters, contacts and websites.www.handicap-international.org.uk
The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign
The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign leads the fight against muscle disease by funding research, offering free information and advice about care and support.http://www.muscular-dystrophy.org/
The Directgov offers informations and services provided by a variety of UK government departments and agencies.www.direct.gov.uk/en/index.htm
Indenpendent Living Institute
The Independent Living Institute serves self-help organisations of disabled people who work for equal opportunities, self-determination and self-respect. It offers training materials, technical assistance and information on personal assistance, advocacy, access, legislation and peer support. Highlights of their website are services like the personal assistance network and the accessibel vacation home exchange.www.independentliving.org
UN enable initative
The website of the UN aims to assist in the promotion of effective measures for prevention of disability, rehabilitation, and the realization of the goals of full participation of disabled persons in social life and development, and of equality.www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/
The MS Trust is a UK charity, providing information for anyone affected by multiple sclerosis, education programmes for health professionals, funding for practical research and campaigning for specialist multiple sclerosis services. The organisation is in regular contact with over 35,000 people with or affected by MS.http://www.mstrust.org.uk/