Delhi-based AFA that was started in 1991 “to provide support and services to persons with autism and their families, and to create an environment in India in which people with ASD are able to grow to their full potential.” The website has information regarding care and services for autistic children in India as well as links to information and education resources about autism.
Astha is a cross-disability organisation working with children and persons with disabilities in urban slums and resettlement colonies of Delhi and in rural areas of Gorakhpur district in Uttar Pradesh. It provides walk-in service for referrals, counselling and also runs a National Disability Helpline which can offer information about schemes, policies and rights of persons with disabilities. Check out their “Research”, “Advocacy”, and “Alliances” section to learn more about children with disabilities.
CTH is an Indian organisation that provides information and services such as mentoring and tele-counselling for people with disabilities. The “Online Teaching” section provides virtual education facilities to children with disabilities who cannot attend mainstream schools due to “inaccessibility, lack of facilities and awareness about the needs of students with disabilities.”
This is an India-based website that provides a network of support and information about disability services throughout the country. The website states that it is a “one-stop site for comprehensive information related to disability in India.”
The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) is a grant-making collaborative between donors and the global disability rights community that empowers persons with disabilities to advocate for equal rights. The organisation is led by persons with disabilities, primarily in Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands, and the Caribbean. Check out their “Our Stories of Change” section to learn more about global stories of disability rights.
EnAble India provides career counselling, training, and more to help people with disabilities in India find employment. They also conduct trainings and workshops for employers on how to make their workplaces more inclusive and accessible. Use their “Enable Vaani” info line service to find out more about employment, education, schemes, and more.
Dehradun-based Latika Roy Foundation provides “specialized, localized services” for children with disabilities and their families. Their list of resources provides information about Developmental Disabilities, Government Facilities, Parent Support, Publications, and steps on how to conduct workshop and more such information. Take the “Child Protections Quiz” to learn more about abuse with children with disabilities.
National Association for the Blind Delhi provides education and training services to blind, low vision, Deaf-Blind and the multi-disabled of all age groups. Their services include technology enabled Inclusive School Education for the Blind, Digital Literacy and Advanced Computer Training Courses, Centre for Multiple disabilities for Multisensory Impaired/Deaf-Blind Children, Assistive Technology Helpline, Digital and Talking Book Library, Braille & Large Print Book Production and more.
NCPEDP is a cross-disability not-for-profit organisation working as an interface between the Government of India, industry, international agencies, and the voluntary sector “towards empowerment of persons with disabilities.” The website features the organisation’s publications, including information on the Rights of People with Disabilities Act 2016 in various Indian languages. The “News” section contains curated list of news articles on disabilities.
This is a resource centre on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities based in Hyderabad. Check out the “Information Resources” to learn more about Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The “Find services” section helps website visitors connect with various kinds of therapists and services including speech therapists, physiotherapy, behavioural modification etc. The website provides options to “Register as a Parent” and “Register as a Provider”.
This Mumbai based not-for-profit organisation works for rights of persons with disabilities, particularly women and youth with disabilities. They offer writing workshops for women with disabilities, launched a national leadership program for women with disabilities and are running a research project to document the experiences of people with disabilities in schools, colleges and other educational institutions. Check out their blogs to read more about disabilities.
This is a website that starts with the premise that women who are disabled are sexual beings - just like any other woman. It discusses a wide range of topics related to sexuality without shying away from them. This website is accessible to people with disabilities; special features have been included to ensure this.
The website of this US-based group has information and learning resources is geared toward people with disabilities and their families. The site has interesting links to information on Care, Leisure, Support and Wellness (including for spouses and parents of people with disabilities).
WEI is US based and works at the intersection of women's rights and disability rights to advance the rights of women and girls with disabilities around the world. Check out their publications and “Our work on the issues” section to learn more about women with disabilities through an intersectional approach.