In a new resolution, the organization urges governments to listen to those who are affected the most by natural disasters.
To enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services.
NCD is an independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress on issues affecting 54 million Americans with disabilities.
US Department of Housing and Urban Development | The mission of FHEO is to eliminate housing discrimination, promote economic opportunity, and achieve diverse, inclusive communities by leading the nation in the enforcement, administration, development, and public understanding of federal fair housing policies and laws.
Authorized by Congress in the United States Department of Labor | ODEP’s mission is to develop and influence policies and practices that increase the number and quality of employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
ILI is a policy development center specializing in consumer-driven policies for disabled peoples’ self-determination, self-respect and dignity. We run a virtual library and interactive services for persons with extensive disabilities. We are experts in designing and implementing direct payment schemes for personal assistance services, mainstream taxi and assistive technology.
Universal Design (UD) is an approach to design that increases the potential for developing a better quality of life for a wide range of individuals. It is a design process that enables and empowers a diverse population by improving human performance, health and wellness, and social participation (Steinfeld and Maisel, 2012). It creates products, systems, and environments to be as usable as possible by as many people as possible regardless of age, ability or situation.