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Ausländische Organisationen (einzelne Länder)


Academic Network of European Disability Experts - ANED
The Academic Network of European Disability experts (ANED) was created by the European Commission in December 2007. The aim is to establish and maintain a pan-European academic network in the disability field that will support policy development in collaboration with the Commission's Disability Unit. - Reports and other documents on the situation of disabled people in the EU-countries are available.

European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education
The European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education is an independent and self-governing organisation established by the european member countries to act as their platform for collaboration regarding the development of provision for learners with special educational needs.

European Forum for Good Clinical Practice
The European Forum for Good Clinical Practice (EFGCP) is a non-profit organisation established by and for individuals with a professional involvement in the conduct of biomedical research. Its purpose is to promote good clinical practice and encourage the practice of common, high-quality standards in all stages of biomedical research throughout Europe.


BILD - British Institute of Learning Disabilities
The British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD) is a national charity committed to improving the quality of life for the 1.2 million people in the UK with a learning disability. They do this by influencing policy-makers and other decision-makers, encouraging good practice among practitioners and helping people with a learning disability take charge of their own lives and become part of an inclusive society.

GeneWatch UK
GeneWatch UK is a not-for-profit group that monitors developments in genetic technologies from a public interest, human rights, environmental protection and animal welfare perspective.

Health, Rehabilitation and Psychology Research Centre, Manchester Metropolitan University - HRP
The members of HRP are engaged in wide-ranging inter- and multi-disciplinary research in the fields of health services, disability and rehabilitation, learning disability and applied behavioural science.

National Association of Disabilty Practitioners
NADP is a Professional Association for those working in the Tertiary education sector involved in the management or delivery of services for disabled students.


Canadian Association for Community Living - CACL
We are families, people with intellectual disabilites and supporters working together to ensure that all people * have the same rights and access to choice, services and supports as all other persons; * have the same opportunities as others to live in freedom and dignity, and have the needed supports to do so; * are able to articulate and realize their aspirations and their rights.

CRDS - Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Program
Our particular focus is on understanding disability at the intersection of community and human services contexts. Towards that end CRDS was designed to be a small, interdisciplinary and inter-faculty university program, thereby building in an ability to examine issues of interest from a number of different perspectives. Central to this from the beginning has been the perspective of people with disabilities.

School of Disability Studies, Ryerson University, Toronto
Ryerson University's School of Disability Studies, established in 1999, is the first in Canada to offer a degree education that is strongly rooted in a disability studies perspective. They offer a distinct undergraduate program that illuminates the extent to which the lives of disabled people are shaped by patterns of injustice, exclusion, discrimination and the rule of social, cultural and aesthetic 'norms'.


Österreichische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Rehabilitation
Die ÖAR ist die Dachorganisation der Behindertenverbände Österreichs mit derzeit 78 Mitgliedsvereinen, welche mehr als 400.000 behinderte Menschen repräsentieren.


Centre for Research Ethics and Bioethics, Uppsala University, Sweden
We conduct research on Research Ethics, Bioethics and Medical Law. Research Ethics involves the application of ethical principles and values to a variety of research topics. It aims to create good research, while at the same time studying what good research is.


AGILE Behinderten-Selbsthilfe Schweiz
AGILE ist seit bald sechzig Jahren der Dachverband der Behinderten-Selbsthilfeorganisationen in der Schweiz.

Basler Appell gegen Gentechnologie
Der Basler Appell gegen Gentechnologie wurde 1988 anlässlich eines Gentech-kritischen Kongresses gegründet. Er hat über 1000 Mitglieder in der ganzen Schweiz und nochmals so viele SympathisantInnen.

insieme Schweiz ist die Dachorganisation der Elternvereine für Menschen mit einer geistigen Behinderung.

INSOS Schweiz - der nationale Branchenverband der Institutionen für Menschen mit Behinderung
INSOS Schweiz vertritt als nationaler Branchenverband die Interessen von 750 Institutionen für Menschen mit Behinderung.


Alliance for Human Research Protection
The Alliance for Human Research Protection (AHRP) is a national network of lay people and professionals dedicated to advancing responsible and ethical medical research practices, to minimizing the risks associated with such endeavors and to ensuring that the human rights, dignity and welfare of human subjects are protected.

American Association of People with Disabilities
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the country's largest cross-disability membership organization, organizes the disability community to be a powerful voice for change ? politically, economically, and socially.

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - AAIDD
AAIDD, (formerly AAMR -- American Association of Mental Retardation) is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization of professionals and citizens concerned about intellectual and developmental disabilities. We're tireless promoters of progressive policies, sound research, effective practices and universal human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Center for Genetics and Society
The Center for Genetics and Society is a nonprofit information and public affairs organization working to encourage responsible uses and effective societal governance of the new human genetic and reproductive technologies. We work with a growing network of scientists, health professionals, civil society leaders, and others.

Center on Disability Studies, University of Hawaii, Manoa - CDS
CDS consists of several focused Centers and Programs that reflect the mission and vision of the Center on Disability Studies.

IEET - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
The IEET’s mission is to be a center for voices arguing for a responsible, constructive, ethical approach to the most powerful emerging technologies. We believe that technological progress can be a catalyst for positive human development so long as we ensure that technologies are safe and equitably distributed.

International Task Force on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide
The goal of the International Task Force is to make certain that a patient's right to receive care and compassion is not replaced by a doctor's right to prescribe poison or administer a lethal injection.

Not Dead Yet
Though often described as compassionate, legalized medical killing is really about a deadly double standard for people with severe disabilities, including both conditions that are labeled terminal and those that are not.

Public Citizen - Section Health Research
Public Citizen's work in health and safety has focused on protecting consumers by advocating for stronger physician accountability; safer, more effective drugs, medical devices and dietary supplements; equitable health care; safer streets, cars and trucks; and improvements in worker and product safety.

Society for Disability Studies
The Society for Disability Studies (SDS) is a scholarly organization that is dedicated to the cause of promoting the disability studies as an academic discipline.

The Hastings Center
The Hastings Center is an independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit bioethics research institute founded in 1969 to explore fundamental and emerging questions in medicine, health care, biotechnology.


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