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Resources   
 Industry
       Product Design Studios
       Accesibility Design Firms

 Organisations
      
Associations
          
InDeAs
      
Standards, IPR  

 Ministry
       Social Justice and
          Empowerment

Disability India Network
Provides
comprehensive information related to disability in India - Links, Resources, Organisations, Forum, etc.

Cerebral Palsy India
A Guide to cerebral palsy in India with news, updates and resources for Educators and Parents




 Writings, Reports, etc.
      National Policy for Persons with Disabilities (pdf)

      Programs for the Care of Elderly - Govt. of India

      Barrier Free Tourism for People with Disabilities
         - from Disability India

      Guidelines-Standards for Barrier Free Built Environment
         - from Disability India

     
Articles on 'Disability' from India-Together

      Articles on 'Designing for All'


 e-Groups, Forums
Disability India
Design India
IDCian, IDCians
NID Folks
Sristi School
 


D'source

- resources on design in India - courses, examples, case studies, videos, etc.
 Research Centres
       All Institutions
           NIVH
           NIMH
           AYJNIHH
           MIPH + more
       Museums
  NIVH, Dehradun
   . National Institute for the
     Visually Handicapped
   - Centre for research and
     development to assist the
     visually impaired

 
NIMH, Secunderabad
  . National Institute for the
    Mentally Handicapped
  . empowering the persons
    with mental retardation
  . care and rehabilitation
  . research and development
  .


AYJNIHH, Mumbai
  . Ali Yavar Jung National
    Institute for Hearing
    Handicapped,
Mumbai
  .
research for the education
    and rehabilitation of the
    hearing handicapped.



  MIPH, Delhi
  . National Institute for
    Physically Handicapped
 
  - committed to the
    rehabilitation of the persons
    with locomotor disabilities
 Design Institutions
      
All Schools
          
NID
          
IDC, IIT Bombay
          
Sristi, Bangalore
          
IIT Guwahati
          
NIFT + more
      
Museums

  IDC, IIT Bombay
    . 2 year Master of Design 
      (M. Des)
    . Doctoral Degrees (Ph. D)
    .  Admission through CEED +
      Entrance Examination +       Interview
  NID, Ahmedabad
   . 4 year) Graduate Diploma
     Programme in Design
     (GDPD)
   . 2 1/2 year Post - Graduate
     Diploma Programme in
     Design (PGDPD)
   . Admission through      Entrance Examination +      Interview

  Sristi, Bangalore
    . 2 + 2 year Professional
      Diploma in Visual
      Communication

    . Admission through       Entrance Examination +       Interview
  DoD, IIT Guwahati
   . 4 year) graduate program
     in Design (B. Des)
     Admission through JEE


Webzines
Disability India Journal

India Together

Design for All

Webzines International
Disabilities Studies
Disabled World 

Disability World








NGO's
Indian Handicapped Welfare Association, Gurgaon

National Association of the Blind (NAB)
    NAB, Delhi; NAB, Bangalore; NAB, Nasik
Blind Foundation
Spastics Society of India
 
Indian NGO's.com - Resources for NGO's 

Institutes
Institute for Productive and Empowered Old Age (IPEOA)

     



Organisations
 Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, Delhi
 National Centre for Promotion of Employment for
    Disabled People (NCPEDP)
 National Handicapped Finance and Development
    Corporation: (NHFDC), Delhi
 National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism,
    Cerebral palsy, Mental retardation and Multiple disabilities
 Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Delhi
 Rehabilitation Council of India, Delhi


International
 Disabled People International
 Sense International
The United Nations Global Programme on Disability
Disability and the United Nations

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