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Usually set up by ordinary citizens, NGOs may be funded by governments, foundations, businesses, or private persons. Some avoid formal funding altogether and are run primarily by volunteers. NGOs are highly diverse groups of organizations engaged in a wide range of activities, and take different forms in different parts of the world. Some may have charitable status, while others may be registered for tax exemption based on recognition of social purposes. Others may be fronts for political, religious, or other interests (Wikipedia).

The organizations listed here may be:

  • Functional diversity related organizations, preferably those that in one way or another are part of research or development projects for assistive products related with ICT or with accessible design.
  • Foundations belonging to NGOs or to companies that promote accessible designs or accessibility through ICT.
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Directorio de organizaciones relacionadas con las tecnologías de apoyo y la accesibilidad
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Coordinadora del Diseño para Todas las Personas en España España Founded in the year of 1996, the Coordinadora attempts to bring together all those entities, administrations, companies and professional firms which are...
European Rare Diseases Organisation (EURORDIS) Internacional EURORDIS is a non-governmental patient-driven alliance of patient organisations representing 738 rare disease patient organisations in 65 countries. We are the... Eurordis logo
Everyone communicates Internacional Our mission is to promote access to augmentative and alternative communication methods for all who have little or no effective speech and to promote the use of... "everyone communicates" website
Expandability EE.UU. Expandability connects persons with disabilities to successful employment, serving both employers and job seekers. For employers, we are a one-stop solution... Expandability logo
G3ict Internacional G3ict – the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies – is an advocacy initiative launched in December 2006 by the United... G3ict website image
Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) Internacional The Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) is the leading international organization dedicated to the promotion of accessibility... GAATES logo
International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations Internacional The International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations was founded in 1992 to provide an international community for individual ALS/MND associations from around... International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations' logo
International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) What do we mean when we say "accessibility"? Accessibility is about providing access to information for everyone, regardless of age or ability, so that each... IAAP Website image
International Disability Alliance The International Disability Alliance (IDA) was established in 1999 as a network of global and, since 2007, regional disabled people’s organizations . The aim... International Disability Alliance Website image
International Society for Augmentative & Alternative Communication The International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) works to improve the lives of children and adults who use AAC. ISAAC’s vision... Logo of International Society for Augmentative & Alternative Communication

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