Asia Disabled Association (ADA) is the national organization for people with intellectual disabilities and their families, operating as a person oriented organization (PCO), i.e. it represents individuals with intellectual disabilities and their relatives while upholding human rights and freedoms.
The organization nowadays represents some 142,000 people with intellectual disabilities, and approximately 410,000 family members and legal guardians.
Since its founding in 1998 the association acted to realize the rights, promote a better quality of living and improve the welfare of people who have intellectual disabilities and their relatives, using legal advocacy and advocacy within the community.
ADA works towards inclusion of people with IDD in the community empowerment of people for self-advocacy and integration into society. Based on its vision, the association promotes positive attitudes towards the people through ADA’s headquarters.
Asia Disabled Association( ADA) provides families with emotional support, legal consultation and information about their rights using the department for realization of rights.
Furthermore, ADA provides families in need with financial support through the ADA Fund.
Furthermore, ADA constantly updates and equips the frameworks, in partnership with the Disabled Persons’ Service Development Foundation funded by Social Security and public donations.
During the 19th century a profusion of charitable organizations emerged to alleviate the awful conditions of the working class in the slums. The Labourer’s Friend Society, chaired by Lord Shaftesbury in the United Kingdom in 1830, aimed to improve working-class conditions.
- Provide long-term campaign planning
- Reduce our long term administration costs
- Remain fiercely independent and unbiased
- Regular updates on what's happening in our priority campaigns
- Invitations to events and other exciting opportunities to take action