Action for Ability Development and Inclusion
AADI, a National level organization, works for the rights of people with disability in Delhi-NCR
Work and Achievements
Action for Ability Development and Inclusion (AADI) started in 1978, as a small centre for children with cerebral palsy and is an established national level organization working for the rights of people across disability today.
AADI’s current focus:
- Knowledge Management and Resource Centre: Web based and mobile platform for policy makers, service providers, civil society and disabled people, providing access to information and knowledge resources for all impairments and rights of persons with disabilities
- Institute of Ability Development and Inclusion: An institution to research, design, disseminate and embed capacity building processes for law and policy makers, disabled people, civil society, existing professionals from the fields of education, health, mental health, human resource, law and architecture.
- Disability Rights and Participation Processes: Multiple processes of disability rights awareness and facilitation led by persons living with disability
- Ability Development and Inclusive Communities, Opportunities, Resources and Services: A Delhi-NCR based program for early identification of disabled people in vulnerable circumstances, sensitizing and capacity building resources for health, habilitation and rehabilitation, education, art, culture, transport, livelihoods and independent living.
As a leader in the Disability sector, AADI has made significant contributions to the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act (2016); conducted nationwide research in collaboration with UNESCO and suggested recommendations in the area of inclusive education (2018) and towards ensuring accessibility in the National Elections (2019).
Fund Utilisation Statement
AADI will provide inclusive services to people with disabilities for health & well being, education, training, employment & accessing civil & political rights. We will further train inclusive service providers to address their needs.