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If you are looking for organizations around the world that advocating for disability rights and inclusion on Twitter, please see below for their handles. If you know any disability organization that is not mentioned below, please add the name in the comments.
@AAPD: “The American Association of people with Disabilities (AAPD) works to increase the political and economic power of people with disabilities.”
@AUCDNews: The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) supports interdisciplinary research and trains University Centers & people with disabilities. AUCD is led by @AndyAUCD.
@DREDF: “The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund is a leading national civil rights law and policy center directed by individuals with disabilities.”
@NDRNadvocates: “The Network is the nation’s largest provider of legally based advocacy services to people with disabilities.”
@NCILAdvocacy: “The National Council on Independent Living is the longest-running national cross-disability, grassroots organization run by and for people with disabilities.”
@USICD: “US International Council on Disabilities works to promote rights & full participation of persons with disabilities through global engagement and US foreign affairs.” USICD is led by @isabelhodge.
@MobilityINTL: Mobility International USA empowers people with disabilities around the world to achieve their human rights through international exchange and international development.
@euroblind: “The voice of 30 million blind and partially sighted people in Europe.”
@NFB_voice: National Federation of the Blind knows “that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. You can live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back.”
@Sightsavers: Sightsavers protects sight and fight for disability rights.
@LeonardCheshire: “We are Leonard Cheshire — supporting individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability.”
@DisabilityIN: “Your business partner for disability inclusion. Formerly USBLN. DM us if you want IN!”
@ADANatonal: ADA National “Provides information, guidance and training on how to implement the ADA.”
@DRI_advocacy: “Disability Rights International is a non-profit dedicated to promoting the human rights and full participation in society of people with disabilities worldwide.”
@WID_org: “World Institute on Disability’s Vision: a world where people with disabilities live fully integrated lives economically and socially.”
@IDA_CRPD_Forum: “We are the International Disability Alliance, united for the rights & inclusion of all persons with disabilities.”
@MyEDF: “The European Disability Forum is the voice of 80 million persons with disabilities in Europe. We do advocacy in the EU!”
@DisabRightsFund: “A Movement to Change 1 Billion Lives: DRF supports persons with disabilities in the developing world to take lead in advocating for human rights & inclusion.”
@CBMworldwide: “We are an international Christian development organisation working for an inclusive world in which all persons with disabilities achieve their full potential.”
@WomenEnabled: “Sharing advocacy strategies and legal news for women’s rights and disability rights globally.”
@InclusionIntl: “The international network of people with intellectual disabilities and their families.”
@CID_NY: “Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York (or CIDNY). Organizing for disability rights in transportation access, healthcare, etc.”
@AskEARN: “Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) supports employers in hiring, retaining and advancing qualified people with disabilities.”
@AccessLiving: “Access Living is a change agent committed to fostering an inclusive society that enables people with disabilities to live fully engaged and self directed lives.”
@CDRNYS: “CDR advocates for full integration, independence, and civil rights of people with disabilities.”
@KesslerFdn: “Changing the lives of people with disabilities. Tweets by Carol Murphy & Laura Viglione. Shares do not necessarily reflect the views of Kessler Foundation.”
@NOD_ItsAbility: “NOD innovates disability employment solutions and offers a suite of professional services, tailored to meet leading companies’ workforce needs.”
@DisMentors: “The National Disability Mentoring Coalition mission: increase the awareness, quality & impact of mentoring for individuals with disabilities.”
@PWDAustralia: “We are a national cross-disability rights and advocacy not-for-profit, non-government organisation by and for all people with #disability.”
@RealEconImpact: “National Disability Institute promotes real economic impact for all Americans with disabilities.”
@DisabilitySmart: “Business Disability Forum (BDF) is a not-for-profit membership organisation that makes it easier to do business with and employ disabled people.”
@NYCDisabilities: “The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities works hand-in-hand with other City agencies to ensure that the voice of the disability community are represented.”
@CAPDisability: Disability Justice Initiative is dedicated to improving the lives of Americans. The Initiative is led by @rebeccacokley.