Associations and organizations
Access Culture (Acesso Cultura, Associação Cultural) promotes access – physical, social and intellectual – to cultural participation. Access Culture is based in Portugal.
Arts Access Aotearoa
Arts Access Aotearoa | Whakahauhau Katoa o Hanga advocates for people in New Zealand who experience barriers to participation in the arts, as both creators and audience members.
Article 27 promotes economical accessibility of art and culture in Belgium.
Attitude is Everything
Attitude is Everything improves Deaf and disabled people’s access to live music by working in partnership with audiences, artists and the music industry to implement a Charter of Best Practice across the UK.
The Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE)
Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) is an information provider and
a forum for collaborative dialogue between providers and users on how
the built environment can best be made or modified to achieve inclusion
Communication and Technology Centre Tikoteekki
and Technology Centre Tikoteekki promotes the best possible
communication for people with complex communication needs.
Cultural Service for the Visually Impaired (CSVI)
Service for the Visually Impaired (CSVI) encourages visually impaired
people to have cultural activities and promotes accessibility for
various kinds of cultural events. CSVI publishes Kajastus-magazine. It
also submits people who provide audio descriptionto various cultural
events, and sustains a register of these people.
Culture Action EuropeCulture Action Europe is an advocacy and lobby organisation promoting arts and culture as a building block of the European project. The aim of the organization is to influence European policies for more and better access to culture across the continent and beyond.
DanceAbility FinlandDanceAbility Finland is a non-profit organization continually forging new frontiers in dance through workshops and demonstrations.
Demos is a think tank working on six different areas in
order to better people's ability to make personal choices and to make
organisations more effective.
Diversity Arts Culture
Diversity Arts Culture is a design and consultation office for diversity development in the cultural sector, based in Berlin. We aim to make arts and culture accessible to all and to break down barriers, so that we can bring exciting art from diverse perspectives to the cultural sector.
The DuvTeatern theatre companyThe DuvTeatern theatre company aims to deepen the connection between people with and without disabilities and co-operates with visiting professional artists.
EUCREA Finland promotes equal opportunities
for people with disabilities in the areas of art, culture and media. A
member association in the European network EUCREA international.
Eucrea InternationalEucrea International is an international association for the promotion of equal opportunities for people with disabilities in the areas of art, culture and media.
European Disability Forumedf-feph.org
European Outsider Art Association (EOA)European Outsider Art Association (EOA) operates as an umbrella organisation for all cultural workers devoted to the promotion of marginalised art in the European cultural sector. The primary objectives of the association include for example contributing to the shaping, development and implementation of national and European policies and legislation and to promote the rights of outsider artists.
FDUV is a nationwide interest organisation working on
behalf of Swedish-speaking persons with intellectual disability and
their close relatives. FDUV stands for Förbundet De Utvecklingsstördas
Väl (Association for Swedish-speaking persons with intellectual
disability in Finland).
The Federation of Swedish Speaking Visually Impaired in Finland
The Finnish Association for Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
The Finnish Association for Mental Health, FAMH
Association for Mental Health, FAMH promotes mental health and works
towards good mental health to be considered essential at all levels of
society and in all spheres of life.
The Finnish Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (FAIDD)
Finnish Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
(FAIDD) is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation that promotes
good life, equality and participation for people with intellectual
disabilities and others who need support with learning, understanding
The Finnish Association of People with Physical Disabilities (FPD)
The Finnish Association of People with Physical Disabilities (FPD) is a national advocacy and service association.
The Finnish Association of the Deaf
The Finnish Association of the Deaf is advocacy, expert and service organisation.
Finnish Central Association for Mental Health
Association for Mental Health is an association for people suffering
and recovering from psychiatric problems. It stresses the right to a
full, dignified life for everyone.
The Finnish CP Association
The Finnish CP Association has 20
local member associations around the country. As a national disability
organisation, the Finnish CP Association monitors the realisation of the
rights of persons with Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida or hydrocephalus
and their families.
The Finnish Deafblind Association
The Finnish Federation of Hard of Hearing (FFHOH)
The Finnish Federation of Hard of Hearing (FFHOH) represents the rights and interests of HOH people and provides services for HOH and deafened people and their families.
Finnish Federation of the Visually Impaired (FFVI)
Finnish Neuro Society
Finnish Neuro Society looks after the interests of people with MS and rare progressive neurological diseases as well as their families.
Hilma - The Support Centre for Immigrant Persons with Disabilitiestukikeskushilma.fi
Inclusion Finland KVTL
Inclusion Finland KVTL's mission is to provide support for its members, protect and develop the social equality and rights of the intellectually disabled and their families, and act to promote its members´ quality of life.
International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP)
mission of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals
(IAAP) is to define, promote and improve the accessibility profession
globally through networking, education and certification in order to
enable the creation of accessible products, content and services.
Kakora promotes accessibility in the culture field in Estonia and supports new methods that enable also the visually impaired people to enjoy cultural events and participate in the creation of art. http://kakora.sarasyl.com/
Lighthouse International is dedicated to fighting vision loss through prevention, treatment and empowerment.
The National Council on Disability VANE
The National Council on Disability VANE is a co-operative organ for Finnish authorities, disability organisations and organisations for relatives of disabled people.
Finland's Swedish-speaking National Psychosocial Central Association has 14 constituent organizations.
Selkokulttuuri ry is the first association in Finland that focuses on the production of cultural events in simple Finnish, selkosuomi.
Universal design in Norway
VOCALEYESVOCALEYES is an audio description service for people with a visual impairment, providing access to the best in the arts.