The Priority Assistive Products List (APL) is the first step in improving access to assistive products around the world.
Training materials for community-based rehabilitation workers and/or anyone interested in disability.
This book shows how to make simple aids for sitting and walking.
A catalog of wheelchairs and wheelchair accessories for use in less-resourced settings.
A situational analysis on the rehabilitation sector in Lao PDR, conducted by the University of Sydney April-May 2013.
A USAID-conducted overview of disability and persons with disabilities in Lao PDR.
A report conducted by the International Labour Organization on the inclusion of people with disabilities in Lao PDR.
A study conducted by the World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office, Handicap International Lao PDR Program, and World Education that provides an in-depth analysis of the rehabilitation workforce in Lao PDR.
The guidelines, produced by the World Health Organization, the US Agency for International Development, the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, and Disabled Peoples’ International, address the design, production, supply and service delivery of manual wheelchairs, in particular for long-term wheelchair users for use in less-resourced settings.
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is an international disability treaty that was inspired by U.S. leadership in recognizing the rights of people with disabilities.