Resources in Netherlands
- Federatie Nederlandse Gehandicaptenraad
- Gehandicapten Software Centrum
In Dutch. An archive of Dutch software for people with disabilities.
- HANDY WIJZER
Handy Wijzer (Handy Information) provides information on products and services for people with disabilities, the companies and organizations providing those products and services, and the laws and regulations in the Netherlands and Belgium. The Handy Wijzer service is updated quarterly and is available on the Internet, and the information can also be adapted for an intranet or a Web service.
- International Association for Handicapped Divers
The International Association for Handicapped Divers (IAHD) is a diving association, which has focused upon providing the means for those with physical disabilities who wish to become scuba divers. To enable individuals with serious physical disabilities to participate in underwater activities the IAHD provides competent, instructors, underwater guides, capable dive buddies, as well as training programs, standards, guidelines, materials, and member support. The IAHD also conducts update seminars, symposiums and attend Dive conventions. Members are kept informed of the latest information via the IAHD Newsletters.
- Libraries for the Blind Section, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
This site includes an international directory of libraries for the blind, Guidelines for Library Service to Braille Users, and recent issues of the IFLA Libraries for the Blind Section semiannual newsletter.
(In Dutch) Vilans supports research on longterm care issues, including assistive technology, in the Netherlands. It seeks to enhance the quality of life for people requiring extra support and care due to chronic illness, disability, or aging. VILANS is a new institute founded in 2007 based on a merger of four earlier institutes in The Netherlands: NIZW (Dutch Institute for Care and Welbeing; i.e. the Care department), KITTZ (Quality Institute for Homecare Technologies), KBOH (the Quality Research Institute for Technical Aids) and iRv (Institute for Rehabilitation Research).
- Vilans Hulpmiddelenwijzer
Vilans Hulpmiddelenwijzer is a service of the Vilans institute that offers independent, objective information on assistive products available on the Dutch market. It is searchable by keyword or company name as well as by ISO 9999 or CLIQ classification. It currently includes over 13,000 products. The website is in Dutch.