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Italy*

General Country Information
Capital: Rome
Population: 58,090,681 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Unitary Parliamentary Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 20.031 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 88.68 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 22.152 million (2009)
Internet users: 29.992 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.63
World Rank 2005/2006: 28

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.

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Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Associazione Italiana Assistenza Spastici (AIAS)
Via Ferrara 32
Bologna, 40139
Italy
http://www.aiasbo.it
Email: info@aiasbo.it
Tel: +39-051-454-727 / +39-051-450-729
Fax: +39-051-466-105

Associazione Italiana Persone Down (Italian Association of People with Down Syndrome) (AIPD)
c/c postale 74685009
Viale delle Milizie 106
Roma 00192
Italy
http://www.aipd.it
Email: aipd@aipd.it
Tel: +39-06-372-3909
Fax: +39-06-372-2510

Avitoscana Independent Living Association
Via Monti 18/d
50018 Scandicci (FI)
Italy
http://www.avitoscana.org
Email: info@avitoscana.org
Tel: +39-055-256053
Fax: +39-055-256053

Biblioteca Italiana per i Ciechi (Italian Library for the Blind)
Via G. Ferrari 5/A
Monza, 20052 (MI)
Italy
http://www.bibciechi.it
Email: bic@bibciechi.it
Tel: +39-02-83271 / +39-02-833254
Fax: +39-02-833264

Centro Informazione Disabilitá
Corso G. Lanza, 75
Torino, 10131
Italy
http://www.provincia.torino.it/cid
Email: cid@provincia.torino.it
Tel: +39-011-861-3141 / +39-011-861-3143
Fax: +39-011-660-4395

Cooperativa Sim-patia - Abili a Vivere
Via Parini, 180
22070 Valmorea (CO)
Italy
http://www.sim-patia.it
Email: info@sim-patia.it
Tel: +39-31-806030


Cooperative Integrate (Cooperation and Integration Consortium) (COIN)
Via Enrico Giglioli 54A
Direzione e Servizi Amministrativi
Roma I-00169
Italy
http://www.coinsociale.it
Email: coinsociale@coinsociale.it
Tel: +39-06-712-9011
Fax: +39-06-712-90179


Coordinamento Nazionale Associazioni Traumi Cranici
Contrada Oratori dei Servi, 21
Vicenza, 36100
Italy
http://www.citinv.it/associazioni/H2000/cnatc
Tel: +39-0444-927272
Fax: +39-0444-927272

Disabled Peoples' International Italia - DPI National Assembly and DPI Europe Regional Office
Maria Vincenza Ferrarese
Via Dei Bizantini, 97 - 8046 Lamezia Terme,
Catanzaro, Calabria
Italy
http://www.dpitalia.org / http://www.dpi-europe.org
Email: dpitalia@dpitalia.org / office@dpi-europe.org
Tel: +39-0968-463499         
Fax: +39-0968-463568

Ente Nazionale Sordomuti (ENS)
Via Gregorio VII 120
Roma, 00165
Italy
http://www.ens.it
Email: presidenza@ens.it
Tel: +39-06-398051
TTY: +39-06-639-0354
Fax: +39-06-398-05231

Federazione delle Associazioni Italiane dei Para-tetraplegici (Federation of Italian Associations of Paraplegia) (FAIP)
Via M. Angeloni, 61
Perugia, 06100
Italy
http://esserci.correrenelverde.com/associazioni/associazioniumanitarie/faip.htm
Email: raffaelegoretti@libero.it
Tel: +39-075-594-1091
Fax: +39-075-504-5695

Mason Perkins Deafness Fund
Via Nomentana 56
Roma 00161
Italy
http://www.mpdf.it
Email: masonperkins@gmail.com
Tel: +39-064-423-4511
Fax: +39-064-423-6059


Stamperia Brialle (SB)
Via Aurelio Nicolodi
Firenze, 2 - 50131
Italy
http://www.rete.toscana.it/sett/polsoc/braille
Email: webadmin@regione.toscana.it
Tel: +39-055-4382800 / +39-55-503-2333
Fax: +39-055-4382815

Unione Italiana dei Ciechi (Italian Union of the Blind)
Via Borgognona 38
Roma, 00187
Italy
http://www.uiciechi.it
Email: inter@uiciechi.it
Tel: +39-06-699-881
Fax: +39-06-678-6815

Unione Nazionale delle Associazioni per la Salute Mentale (Italian Association for Mental Health)
Istituzione Gian Franco Minguzzi
Via Sant'Isaia
Bologna, 90-40123
Italy
http://www.unasam.it
Email: unasam@unasam.it
Tel: +39-051-5288511 / +39-051-5288526
Fax: +39-051-521268