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Malaysia*

General Country Information
Capital: Kuala Lumpur
Population: 26,150,256 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Constitutional Monarchy

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 4.292 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 27.125 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 362,968 (2009)
Internet users: 16.903 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006:
0.50
World Rank 2005/2006:
57

*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.

National Disability Action Plan
National Action Plan for Disabled Persons (2007-2012)
Disability Policy Website

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Damai Disabled Persons Association of Selangor & Wilayah Persekutuan
No. 4, Lorong 1A/71J, Jalan Carey,
46000 Petaling Jaya
Malaysia
http://www.damai.org.my/
Email: info@damai.org.my
Tel: +60-3-7782 3603+60-3-7782 3603
Fax: +60-3-7782 3962

Dignity and Services
P.O. Box 498
Jalan Sultan
46760 Petaling Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia
http://dignityandservices.blogspot.com
Email: dignityandservices@yahoo.com
Tel / Fax: +603-772-555-69

Handicapped and Mentally Disabled
Lot 5042, Jalan Indah Permai 9
Taman Saleng Indah,
81400 Saleng, Senai, Johor
Malaysia
http://www.handicapjb.org.my
Email: jeevah@handicapjb.org.my
Tel: +603-7-598-9676+603-7-598-9676     
Fax: +603-7-598-9677

Independent Living and Training Centre
76, Taman Garing
Rawang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, 48000
Malaysia
http://www.iltcmalaysia.org.my
Email: info@iltcmalaysia.org.my / iltcmalaysia@gmail.com
Tel: +603-6091-2531+603-6091-2531 / +603-6093-6292+603-6093-6292
Fax: +603-6091-2531

Majudiri Y Foundation for the Deaf
C/o YMCA Kuala Lumpur
26A, First Floor,
95 Jalan Padang Belia, Brickfields
Kuala Lumpur 50470
Malaysia
http://www.ymcakl.com/PMY/
Email: pmy@ymcakl.com  
Tel: +60-3-2274-1439+60-3-2274-1439
Fax: +60-3-22720559

Malaysian Association for the Blind
P.O. Box No. 10687
50722 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
http://mab.org.my
Email: enquiry@mab.org.my
Tel: +603-2272-2677+603-2272-2677
Fax: +603-2272-2676

Malaysian Confederation of the Disabled (MCD) - DPI National Assembly
James Juan - Administration Executive
931 Jalan 17/38
Petaling Jaya 46400,

Selangor, Malaysia
Email: mymcd@tm.net.my
Tel: +603-7956-2300+603-7956-2300
Fax: +603-7956-2615

Malaysian Council for Rehabilitation
Room 3, 4th flr Bangunan Sultan Salahuddin Adbul Aziz Shah,
16 Lorong Utara (A),
46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Malaysia
http://rehabmalaysia.org/background

Email: myrehab@tm.net.my
Tel: +603-795-53510+603-795-53510
Fax: +603-795-53514

Malaysia Federation of the Deaf
No. 3A-12, Menara KLH Bandar Puchong Jaya 47100,
Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia
En. Mohammad Sazali Shaari
Email: infomfd@gmail.com
Tel: +603-80708-930
Fax: +603-80800-705

Malaysia Information Network for the Disabled
Unit 3-B, Bangunan Bakti Siti Hasmah
No. 6, Cangkat Abang Haji Openg
Taman Tun Dr Ismail
60000, Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
http://www.mind.org.my
Email: info@mind.org.my
Tel: +603-7724-2655+603-7724-2655          
Fax: +603-7724-2648

Malaysian Leprosy Relief Association
TB Ward, Mile 2, North Road,
90702 Sandakan
Sabah, Malaysia
http://www.sabah.org.my/scss/malra/
Email: rijo@pc.jaring.my
Tel: +603-089-212544
Fax: +603-0108127840

Malaysian Spinal Injuries Association
No 19 Jalan 5/7
46000 Petalind Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia
http://www.masia.org.my
Email: contact@masia.org.my
Tel / Fax: +603-90803198

National Council for the Blind
94B Jalan Tun Sambanthan
50470 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
http://www.ncbm.org.my
Email: ncftb@po.jaring.my
Tel: +603-227-24959+603-227-24959 / +603-227-35508+603-227-35508
Fax: +603-227-24960

Pusat Majudiri Y (The YMCA Self-Reliance Center for the Deaf)
c/o YMCA Kuala Lumpur
95, Jalan Padang Belia, Brickfields
Kuala Lumpur
Wilayah Persekutuan, 50470
Malaysia
http://www.ymcakl.com/pmy
Email: pmy@ymcakl.com
Tel: +603-2-274-1439+603-2-274-1439
Fax: +603-2-274-0559

Society of the Blind in Malaysia
40A, Jalan Padang Belia
50470 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
http://www.sbm.org.my
Email: admin@sbm.org.my
Tel: +603-2274-6162+603-2274-6162
Fax: +603-2274-3818

Society for Disabled Persons Penang
Kompleks Masyarakat Penyayang,
CO-19-GF Jalan Utama,
Georgetown, 10450 Penang
Malaysia
http://www.disabledpersonspenang.org
Email: admin@disabledpersonspenang.org
Tel: +603-42281058+603-42281058     
Fax: +603-42281058

Sustainable Independent Living and Access (SILA)
10, Jalan Brown
10350 Penang
Malaysia
Email: khorseri@po.jaring.my
Tel: +603-4-228-3306+603-4-228-3306    
Fax: +603-4-226-7042

The Kiwanis Disability Information and Support Centre (KDISC)
http://www.disabilitymalaysia.com
Email: info@disabilitymalaysia.com
Tel: +603-12-2100679 (Adeline)
Tel: +603-19-6638288 (Sew Chin)

Yayasan Sultan Idris Shah (YSIS)
Lot 158413, Lorong Bercham11
Bercham, 31400 Ipoh, Perak
Malaysia
http://ysis.org.my
Email: ysis@tm.net.my
Tel: +603-5-5481066+603-5-5481066