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Philippines*

General Country Information
Capital: Manila
Population: 99,907,177 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Unitary Presidential Constitutional Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 3.905 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 68.102 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 283,607 (2009)
Internet users: 5.618 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006:
0.38
World Rank 2005/2006:
102

*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 Plan of Action for the Philippine Decade of Persons with Disabilities (2003 – 2012)
Disability Policy Website

» Web Accessibility Policy Making: Perspective on Philippines
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» Country Statement by Philippines at the 8th United Nations Conference of States Parties | Download

» Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Association of Physically Disabled Filipinos
Dr. S. Antonio Avenue, Maybunga
Pasig 1607
Philippines
Email: afd_leyte@hotmail.com
Tel: +63-2-6279539


Adaptive Technology for Rehabilitation, Integration, and Empowerment of the Visually Impaired (
ATRIEV)
1680 E. Rodriguez Boulevard
Barangay Immaculate Concepcion
Cubao, Quezon City
Philippines
http://www.atriev.org.ph
Email: atriev.inc@gmail.com
Tel: +63-2-4319257      
Fax: +63-2-7254191


Autism Society of the Philippines
Rm. 307 M&L Bldg. Jamlas Rd.
Quezon City
Philippines
http://www.autismsocietyph.org
Email: info@autismphils.org / autismphilip@gmail.com
Tel: +63-2-9298447

Center for Advocacy, Learning and Livelihood - Foundation of the Blind, Inc.
2527 D1 Saint Louis Compound, Figueroa St.,
Pasay City 1300, Philippines
http://www.callfoundationoftheblind.ph
Email: info@callfoundationoftheblind.ph
Tel: +63-2-8315627
Cellphone: +63-916-2320223+63-916-2320223

General Assembly of the Blind – Philippines
Garden for the Blind, Rizal Park,
P.O. Box 3320, Manila
Philippines
Tel: +63-2-58-6962


Katipunan ng Maykapansanan sa Pilipinas, Inc. (KAMPI)
C/o MSWDO Talisay
Talisay City Cebu
Philippines
Email: bbc701@surfshop.net.ph
Tel: +63-2-917-412-4877   
   

Lingap Pangkabataan, Inc.
158 Ermin Garcia St. Brgy. F. Rodriguez
Cubao, Quezon City
Philippines
http://www.lingappangkabataan.org/
Email: contact@lingappangkabataan.org
Tel: +63-2-2912-0302+63-2-2912-0302


National Council on Disability Affairs
NCDA Building, Isidora Street,
Barangay Holy Spirit, Diliman,
Quezon City, Philippines 1127
http://www.ncda.gov.ph/
Email: council@ncda.gov.ph
Tel: +63-2-9516033
Fax: +63-2-9515925

National Federation of Cooperatives of Persons with Disability (NFCPWD)
Warehouse 30, SEB Commercial Center, Baltao Compound,
Km. 23, Ortigas Ave. Ext., San Isidro,
Taytay Rizal, Philippines
Email: nfcpwd_coop@yahoo.com.ph / nfcpwd@nfcpwd.coop
Tel: +63-2-658-3212
Fax: +63-2-658-3616

National Federation of Persons with Disabilities in the Philippines, Inc. - DPI National Assembly
Ms. Josephine de Vera,
Unit 205, JBD Plaza
#65 Mindanao Avenue Quezeon City
Philippines
Email: kampi_pwd@yahoo.com
Tel: +63-2-972-1827 / +63-2-455-2729
Fax: +63-2-454-2083


Philippine Federation of the Deaf, Inc. (PFD)
P.O. Box 2805
Quezon City 1168
Philippines
Email: philfedeaf@yahoo.com
Tel: +63-2-448-5927     
Fax: +63-2-435-1198


Philippine Blind Union
Email: akap.pinoy@yahoo.com / ojtaleon@pldtdsl.net
Tel: +63-2-995-8616
Fax: +63-2-995-8616


Philippine Cerebral Palsy, Inc.
Sacred Heart Street, San Antonio Village,?
Makati
http://philippinecerebralpalsy.org/
Tel: +63-2-895-1786

Philippine Independent Living Center, Inc.
#1, Buenviaje St. Brgy, Plainview,
Mandaluyong City, Manila
Philippines
http://www.illcphilippines.com/
Email: illcphilippines@yahoo.com
Tel: +63-2-531-1551
Fax:+63-2-655-7275

Philippine Mental Health Association
No. 18 East Avenue
Quezon City 1100
Philippines
http://www.pmha.org.ph
Email: oned@pmha.org.ph
Tel: +63-2-921-4958 / +63-2-921-4959     
Fax: +63-2-924-9297

Resources for the Blind Inc.
P.O. Box 1831
Manila
Philippines
http://www.blind.org.ph

Email: info@blind.org.ph
Tel: +63-2-726-3021 to 24
Fax: +63-2-727-0077

Tahanang Walang Hagdanan (The House with no Steps)
175 Aida Street
Marick Subdivision
Cainta, Rizal, 19000
Philippines
http://www.tahanangwalanghagdanan.org
Email: virgie_louie@tahanangwalanghagdanan.org
Tel: +63-2-655-0812
Fax: +63-2-655-4580

Women with Disabilities Leap to Social and Economic Progress
#73 Edelweiss St. ESLA Homes
Cainta Rizal, Philippines
http://wowleap2000.tripod.com/index.html
Tel: +63-2-656-5543