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Trinidad and Tobago*

General Country Information
Capital: Port-of-Spain
Population: 1,228,691 (July 2010 est.)
Form of Government: Parliamentary Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 307,000 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 1.505 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 162,849 (2009)
Internet users: 227,000 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.45
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 Policy on Persons with Disabilities and Action Plan (2005)
Disability Policy Website

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

National Center for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD)
7-21 New St.
San Fernando
Trinidad and Tobago
Email: napd1@hotmail.com
Tel: +868-652-4690
Fax: +868-0657-3525

Disabled Women’s Network of Trinidad and Tobago
13A Wrightson Road
Trinidad and Tobago
Tel: +868-624-6060 / +868-627-6431

Disability Studies Unit
Department of Behavioural Sciences,
The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Trinidad and Tobago
Co-ordinator - Social Policy Programme: Dr. Innette Cambridge
Email: disability.studies@sta.uwi.edu
Tel: +1-645-3232/9
Fax: +1-868-663-4948

Autistic Society of Trinidad and Tobago
St. Helena Village Junction
Via Caroni Post Office
Trinidad and Tobago
Email: autism@gmail.com  
Tel: +868-669-0462

Trinidad and Tobago Association for Mental Health
Ariapita Avenue
St. Anns
Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago Blind Welfare Association
118 Duke Street, P.O. Box 1179
Trinidad and Tobago
Email: ttblindwelfare@tstt.net.tt
Tel: +868-624-4675 / +868-624-1613
Fax: +809-624-1613

Trinidad and Tobago Chapter of Disabled Peoples' International (TTDPI) - DPI National Assembly
Michael Fraser
13 A Wrightson Road
Trinidad and Tobago
Email: michaelrfraser@yahoo.com / ttdpi@dpinorthamericacaribbean.org
Telephone: +868-624-6060    
Fax: +868-624-6060