Enter vzw (active in Flanders and Brussels)
Flemish Centre of Expertise on Accessibility
Itinera Institute (active in the whole of Belgium)
The Itinera Institute is an objectively and independently working organisation which researches and formulates recommendations on structural policy measures to adopt in order to promote sustainable economic growth and social protection.
ALS Liga (active in the whole of Belgium)
The website of the ALS liga (Ligue SLA Belgique asbl) offers valuable information regarding all aspects of the disease and the most recent developments in the matter. This information is designed for the patients themselves, their relatives, acquaintances and friends and to any other persons that is directly or indirectly concerned with ALS.
Blueassist (active in Flanders and Brussels)
BlueAssist is a system to help anyone who finds communication hard, who has difficulties getting messages across and to promote connections with other citizens.
The organisation of the Flemish Family Association, or Gezinsbond, never forgets to take account of persons with disabilities.
Grip is a non-profit association whose name in Dutch is the acronym of Gelijke Rechten voor Iedere Persoon met een handicap (Equal rights for every disabled person).
The Hospichild.be website provides information regarding all administrative, economic, scholastic, social and professional aspects about severely ill, hospitalized children under the age of 16.
This non-profit organisation is the association of the City and Municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region
In 2010, CultuurNet Vlaanderen launched a project to facilitate the participation of people with disabilities in cultural and leisure activities. Cultuurnet has developped a smart agenda that not only proposes all possible activities and events but also offers the possibility to filter the search results with accessibility options and review them in order to check whether or not they meet your needs.
Herita’s aim is to make everyone, young or old, enthusiastic about our heritage. Herita is the organising force behind several heritage activities and the annual Heritage Day. Herita wants to open up as many heritage sites as possible for as many people as possible. The organisation is convinced this is the only way to ensure that people connect with their heritage and get the opportunity to appreciate it even more.
Cretecs aims to develop and spread as much knowledge as possible regarding the use of care technological solutions. The association also wants to contribute to a blueprint for society in this matter. Urgent measures become necessary to solve the problematic combination of a constantly increasing group of ‘care askers’ and a decreasing group of ‘care takers’. Cretecs considers technological solutions to be one of the possible answers.
Demos strives to renewed and improved participation of vulnerable groups in culture, sports and youth work. The organisation always focusses on the environmental perspectives of these groups, linking them to a democratic ideal. In order to reach this objective, Demos continuously draws a sustainable but dynamic attention to the detection and analysis of participation barriers.
Apart from offering a wide range of services and advantages intended for ill persons who need home care and/or treatment, CM also provides a wide and specific offer for persons with disabilities.
This site answers to the following questions: Which sports infrastructure is accessible to persons with disabilities? What means of transport can get me there?
Bed-net want to help bedfast children and adolescents by using the internet.
Dottie is a social network site where persons with disabilities of illnesses can get in touch with other persons who (have) experience (d) the same things.
I’m freee organises holidays that make you forget your limitations. The organisation checks that the accommodation and infrastructure meet your needs in terms of comfort and accessibility. Another service of theirs is the personal assistance they foresee all day long and that forms so to speak the silver cord running through the ‘I’m Freee’ travelling concept. All the personal assistants (P.A.’s) they work with have been locally recruited and trained to help you in the most subtle and discreet way possible and only when really necessary.
The ISEMOA-project develops a quality management system in order to help cities and municipalities improve the accessibility of the public domain and the public transport.
The TSE project is a cooperation project of the cities of Gent (B), Rotterdam (NL) and Southampton (UK). Their goal: tackling social exclusion using innovative methods and thus improving accessibility to everyone.
This list has been compiled by vzw Tolbo in cooperation with the relevant organizations. The vzw Tolbo does not bear any responsibility regarding the content of these websites.