Down Syndrome South Afica









Inclusion South Africa


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Inclusion South Africa (ISA) is a non-profit organisation founded in February 2006 by the following organisations: Autism South Africa, Down Syndrome South Africa, Epilepsy South Africa and the South African Federation for Mental Health. MISSION OF INCLUSION SOUTH AFRICA Inclusion South Africa is a working forum to promote and protect the rights of all people with Developmental and Neurological Disabilities in South Africa. OUR KEY FOCUS AREAS To promote the inclusion of people with Developmental and Neurological Disabilities by directly linking and working with relevant government departments and sectors such as Education, Health, Social Development, as well as Civil society, on issues relating to people with Developmental and Neurological Disabilities. OUR AIMS AND OBJECTIVES * To ensure that all people with Developmental and Neurological disabilities have equal rights; * To remove barriers to living; * Change societys perceptions of Developmental and Neurological Disabilities; * To positively influence national policies and legislation for people with Developmental and Neurological disabilities; * To create equal opportunities for people with Developmental and Neurological Disabilities, in order to enable them to function optimally and to achieve their full potential in all spheres of life; * To develop and implement good governance within Inclusion South Africa; * To represent Inclusion South Africa nationally and internationally; ROLES * Advocacy and Lobbying; * Enhancing awareness and understanding of Developmental and Neurological disabilities; * Networking with relevant national and international organisations; * Monitoring the formation and implementation of legislation pertaining to Development and Neurological disabilities.

For more information contact 0861-369-672 or 082-893-0988. email- inclusionsa@icon.co.za Autism South Africa - (011)484-9909 www.autismsouthafrica.org --- Epilepsy South Africa 0860 EPILEPSY (374537) - www.epilepsy.org.za ---- South African Federation of Mental Health - (011) 781-1852 www.safmh.org