The World Institute on Disability (WID) advances the inclusion, rights and justice of people with disabilities with the design and delivery of whole community solutions.

Our Mission

On a global scale, to continuously advance the rights and opportunities of more than one billion people with disabilities.



We believe in the power of people with disabilities to lead, and that lived experience is critical in creating effective policies, systems, tools, products, and services.

Our Services



The World Institute on Disability brings together expertise for ensuring our customers have access to world-class consulting, training and technical assistance services. Combined with our past performance and history, we are thought partners excited to help our customers.

Latest News from WID

Ukraine Response and Updates

WID through our role in the Global Alliance for Disaster Resource Acceleration (GADRA) has launched a full scale response in support of people with disabilities in Ukraine.

Since February 26, 2022, Fight For Right and GADRA have been working 24/7 to help fellow Ukrainians with disabilities to evacuate; tirelessly pursuing accessible transportation, necessary resources, and information, to safe accessible destinations. Visit this page for the latest updates.

Cell phone with text: Text to give support to ukrainians with disabilities. Text WID to 20222 to give $10 or WORLD for a $25 donation. All one-time donations will be added to your monthly phone bill.

Text-to-Give to Support GADRA's Ukraine Response

Donate to the GADRA Ukraine response by a direct PayPal contribution or text WID to 20222 for a $10 or WORLD to 20222 for a $25 donation.

All one-time donations will be added to your monthly phone bill and 100% of funds raised will go to support Ukrainians with disabilities.

Resources for our community

Need to know quick tips on building accessible websites, events, or documents? How to prepare your community for emergencies and disasters? Wondering how your disability benefits would be impacted if you started working?

We know how important it is to have answers you can trust - check out our resources for tips & tools to help, from our experts!

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