This portal contains information regarding the rights of people with intellectual developmental disabilities (previous called "mental retardation") and their families.

One in every 200 babies is born with an intellectual disability which is defined as someone who lacks or has impaired intellectual abilities, who has limited adaptive behavior and who needs to be taken care of. The Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services is responsible for identifying, diagnosing and caring for individuals with these types of disabilities and their families. Diagnosis and treatment plans are provided by The Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services' diagnosis committee.

This portal summarizes various aspects of the rights of people living with intellectual developmental disabilities- pensions, medical services, integration into the education system, housing assistance, services and community rights, etc.

Aid Organizations

Comprehensive categorized listing of aid organizations offering assistance and support for people with disabilities.

Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Additional Publications