DISABILITY AND DEVELOPMENT ACRONYMS
ADDC – Australian Disability and Development Consortium
ID – Inclusive Development
DID – Disability Inclusive Development
PWD – Persons with Disabilities
PIFs – Practitioner Interest Forums*
DPOs – Disabled People’s Organisations **
UNCRPD/ CRPD – United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities/ Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
AFDO – Australian Federation of Disability Organisations
GDS – Global Disability Summit
NDS – National Disability Summit
SHG – Self-Help Groups
PWDA– People with Disabilities Australia
DEVELOPMENT SECTOR ACRONYMS
CBM/CBMA – The name of our host organisation ***
UN – United Nations
HRC – Human Rights Commission
INGOs/NGOs – International Non-Government Organisations/ Non-Government Organisations
*ADDC holds Practitioner Interest Forum events bi-annually. They are platforms for individuals and organisations to come together to learn about Disability Inclusive Development, network and work with other people in the field.
**This could be large organisations like CBM, or smaller grassroots organisations.
*** CBM is an abbreviation of ‘Christian Blind Mission’, before our rebranding. CBMA is the Australian arm of the global organisation.