Missions of China Disabled Persons' Federation
CDPF carries out political, theoretical and practical research in the development of disabled persons affairs and the drafting and formulation of key plans, policies, conference documents, and reports. It also organizes annual project research and state supervision of disabled persons, and keeps in touch with research institutes related to disabled persons affairs.
Legal rights safeguard
CDPF assists related departments in drafting laws and regulations concerning safeguarding of the rights of disabled persons and in developing and inspecting their implementation. It responds to proposals raised by NPC and CPPC members. It is also devoted to training of legislative staff, promotion of laws, and provision of legal assistance and service for disabled persons, including dealing with their letters and complaints and legal support for construction of barrier-free facilities.
CDPF is responsible for the self-development of disabled persons, assisting local disabled person affairs offices, and organizing and implementing the training of staff working for disabled persons. It researches the current conditions of disabled persons, gives them identity cards, and contacts, educates, nurtures, and rewards them. It also gives guidance to the service infrastructure of grassroots and community organizations working for disabled persons, organizes volunteer activities, and carries out other daily work of disabled persons associations.
CDPF supports the organization and formulation of recovery plans for disabled persons, giving guidance and coordination to the recovery institutions, and directing the development, supply and servicing of assistive devices. It also promotes the application of high and new tech achievements in recovery fields, guides the work of recovery associations, and undertakes relevant academic communications and personnel training.
CDPF researches social security, and provides suggestions and evidence for making political decisions. It studies measures for including disabled people in the urban and rural residents’ social security system, and for establishment of social welfare systems for disabled people. The organization also assists related departments in formulating guaranteed social assistance and insurance policies for disabled people and ensures that these policies are implemented.
CDPF is involved in assisting related departments to formulate and implement employment policies for disabled people. It instructs local governments in disabled people’s employment, and promotes diversified employment modes for them.
CDPF is organizing and implementing the special poverty alleviation measures, and assisting related departments in carrying out social security work for disabled people.
CDPF is assisting related departments to formulate and implement education and job training plans for disabled people, including research and promotion of the Braille alphabet and sign language.
Culture and sports
CDPF is formulating plans for careers in cultural publicity for disabled people, and instructing disabled people around the country on how to be involved in cultural promotion work. It’s also assisting the media in reporting on the career development of disabled people and organizing publicity activities. Its goal is to express a humanitarian spirit and build a sustainable developing social environment for the career advancement of disabled people.
As for sports, CDPF is working on drafting sports policies and regulations and helping disabled people to be involved in sports activities. It’s also assisting related departments to organize international disabled people sports events, and supervising other sports-related work that it sponsors.
CDPF is working on organizing international exchanges for disabled people, developing and managing international cooperation programs, and related publicity. It communicates with local foreign affairs offices on behalf of disabled people, and with similar offices in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.