India has a population of more than 100 million people with disabilities and yet social isolation and lack of inclusion remains a major issue for the differently-abled community. We need to become a more inclusive society to help the community become a part of the mainstream. Off late, some Facebook groups have proved extremely helpful by providing a platform for the community to come together and a much-needed discussion on inclusion and diversity. Facebook groups like Siblings Support helps the family members and caretakers of people with all kinds of disabilities to voice their opinions and discuss their concerns while specific groups like Autism in India, Albinism India Group caters to people with specific disability and health disorders and provides information and expert advice on the issue. Join these top Facebook groups for people with disabilities and help India in becoming a more inclusive society for the differently-abled community.

Autism in India

Autism in India group provides a platform for spreading message about autism, a neuro-developmental disability common in India. From parents to siblings of people facing autism, this group helps people in understanding and participating in discussions around this disability. The group is a collaborative effort to create awareness and educate people about the rights of children and adults with autism.  


Check out the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/autisminindia/about/

Siblings Support  Group

Addressing a massive need for people with disabilities, the Siblings group is a fully inclusive group which allows family members and caretakers of differently-abled people and others to come together on one platform and share their experiences thus helping each other in the process. The group is open to anyone related to people facing disabilities, chronic illnesses or other health issues. A healthy discussion forum for people with disability, the group has quickly caught the eye off the large differently-abled community and is well on its way to become the biggest discussion forum around disability in the country. 

Check out the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/siblingssupport/

Accessability

If you are looking for any new information, government laws or any other information concerning people with disability in India, chances are you will find it here. One of the most popular Facebook groups for people with disabilities in India, Accessability is also one of the most active groups where its members regularly discuss all the relevant issues around inclusion and accessibility for the community in detail and help each other out. Plenty of industry influencers including the likes of Nipun Malhotra, Shivani Gupta, Shankar Srinavasan among others regularly post about corporate opportunities and other relevant information for the community members.

Check out the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/120515120672/

A much-needed inclusive platform, the popularity of the group can be gauged from the fact that hundreds of people with disabilities joined the group within minutes of it being formed. Several job opportunities including vacancies are posted by various companies looking for differently-abled candidates are regularly posted here. “Job security is a must to ensure proper inclusion for the specially-abled community. There was a massive need for a dedicated group which allowed everyone to mobilize, post and discuss about the job opportunities that are available for people with special needs and for those who are differently-abled across India. Several employers of people with disability have also joined the group and have been actively helping people find a job and thus work towards achieving their dreams of a prosperous future,” points out Kalyani Khona, the group admin.


India has a population of more than 100 million people with disabilities and yet social isolation and lack of inclusion remains a major issue for the differently-abled community. We need to become a more inclusive society to help the community become a part of the mainstream. Off late, some Facebook groups have proved extremely helpful by providing a platform for the community to come together and a much-needed discussion on inclusion and diversity. Facebook groups like Siblings Support helps the family members and caretakers of people with all kinds of disabilities to voice their opinions and discuss their concerns while specific groups like Autism in India, Albinism India Group caters to people with specific disability and health disorders and provides information and expert advice on the issue. 
Join these top Facebook groups for people with disabilities and help India in becoming a more inclusive society for the differently-abled community.

Autism in India

Autism in India group provides a platform for spreading message about autism, a neuro-developmental disability common in India. From parents to siblings of people facing autism, this group helps people in understanding and participating in discussions around this disability. The group is a collaborative effort to create awareness and educate people about the rights of children and adults with autism.  

Check out the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/autisminindia/about/

Siblings Support  Group

Addressing a massive need for people with disabilities, the Siblings group is a fully inclusive group which allows family members and caretakers of differently-abled people and others to come together on one platform and share their experiences thus helping each other in the process. The group is open to anyone related to people facing disabilities, chronic illnesses or other health issues. A healthy discussion forum for people with disability, the group has quickly caught the eye off the large differently-abled community and is well on its way to become the biggest discussion forum around disability in the country.

Check out the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/siblingssupport/

Accessability

If you are looking for any new information, government laws or any other information concerning people with disability in India, chances are you will find it here. One of the most popular Facebook groups for people with disabilities in India, Accessability is also one of the most active groups where its members regularly discuss all the relevant issues around inclusion and accessibility for the community in detail and help each other out. Plenty of industry influencers including the likes of Nipun Malhotra, Shivani Gupta, Shankar Srinavasan among others regularly post about corporate opportunities and other relevant information for the community members.

Check out the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/120515120672/

Work Opportunities for People With Special Needs in India

A much-needed inclusive platform, the popularity of the group can be gauged from the fact that hundreds of people with disabilities joined the group within minutes of it being formed. Several job opportunities including vacancies are posted by various companies looking for differently-abled candidates are regularly posted here. “Job security is a must to ensure proper inclusion for the specially-abled community. There was a massive need for a dedicated group which allowed everyone to mobilize, post and discuss about the job opportunities that are available for people with special needs and for those who are differently-abled across India. Several employers of people with disability have also joined the group and have been actively helping people find a job and thus work towards achieving their dreams of a prosperous future,” points out Kalyani Khona, the group admin.

Check out the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inclusivejobs/

Network Capital

Network Capital is one of the Facebook groups where thousands of new-age thought leaders are actively involved in discussing and taking meaningful actions for the differently-abled community. The members are extremely broad minded, diverse and are open to providing internships and job to people with disabilities. From career guidance, to mentoring to peer-to-peer learning, the group includes thinkers and young professionals who believe in making India a truly inclusive society.

Social Spaces

Resolving a long standing issue for the community, Social Spaces, is a top Facebook group for people with disabilities, and provides a unique platform which provides complete information about all the offline meet-ups taking place for people with disabilities across India. You can find information regarding the next inclusive party, day meet up or any other specific event that Inclov, world’s first matchmaking app focusing on people with disabilities, organizes for the community across different cities in India. From a Diwali meet up in Delhi to a nightclub party in Mumbai to a day meet up in Ahmedabad and Kolkata, Social Spaces group has all the latest information for the community.  Join this group and stay updated by regular contests, polls and other info on all the offline meet ups scheduled for the differently-abled community.

Albinism India Group

A specific Facebook group working towards helping in inclusion for people living with albinism in India. Albinism India Group helps spread information about this genetic condition and educates family, friends and others about it. From members providing medical information to being a discussion forum, the group is spreading awareness about albinism and helping dispel misconceptions thereby, ensuring the assimilation of its members in mainstream. Abhinav Gupta, the group admin, has been running this group for more than seven years now. He also conducts regular workshops to spread information about albinism throughout the country.

Informative News for Deaf Persons

This Facebook group provides information for people facing hearing impairment and for their families and friends. Sign language videos and other educative support data is regularly shared by its thousands of group members while you will also find details of all the events being conducted across India events especially for deaf persons here.

Check out the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/473036019450277/about/

Little People of India and around the world

Tackling a serious issue with a light-hearted approach, this Facebook group caters to people facing dwarfism and intends at helping everyone including individual, parents, partners, children, friends by spreading positive news about little people across the world. Members regularly share personal anecdotes, news articles, youtube videos and other light-hearted stories to help dispel the misinformation about dwarfism in the country.

Check out the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/445336862228972/

Wheelchair and Mobility Aid Users Support Group

One of the oldest support groups for people using wheelchair and other mobility aid in India, this is one of the biggest Facebook groups for people with disability. The members have managed to maintain the sanctity of the group as a forum where they can talk about inclusion, share their personal stories, provide inputs and also any relevant information which can help the differently-abled community.  

Check out the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/WHEELU/

Inclusion and diversity remains a cause of concern in the Indian society and will take the concerted efforts of us all to being about a positive change for the community. These facebook groups for people with disabilities re striving hard to spread awareness and make our society more inclusive and accessible for differently-abled people.


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