THE FINNISH CP ASSOCIATION
Founded in 1965, the Finnish CP Association has 20 local member associations around the country. As a national disability organisation, the Finnish CP Association monitors the realisation of the rights of persons with Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida or hydrocephalus and their families. The activities of the Finnish CP Association focus on habilitation, extensive service provision, housing services and information dissemination.
As a national organisation, the Association
promotes equal opportunities in society for persons with CP, Spina Bifida (MMC)
and hydrocephalus or other childhood-onset physical disabilities of neurologic
The basic goal of the Finnish CP Association is a widely accepted in disability politics: equality and full participation in society.
The activities of the association are funded by Finland's Slot Machine Association (RAY).