The Finnish Association of People with Physical Disabilities

The Finnish Association of People with Physical Disabilities (FPD) is a national advocacy and service association.

The ideological basis for our work is based on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the rules of the Finnish Association of People with Physical Disabilities.

FPD functions within the community in such a way as to enable everyday life to be independent and fulfilling for people with physical disabilities.

The association's values are

  • human dignity
  • fairness
  • courage
  • openness
  • renewal

FPD has

  • 32 000 individual members
  • 154 member associations
  • 2600 employees

FPD was founded in 1938.