About Us

Bulgarian Association for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (BAPID) is a national network of parent’s organizations which defends the right to dignified and independent life for persons with intellectual disabilities and their families.

Advocates for national and local policy that respects the rights of people with intellectual disabilities and contributes building of the necessary supporting environment and inclusion in the society.

Support for full involvement of persons with intellectual disabilities and their families in developing, monitoring and control over national, regional, and local policies, related to disabled persons.

Support our members in realizing of their activities for people with intellectual disabilities and their families as providing information, expert and methodological consultations, financing and  project implementation support.


BAPID is a member of the National Disability Integration Committee (with consultative functions to the Government) under the Council of Ministers and the National Disability Council, (consisting of similar nationally represented disability organizations) as well as a member of Inclusion Europe – The European Association of Societies of Persons with Intellectual Disability and their Families, Inclusion International and  European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities. Thus the organization has an access to practical and theoretical experience of a working net of similar organizations on the territory of whole world.