The Lebanese Disabled Persons Association was established in 1981 with persons with disabilities to promote this category towards achieving the legitimate rights stipulated in the international charters towards equal opportunities for persons with disabilities in society.
During the period of the Lebanese war, the Union worked to promote civil peace and direct relief, culminating in the signing campaigns in 1984, the peace process towards the crossings in 1985 and the Great Peace Process in 1987. After the Taif Agreement, the efforts were focused on framing the issue in comprehensive legislation The law, issued in 2000 bearing the number 220, witnessed a great campaign of human rights demands in the 1990s, with the great support of various Lebanese civil society organizations, which made great efforts to come out with legislation that was then considered the most comprehensive law on the rights of persons with disabilities For the Middle East.
Over the past few years, the Federation has focused on urging the concerned and influential to implement Law 220/2000 by issuing relevant decrees concerning fundamental rights, particularly access, decent work, education and learning, inclusive environment, political and civil rights. It has launched continuous campaigns and programs, spearheaded by the ongoing demand campaign, translated into reality through targeted projects and time periods that serve the application of the law.