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Education

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Fun Stuff and Extreme Activities

Independent Living

Mobile Equipment

People with Sensory Disabilities

Travelling

Other Companies

Advice

Contact a Family - provides support, advice and information for families with disabled children, no matter what their condition or disability.
www.cafamily.org.uk
contact a family

Cerebral Palsy Resource - an article on Cerebral Palsy
www.worldmedassist.com/cerebral-palsy-resources-a-medical-guide/

Cerebral Palsy Guide - a comprehensive guide about Cerebral Palsy, including information on financial assistance
www.cerebralpalsyguide.com

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms - a brilliant resource about Cerebral Palsy and injury complications
www.cerebralpalsysymptoms.com

Carers Direct is a national information, advice and support service for carers in England. It has a free, confidential helpline seven days a week on 0808 802 0202, it provides accurate, relevant information for carers and those who support them.
www.nhs.uk/carersdirect

Direct.gov - a range of information relating to disability issues including benefits, direct payments and housing
www.gov.uk/browse/disabilities

Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) - a national charity that provides free, impartial advice about all types of daily living equipment for adults with disabilities and children, older people, their carers and families.
www.dlf.org.uk
Disability living function

CerebralPalsy - Supporting children, adults and their families affected by Cerebral Palsy.
www.cerebralpalsy.org.uk/

Disabled Parents Network - provides support information and advice to disabled parents and their families.
www.disabledparentsnetwork.org.uk
Advice for parents with disabilities

A Guide for Disabled Cruisers - Lots of information for people with disabilities as well as their families/caregivers who want to enjoy a cruise holiday. This includes raising awareness with travel companies about mobility and medical needs, filling in cruise company medical forms, requesting equipment and disabled cabins.
http://www.iglucruise.com/guide-for-disabled-cruisers

Employment Advice (Government) - Information about employment for people with disabilities
www.gov.uk/browse/disabilities/work

Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) - Government information about Employment Support Allowance
www.gov.uk/employment-support-allowance

Family Fund - Provides grants for families on low incomes who have children with disabilities. Grants for essential items such as washing machines
www.familyfund.org.uk
disability services family funding assistance

 

Guide to financial support for people with disabilities - There is a wide range of disability-related financial support, including benefits, tax credits, payments, grants and concessions.
www.nidirect.gov.uk/guide-to-financial-support-for-disabled-people
disability services Nidirect

 

Living with Disabilities: What Help is Available? - a great resource to help people with disabilities and their families and/or Caregivers
www.money.co.uk/article/1009939-living-with-disabilities-what-help-is-available.htm

financial advice people with disabilities

Personal Independence Payment - Information about the new benefit PIP
www.gov.uk/pip

Turn2us - a new charity providing an online service to help people access information on all benefits and grants available to them from both statutory and voluntary organisations in the UK. In many cases, applications for support can be made directly from the website and people can be kept informed by email or by text to their mobile phone.
www.turn2us.org.uk

Carers

Carers UK - The voice of Carers. Carers UK is the voice of carers. Carers provide unpaid care by looking after an ill, frail or disabled family member, friend or partner
www.carersuk.org
Carers UK

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Charities

IImpact Initiatives - Brighton based charity which provides services for children, young people, adults & older people to: support healthy living; promote independence; give opportunities for learning
www.impact-initiatives.org.uk
Impact Initiatives disability

Scope - a charity that exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else
www.scope.org.uk

disability charity scope

Parity For Disability - is a non-profit organisation set up to provide vital developmental services, information and support for children and adults with multiple disabilities.
www.parityfordisability.org.uk
giving independence to people with disabilities

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Communication

1Voice - Encouraging children with disabilities to communicate, overcoming the isolation of not being to speak
www.1voice.info/


AbilityNet -
a national charity helping disabled adults and children use computers and the internet by adapting and adjusting their technology.
www.abilitynet.org.uk

SimonsAble's abilitynet

Aidis Trust - Technology for Life for Disabled People - Has been developed to help Disabled People make best use of information and communication technology by giving information, help and support on all aspects of disability computing.
http://www.aidis.org
aidis trust to help people with disabilities with equipment

 

Communication Matters - a charitiable organisation which works with individuals and professional bodies connected with augmentative and alternative communication
www.communicationmatters.org.uk
Communication matters enabling people who have no speech

Find a Voice - a charity which helps people with speech impairments obtain funding for communication aids
www.findavoice.org.uk


Possum Controls Ltd
- a company which provides people with communication aids and environmental control systems
www.possum.co.uk
possum helps people with disabilities with environmental control equipment

Tobii Technology - is the world’s leading vendor of eye tracking and eye control: a technology that makes it possible for computers to know exactly where users are looking. Our technology is widely used in various research fields and as a means to control computers.
www.tobii.com


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Computer Equipment

AbilityNet - a national charity helping disabled adults and children use computers and the internet by adapting and adjusting their technology
www.abilitynet.org.uk

Adapt -IT - a company which sells specialised computer equipment to people with a range of disabilities
www.adapt-it.co.uk/

Aidis Trust - helping people with disabilities to communicate easily through information technology
www.aidis.org/

Worthing Majestic - Technology should make your life better and easier, so we work with you to find solutions that are intuitive and simple to use. With 17 years of experience in matching technology to task, it does not matter if you need a computer repair, help with cleaning a virus from your PC or some 1to1 training, we provide plain English, no-jargon answers to all of your technology questions.
www.worthingmajestic.co.uk

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Employment

Career in Disability - A career in disability is rewarding  and the job roles are on the rise, find out what lies ahead if you pursue a career in disability (Australia)
www.opencolleges.edu.au/careers/disability

Evenbreak - Matching employers who value diversity with talented disabled candidates
www.evenbreak.co.uk/

Shaw Trust - a national charity that helps people like you to experience work, find a job and live more independently
www.shaw-trust.org.uk/

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Education

Chailey Heritage School - takes aged 3 to 19, with complex physical disabilities, high health needs, sensory impairments and associated learning difficulties.
www.chf.org.uk/CH_school.html

Disability Resources - Here are 8 online tools you can use for educating students with disability
www.opencolleges.edu.au/careers/disability/resources

Treloar School and College - Providing specialised education for students with physical and complex
www.treloar.org.uk

Valence School - Takes children between 4 and 19 with physical disabilities and additional needs, providing them with an excellent learning and living environment
www.valenceschool.com

Equipment

Aids4Mobility - Quality mobility equipment and healthcare products at the best possible prices
www.aids4mobility.co.uk

Euromobility - Provides a wide of equipment to enable people to live independently
www.euromedical.co.uk

Living Made Easy - an impartial advice and information website about daily living equipment and other aspects of independent living.
www.livingmadeeasy.org.uk

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Fun Stuff and Extreme Activities

Adaptive Skiing Resort Guide, Top Destinations - provides people with disabilities the opportunity to enjoy the thrill of snow sports at resorts and facilities throughout North America
www.vouchercloud.com/resources/adaptive-skiing-resource

Apparelyzed - demonstrates extreme sports for people with Spinal Cord Injuries
www.apparelyzed.com/support/sport/xtreme_wheelchair_sports.html

Extreme Wheelchair Sports (Mobility Advisor) - Inspiring website about extreme sports for people who use wheelchairs
www.mobility-advisor.com/extreme-wheelchair.html

Disability Sports - a website dedicated to the better sport facilities and opportunities for people with all types of disability.
www.disabilitysports.co.uk

Lord's Taverners - the UK’s leading youth cricket and disability sports charity dedicated to giving disadvantaged and disabled young people a sporting chance
www.lordstaverners.org

Independent Living

ILeonard Cheshire Disability - Provides people with physical disabilities with supported living and they provide a respite service
www.leonardcheshire.org
Leonard Cheshire

Queen Elizabeth Foundation - a leading disability charity working with people with physical and learning disabilities or acquired brain injuries to help them gain new skills and increase independence for life.
www.qef.org.uk/

The Rowan Organisation - user-led charity, not for profit organisation which provides a Direct Payments support service to disabled and older people in a number of counties in England and Wales. It also provides an Information Service, Payroll Service and CRB Vetting Service.
www.therowan.org

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Mobile Equipment

Barriers Gone - Barriers Gone shares reviews of the best electric wheelchair and personal mobility devices available to the physically challenged and their caregivers
www:barriersgone.com

Martin Sheerin's Wheelchair Blog - Barriers Gone blog is a wheelchair blog by Martin Sheerin. It offers detailed resource for finding the right electric wheelchair and inspiring wheelchair stories.
www.barriersgone.com/blog/

Mobilewheelchairs.com is the #1 provider of mobility products on the internet and has the selection and expertise to help get you with the wheelchair you need at a price that beats any brand around.
www.mobilewheelchairs.com

Motability - helps people get mobile by exchanging their mobility allowance to lease a car, scooter or powered wheelchair.
www.motability.co.uk

Mobility Aids from ABC Mobility - Large selection of mobility aids including rollators, tri walkers, zimmer frames, walking frames, living aids, toilet frames, commodes and more.
www.abcmobility.co.uk

ReliMobility - a leading supplier of mobility equipment and daily living aids.We pride ourselves on being able to offer quality products from reputable manufacturers at a great price, with excellent customer service and fast delivery times.
www.relimobility.co.uk

ReliBility

UK Wheelchairs - an online shop dedicated a wide range of wheelchairs to suit people's needs
www.uk-wheelchairs.co.uk

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People with Sensory Disabilities

Action on Hearing Loss - the charity working to change the world for the UK’s 9 million deaf and hard of hearing people. Their vision is a world where deafness and hearing loss are not barriers to opportunity and fulfilment. They aim to achieve this vision by campaigning and lobbying vigorously, by raising awareness of deafness and hearing loss, by providing services and support, and through social, medical and technical research.
www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/

Sense - the leading national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind. They provide expert advice and information as well as specialist services to deafblind people, their families, carers and the professionals who work with them. also support people who have sensory impairments with additional disabilities.
www.sense.org.uk
sense for people with visual and hearing impairments

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Travelling Advice

Access All Rooms - offers a wide range of accessible hotels for disabled, ageing persons, mobility, sensory and temporarily impaired guests and features The Global Access Award Scheme (GAAS) which utilises accessible information and photographs for accessible booking ‘piece of mind’. Unlike other hotel booking websites Access All Rooms removes the booking hassle by offering live real time prices and booking of accessible rooms.
www.accessallrooms.com

Campsites with Disabled Facilities - A range of campsites accessible for people with disabilities
www.campsites.co.uk/search/campsites-with-disabled-facilities
Campsites for people with disabilities

Calvert Trust - runs outbounds holidays for people with disabilities. The Calvert Trust has a number of centres around the UK which have instructors and volunteers to help people with disabilities do outdoor activities
www.calvert-trust.org.uk
adventure holidays for people with disabilities

Disabled Access Holidays - A holiday booking agent for people with disabilities. They arrange accessible accommodation, flights, transfers, transport and specialised equipment
www.disabledaccessholidays.com

Disabled Holidays - they are a specialist travel agency diligently committed to providing holidays that exceed the needs and wishes of our disabled customers. We have the largest choice of accessible holidays in the UK and abroad
www.disabledholidaydirectory.co.uk

Enable Holiday - They have a database of accessible accommodation around the world
www.enableholidays.com

enable holidays for people with disabilities

Holidays with Help - Holidays with Help was formed by a group of British Red Cross Society members with over thirty years of organising holidays for large groups of people with disabilities.
www.holidayswithhelp.org.uk

Disabled Travel Advice - offers a wide range of travelling advice within the UK and further afield
www.disabledtraveladvice.co.uk
Disabled travel advice

Wheelchair Travel UK - provides travelling solutions for oversea travellers with disabilities
www.wheelchair-travel.co.uk/index.shtml

Other Companies

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