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Disability Resources - Personal Assistance

Links in this category: 13. Newest link in this category: 2014-11-27

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STIL
The Stockholm Cooperative for Independent Living, the first European personal assistance user cooperative, became the model for numerous cooperatives in Sweden and abroad.
http://www.stil.se/
Sweden,
Swedish language,
Link checked 2017-07
Derbyshire Coalition for Inclusive Living (DCIL)
DCIL is an organisation of disabled people, developing & providing services for Disabled People. It works to apply disabled people's own ideas and experience to developing services and public policies.
http://www.dcil.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2017-07
Disability Solutions
Disability Solutions is a voluntary organisation, a registered charity controlled and run by local disabled people with services available across the whole of North Staffordshire and most of our services are available to anyone in North Staffordshire who has a query or problem connected with any aspect of disability.
http://www.disability-solutions.net/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2017-07
Hounslow Association of Disabled People
In 1987 a group of disabled people came together in Hounslow and started the Hounslow Association of Disabled People and as an independent agency we rely on fundraising and donations to support our work.
http://www.disabilitynetworkhounslow.org..
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2017-07
Coalition of Disabled People South Devon
Coalition of Disabled People South Devon improving the quality of lives of disabled people. Counselling, Direct Payments, ICT Project
http://www.cdpsd.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2017-07
The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth)
NCWD/Youth strives to ensure that youth with disabilities are provided full access to high quality services in integrated settings in order to maximize their opportunities for employment and independent living.
http://www.ncwd-youth.info/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-07
National Clearinghouse on the Direct Care Workforce
The National Clearinghouse on the Direct Care Workforce collects, analyzes, and disseminates information concerning the health care paraprofessional workforce.
http://www.directcareclearinghouse.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-07
American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT)
We are fighting so people with disabilities can live in the community with real supports instead of being locked away in nursing homes and other institutions.
http://www.adapt.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-07
AssistantPages Home Page
AssistantPages.comis a free attendant referral service that maintains privacy while offering detailed information about care givers and jobs. The Web application is designed for U.S. residents.
http://www.assistantpages.com
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-07
DisabilitySoft.com
DisabilitySoft.com announces the release of Attendant Manager, a Win32 application for users of personal assistants. This software may be very helpful to many persons who use attendant care and to those who provide it.
http://www.disabilitysoft.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-07
Dog AID (Assistance in Disability)
Dog AID (Assistance in Disability) is a nationwide U.K. charity helping people with physical disabilities to train their OWN pet dogs to be generally obedient, and in many cases, to train their pets to work as Assistance (Service) Dogs. The dogs are taught many specialised tasks to assist the disabled owner gain greater independence in their everyday life, and their trained pet can also become an advantage in breaking down social barriers; our clients have found that being accompanied by their dog encourages strangers to approach and talk to them on an equal footing, whereas previously they would have been ignored purely on the basis of being disabled.
http://www.dogaid.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2017-07
Essex Coalition of Disabled People (ECDP)
We hope this site becomes a valuable resource for disabled people in Essex and those visiting the county. We are a ‘cross impairment’ based organisation and exist to support ALL disabled people, whatever sort of impairment you may have.
http://www.ecdp.co.uk
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2017-07


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