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AbilityNet (UK)
Abilitynet offers advice, support, assessment of needs, and the supply of adapted computer equipment, for people with any sort of disability.
http://www.abilitynet.co.uk/
2017-10
Able Magazine
Able Magazine online - the website for disabled people where ability counts
http://www.ablemagazine.co.uk/
2017-09
Access Appraisals
We offer advise on disability issues relating to accessibility. We also offer products to overcome access problems including wheelchair ramps and lifts
http://www.wheelchair-ramps.co.uk/
2017-09
Allgohere.com
Directory of mainstream disability-friendly primarily UK hotels and a guide to the disability policies of major world airlines.
http://www.allgohere.com/
2017-10
Association for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus
To give help and advice to people with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus and their families
http://www.asbah.org/
2017-09
Barnet Independent Living Agency

http://www.bilagency.org.uk/
2017-09
Centre for Accessible Environments
The Centre for Accessible Environments is committed to the provision of buildings and places which are accessible to all users, including disabled and older people, and to the enhancement of quality in design. It is a technical information training and consultancy resource for the construction industry, providers of goods and services, the care professions and disabled people.
http://www.cae.org.uk/
2017-10
Conductive Education Online
The Conductive Education Website is a resource for the worldwide community of Conductive Education and is provided by The Foundation for Conductive Education
http://www.conductive-education.org.uk/
2017-10
DDA access audit dda access audit of disabled disability access needs. DDA compliance for your business
Access All Areas helps businesses large & small all over the UK to comply with the DDA via our cost effective disability access audit services.
http://www.access-auditing.com/
2017-09
Disability Equipment UK
DoAbility UK supplies disability equipment to the UK and Ireland.
https://doability.co.uk/
2017-10
Disability Equipment UK
DoAbility UK supplies disability equipment to the UK and Ireland.
http://doability.co.uk/
2017-09
Disability Wales - Anabledd Cymru
The national association of disability groups in Wales working to promote the rights, inclusion, equality, and support of all disabled people in Wales.
http://www.dwac.demon.co.uk/
2017-09
Disability West Lothian
Working to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities who live in West Lothian.
http://www.dwl.demon.co.uk/
2017-09
Disabled Workers Co-operative
Disabled Workers Co-operative Promotes the skills and services offered by disabled workers on a searchable database. Any disabled individual, sheltered workshop, company or organisation employing a significant number of disabled people are able to register FREE on this database. The database is FREE for anyone to use.In addition we have an eJobs portal where employers can advertise their vacancies FREE.
http://www.disabledworkers.org.uk/
2017-09
DisabledInfo.co.uk - Disabled Information For the Disabled From the Disabled
From disabled product reviews to support group venues. From disabled holiday accommodation to a little humour. The disabled come together to share their experiences and their knowledge.
http://www.disabledinfo.co.uk/
2017-09
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/
2017-09
Education UK
The official British Council website for international students looking for courses or for studying in Britain.
http://www.educationuk.org/
2017-10
Enabling Education Network
A website packed full of useful, relevant information on Inclusive Education with a particular focus on economically poorer countries and practitioners.
http://www.eenet.org.uk/
2017-10
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
2017-09
familyplacement.com

http://www.familyplacement.com/
2017-09
Holiday Care (U.K.)
Founded in 1981, we are the UK's central source of travel and holiday information and support for disabled and older people, their families, friends and carers.
http://www.holidaycare.org.uk/
2017-10
International Conference Series on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies
International Conference Series on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies website.
http://www.icdvrat.reading.ac.uk/
2017-10
International Disability and Development Consortium IDDP
IDDC is a self-managing group currently consisting of 16 international non-government organisations supporting disability and development work in over 100 countries globally.
http://www.iddcconsortium.net/
2017-10
Leeds Centre for Integrated Living (Leeds CIL)
Website under construction. Addresses and email available.
http://www.leedscil.org.uk/
2017-09
Lincolnshire Association of People with Disabilities
To Empower people with disabilities living in Lincolnshire
http://www.lapd.uk.com/
2017-09
Mangar International
Specialises in low air pressure equipment for the lifting, handling and transfer of people who are disabled or elderly, in the community, in Residential Care, and for Hospital use.
http://www.mangar.co.uk/
2017-10
Motability (U.K.)
Motability is a registered charity, which helps people with disabilities and their families in the UK to become more mobile. It was set up on the initiative of the Government in 1977, to provide vehicles and powered wheelchairs to people with disabilities.
http://www.motability.co.uk/
2017-10
National Centre for Independent Living (UK)
This website is designed to be a resource on independent living and Direct Payments for disabled people and others working in the field.
http://www.ncil.org.uk/
2017-10
National Children's Bureau - Council for Disabled Children
The Council provides a national forum for the discussion, development and dissemination of a wide range of policy and practice issues relating to service provision and support for children and young people with disabilities and special educational needs.
http://www.ncb.org.uk/
2017-10
Northamptonshire People First
An organisation of people with learning difficulties speaking up for ourselves!
http://www.peoplefirst.org.uk/
2017-10
Skill: National Bureau for Students With Disabilities
Skill: National Bureau for Students With Disabilities. Skill promotes opportunities for young people and adults with any kind of disability in post-16 education, training and employment across the UK.
http://www.skill.org.uk/
2017-10
SOLNETWORK
This website is for finding out about what service user organisations are doing and also what non-service user organisations are doing for service users This website will provide a way for service user organisations, service users and other people who are interested to - support the development of local user involvement that aims to deliver better outcomes for service users be a place where user controlled organisations can voice their views and concerns. give information about and support service user involvement at a national level be open to all user groups in an equal and accessible manner to enable groups to link to other user controlled groups to develop links with world wide international user controlled organisations The aim of this activity, like the rest of Shaping Our Lives' work, is to improve the quality of support people receive.
http://www.solnetwork.org.uk
2017-10
Southampton Centre for Independent Living
Camgaigning for full civil rights for Disabled People and supporting Disabled People to live independently.
http://www.southamptoncil.co.uk/
2017-09
Spinal Cord Injury - Quadriplegic & Paraplegic Support
Spinal Cord Injury & life as a quadriplegic with quadriplegia, tetraplegic and paraplegic. There's disabled wheelchair humor area and information on lesions to the cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral area's, as well as a discussion forum.
http://www.apparelyzed.com/
2017-09
The Association of National Specialist Colleges - NATSPEC
Coordinating body to provide direct support to member colleges which provide education and training for young people with learning difficulties or disabilities, and represents their interests. Includes a directory of members, guidance for students, and news.
http://www.natspec.org.uk/
2017-10
The British Council
Our purpose is to build mutually beneficial relationships between people in the UK and other countries and to increase appreciation of the UK's creative ideas and achievements.
http://www.britishcouncil.org/
2017-10
The Ramp People
Over 25 years of manufacturing experience in vehicle ramps, van ramps, car ramps, motorcycle ramps, portable ramps , wheelchair ramps and disabled ramps.
http://www.theramppeople.co.uk/
2017-10
Thistle Foundation
A Scottish charity providing health services, housing, and support enabling physically disabled people to lead independent lives.
http://www.thistle.org.uk/
2017-10
Treloar's - Education, Therapy, Care and Opportunities for Disabled Young People
The Treloar Trust provides education, care and independence training for young people with disabilities. We aim to provide each individual with the support, confidence and skills to achieve the best they can in all aspects of their lives
http://www.treloar.org.uk/
2017-10
Virtual mobility
Could virtual mobility help to alleviate mobility-related social exclusion? We have created this web site to tell you about our research and we would welcome your feedback.
http://www.trg.soton.ac.uk/vm/index.htm
2017-10
Youreable.com
Youreable is the one-stop Internet site for disabled people, their carers, family and friends.
http://www.youreable.com/
2017-10
Disabled Living Foundation - DLF
The Disabled Living Foundation is a UK national charity working for greater independence for disabled people, providing equipment advice and information.
http://www.dlf.org.uk/
2017-10
Green Theme International. Vacation exchange and home swaps worldwide
We have linked directly to listings that claim to be accessible.
http://www.gti-home-exchange.com/ihea/searchresults.cfm?DisabledAccess=Yes
2017-09
Keytools
Provides computer equipment for education, special needs, RSI and disabilities
http://www.keytools.com/
2017-10
Business Disability Forum
Business Disability Forum is a not-for-profit member organisation that makes it easier and more rewarding to do business with and employ disabled people.
http://businessdisabilityforum.org.uk/
2017-10
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/
2017-09
Direct Learn
Provides training, consultancy and other services to education in the UK and abroad. We specialise in issues around online learning, information and learning technology, accessibility and disability.
http://www.directlearn.co.uk/
2017-10
Greenwich Association of Disabled People's Centre for Independent Living
Greenwich Association of Disabled People's Centre for Independent Living (GAD, as we are known) was the first organisation of its kind in London and one of the first in the whole country. GAD was originally set up in 1975 to support disabled people's interests in Greenwich
http://www.gad.org.uk/
2017-09
The Association of Blind and Partially Sighted Teachers and Students [ABAPSTAS]
ABAPSTAS was founded in 1970 by a small number of visually impaired people with the primary aim of supporting students, teachers and lecturers.
http://www.abapstas.org.uk/
2017-09
The National Federation of Access Centres
The National Federation of ACCESS Centres is a UK-wide network of specialist services that work together to facilitate access for disabled people to education, training, employment and personal development. ACCESS Centre services include quality assessment and support in the use of assistive technology and/or specialised learning strategies.
http://www.nfac.org.uk/
2017-09
the Surrey Independent Living Council
Disabled People in Surrey can now use services funded by Surrey County Council and run by S.I.L.C. to support themselves to live independently in the community.
http://www.surreyilc.org.uk/
2017-09
British Deaf Association (BDA)
The BDA works to ensure that Deaf people using sign language have the same rights as other citizens.
http://www.bda.org.uk/
2017-10
CIL
The Centre For Independent Living, Belfast (CIL) is an organisation of disabled people working to support disabled people's right to have choice and control in their lives and to take an active part in the community in which they live. CIL aim to promote the philosophy of independent living and raise awareness about Direct Payments as an option for disabled people to achieve independence.
http://www.cilbelfast.org/
2017-10
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/
2017-09
Oxfam UK Publications on Disability, Equality, and Human Rights
Information is given on the book "A Training Manual for Development and Humanitarian Organisations," and other titles by Oxfam. In addition, links are provided to some Independent Living organisations in different parts of the world.
http://www.oxfam.org.uk/what_we_do/resources/diseqhr.htm
2017-10
Remploy
Remploy Ltd. is Britain's largest employer of people with disabilities.
http://www.remploy.co.uk/
2017-10
WECIL- West of England Centre for Inclusive Living
The West of England Centre for Inclusive Living (WECIL) was set up in 1995 and provides a range of services to over 4000 people a year, with the aim of promoting inclusive opportunities and enabling choice and control over their lives
http://www.wecil.co.uk/
2017-09
Herefordshire Centre of Independent Living |
Providing independent living services to disabled and older people throughout Herefordshire
http://www.herefordshire-cil.com/
2017-10
Lothian Centre for Integrated Living
The Lothian Centre for Integrated Living is a disability and user led organisation established in 1991 to provide a range of practical services to disabled people in the Lothian region.
http://www.lothiancil.org.uk/
2017-09
BBC - Ouch! Disability Magazine - News, Opinion, Features, Humour
Ouch! - the BBC's disability magazine, containing columnists, features, weblogs, podcast, news, opinions and chat community. Razor sharp, reflecting the experiences of disabled people.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs/ouch/
2017-09
Council of Disabled People. Warwickshire & Coventry
The CDP is an organisation run and controlled by Disabled people. It has been in existence since the early 1990's and exists to promote the rights and the full participation of Disabled people economically, socially and politically.
http://www.cdp.org.uk/
2017-09
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/
2017-09
Disability Cornwall
This site aims to direct people to information on the Internet and elsewhere, relating to disability in Cornwall, the UK, Internationally and most importantly to be as accessible as possible to all disabled people.
http://www.disabilitycornwall.org.uk/
2017-09
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/
2017-09
ACE Centre (UK)
The Oxford ACE Centre provides a focus for the use of technology with the communication and educational needs of young people with physical and communication difficulties.
http://www.ace-centre.org.uk/
2017-10
Choices and Rights Disability Coalition
The Centre for Independent Living, covering Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire, mamanaged by Choices and Rights Disability Coalition. Includes service details, disability resources, newsletters, and links.
http://www.choicesandrights.org.uk/
2017-09
Disability Action
Disability Action has six offices. It's Head Quarters and Transport office in Belfast, and four local offices in Derry, Dungannon, Carrickfergus and Newry. Services include information & policy, employment and training support, capacity building, training on disability issues, transport and mobility assessment.
http://www.disabilityaction.org/
2017-10
Disability Now
We publish a fortnightly publication and run this website. We cover the latest news stories, bring you comment from the UK's most influential disabled campaigners, guide you through the latest developments in motoring and equipment and offer a selection of lifestyle and arts features. Disability Now is put together by a team of professionally trained journalists, advertising and marketing experts, almost 50 per cent of whom are disabled.
http://www.disabilitynow.org.uk/
2017-09
INDEPENDENT LIVING ALTERNATIVES
ILA provides a comprehensive range of independent living and personal assistance services.
http://www.ilanet.co.uk/
2017-09
KCIL - Kingston Centre For Independent Living
KCIL is a local charity working proactively to empower and support disabled people. KCIL was established in 1968 and is a member-led organisation with a number of sub groups and committees which guide the work of the organisation.
http://www.kcil.org.uk/
2017-09


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