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the United Kingdom

Languages: English, British Sign Language, Gaelic and Welsh.

Currency: Pound Sterling (GBP)

Read about the United Kingdom in Wikipedia and in the World Fact Book (CIA)


89 universities found with information for students with disabilities.

Links: 70 disability, education and employment related links for the United Kingdom

Advice: 5 organizations willing to answer questions about local accessibility and 18 other organizations to contact in the United Kingdom.



The United Kingdom. Information for visitors with disabilities

These 5 organizations in the United Kingdom are willing to provide visitors with local accessibility information. 18 other organizations to contact.

Central England People First, United Kingdom - Kettering, Northamptonshire. Organization works at the local level and is 100% run by disabled people.
We speak up for ourselves and support other people to speak up. We have the same rights as other people ...

Organization would like to find exchange or volunteer position for members.

Disabled Living Foundation, United Kingdom - London. Organization works at the national level and is to some degree run by disabled people.
The Disabled Living Foundation has been working as a charity in support of people with disabilities and older people for over thirty years ...

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

Lothian Centre for Integrated Living, United Kingdom - Edinburgh, Scotland. Organization works at the local level and is mainly run by disabled people.
"Inclusion and independence for disabled people" LCIL's aims are:- - to support the right of disabled people to live independently, take control of their own lives and further their own personal a ...
Scottish Disabilty Equality Forum, United Kingdom - Stirling, Scotland. Organization works at the national level and is mainly run by disabled people.
The Scottish Disability Equality Forum works for social inclusion in Scotland through the removal of barriers and the promotion of equal access for people affected by disability ...
Southampton Centre for Independent Living, United Kingdom - Southampton, Hampshire. Organization works at the local level and is 100% run by disabled people.
Camgaigning for full civil rights for Disabled People and supporting Disabled People to live independently ...

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.


18 organizations that may be able to provide information.

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/
Barnet Independent Living Agency
http://www.bilagency.org.uk/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
Herefordshire Centre of Independent Living |
Providing independent living services to disabled and older people throughout Herefordshire
http://www.herefordshire-cil.com/
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/
INDEPENDENT LIVING ALTERNATIVES
ILA provides a comprehensive range of independent living and personal assistance services.
http://www.ilanet.co.uk/
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/
Leeds Centre for Integrated Living (Leeds CIL)
Website under construction. Addresses and email available.
http://www.leedscil.org.uk/
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/
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/