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Advice, information and support on all aspects of computing for disabled people.
Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (ASBAH)
Offers advice on independent living, fund-raising, local associations, magazine articles, research, etc.
Breakthrough UK is an organisation controlled, in the majority, by disabled people. It is committed to working with disabled people on a one to one basis to support them to be independent and to seek paid employment.
British Red Cross
The British Red Cross provides local support for independent living, including transport services, care in the home, therapeutic massage, and loan of medical equipment, as well as selling a range of independent living aids.
Carers UK is the voice of carers and the leading campaigning, policy and information organisation for carers.
Contact a family
Offers support and information to parents/carers of children with disabilities or specific health conditions. Can put families in touch with each other where there is no support group.
Information for disabled people Directgov provides a single point of online access to government disability services and information - including independent living, financial support, rights and much more.
Disabled Living Foundation
DLF is a national charity that provides impartial advice, information and training on daily living equipment.
Disabled Parents Network (DPN)
DPN provides information, advice and peer support to disabled parents, their families and supporters. We campaign on a local and national level to improve services for disabled parents. We also provide training and workshop facilitation to social and health professionals.
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
The Department is responsible for delivering support and advice through a modern network of services to people of working age, employers, pensioners, families and children and disabled people.
The largest member-led epilepsy organisation in Britain. As well as campaigning to improve epilepsy services and raise awareness of the condition, we offer assistance to people in a number of ways including a national network of branches, accredited volunteers, regular regional conferences and freephone and email helplines.
Equality and Human Rights Commission
The Equality and Human Rights Commission was launched in October 2007, taking over the role and functions of the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE), the Disability Rights Commission (DRC) and the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) and assuming new responsibilities for sexual orientation, age, religion and belief, and human rights.
Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities
The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities aims to improve the quality of life for people with learning disabilities. We do this by conducting research and sharing the findings with other people.
Headway - the brain injury association
Information for people affected by brain injury fund-raising, news, campaign details, legal advice, etc. Their aims are to promote understanding of all aspects of head injury and to provide information, support and services to people who have suffered a head injury, their family and carers.
Independent Living, the UK's leading site for information, news, views and products for the elderly and less able, carers and healthcare professionals.
Multiple Sclerosis Society
Site features news, research, discussion forums, advice, details of events and fund-raising.
National Autistic Society
Features detailed information about autism and Asperger syndrome as well as advice and details of fund-raising.
NCIL (National Centre for Independent Living)
This website is designed to be a resource on independent living and Direct Payments for disabled people and others working in the field.
Parkinson's Disease Society
Details of news and events, advice on living with Parkinson's disease, support groups and fund-raising.
Hertfordshire Personal Assistance Support Service (PASS) provides advocacy, support, advice and information to all people with disabilities in Hertfordshire who wish to live independently and have more control over the support and assistance they need in day-to-day living.
Scope is a disability organisation in England and Wales whose focus is people with cerebral palsy. Scope's aim is that disabled people achieve equality: a society in which they are as valued, and have the same human and civil rights, as everyone else.
SIA (Spinal Injuries Association)
Offers help and information (including legal advice), as well as news, research developments, events and fund-raising.
UK Disability Directory
One of the UK's most comprehensive sites listing local and national businesses that actively encourage people with disabilities to use their services.
United Kingdom Disabled People's Council
The United Kingdom Disabled People's Council is the UK's democratic representative national organisation, which is a member of the worldwide Disabled People's Movement, through its membership of Disabled Peoples' International.
United Response (UR)
Supports people with learning difficulties and mental health problems to have the things they want and need in their lives. They are a national registered charity that works through local services.