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Aidis TrustAidis Trust
Advice, information and support on all aspects of computing for disabled people.
www.aidis.org/

Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (ASBAH)Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (ASBAH)
Offers advice on independent living, fund-raising, local associations, magazine articles, research, etc.
www.asbah.org

Assisted Living Foundation (ALF)Assisted Living Foundation (ALF)
ALF is a non-profit, voluntary organisation that provides support and assistance to disabled people and supporters of disabled people (family carers, professional paid care/support workers, social workers/care managers, and advocates for disabled people). ALF primarily serves London and the Home Counties.
www.assistedliving.org.uk

Breakthrough UKBreakthrough UK
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.
www.breakthrough-uk.com

The British Council of Disabled People (BCODP)The British Council of Disabled People (BCODP)
The British Council of Disabled People (BCODP) was set up by disabled people in 1981 to promote full equality and participation within society.
www.bcodp.org.uk

Carers UKCarers UK
Carers UK is the voice of carers and the leading campaigning, policy and information organisation for carers.
www.carersuk.org

Contact a familyContact 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.
www.cafamily.org.uk

DirectgovDirectgov
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.
www.direct.gov.uk/DisabledPeople/fs/en

Disabled Living Centres Council (DLCC)Disabled Living Centres Council (DLCC)
A Disabled (or Independent) Living Centre (DLC) is a place where you can get free and ethical information and advice about products which can increase disabled or older people's choices about how they live. At a DLC you can see and try out products and explore other solutions.
www.dlcc.org.uk

Disabled Living FoundationDisabled Living Foundation
We are working for freedom, empowerment and choice for disabled people and others who use equipment or technology to enhance their independence.
www.dlf.org.uk

Disabled Parents Network (DPN)Disabled Parents Network (DPN)
Disabled Parents Network (DPN) is a national organisation of and for disabled people who are parents or who hope to become parents, and their families, friends and supporters.
www.disabledparentsnetwork.org.uk

Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)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.
www.dwp.gov.uk

Epilepsy ActionEpilepsy Action
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.
www.epilepsy.org.uk

EQAG (Equipment and Adaptations Monitoring Group)EQAG (Equipment and Adaptations Monitoring Group)
Setup to monitor the work done by Conwy County Borough Council Social Services Departments and the Denbighshire / Conwy Conwy / Gwynedd Health Authorities.
www.eqag.org.uk

Foundation for People with Learning DisabilitiesFoundation 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.
www.learningdisabilities.org.uk

Headway - the brain injury associationHeadway - 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.
www.headway.org.uk

Independent LivingIndependent Living
Independent Living, the UK's leading site for information, news, views and products for the elderly and less able, carers and healthcare professionals.
www.independentliving.co.uk

Mid-Devon.NetMid-Devon.Net
Step through the Gateway to find all you ever need to know about Mid-Devon. Whether you're a resident, a visitor, at school or in business - this Site is for you! Mid-Devon.Net is a non-commercial non-profit making Site that offers everyone an easy way to zoom in on the Mid-Devon Area.
www.mid-devon.net

Multiple Sclerosis SocietyMultiple Sclerosis Society
Site features news, research, discussion forums, advice, details of events and fund-raising.
www.mssociety.org.uk

National Autistic SocietyNational Autistic Society
Features detailed information about autism and Asperger syndrome as well as advice and details of fund-raising.
www.nas.org.uk

NCIL (National Centre for Independent Living)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.
www.ncil.org.uk

Parkinson's Disease SocietyParkinson's Disease Society
Details of news and events, advice on living with Parkinson's disease, support groups and fund-raising.
www.parkinsons.org.uk

PASSPASS
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.
www.hertspass.com

SCOPESCOPE
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.
www.scope.org.uk

SIA (Spinal Injuries Association)SIA (Spinal Injuries Association)
Offers help and information (including legal advice), as well as news, research developments, events and fund-raising.
www.spinal.co.uk

UK Disability DirectoryUK 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.
www.uk-disabilitydirectory.co.uk

United Response (UR)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.
www.unitedresponse.org.uk

UPDATEUPDATE
Scotland's national disability information service contains general information, advice, news and support on Scottish disability matters.
www.update.org.uk

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