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  • The Free Community Entertainments Website For IP1 - IP17. There are many community services listed here for people of all ages with learning and physical disabilities. A wonderful site. Thank you to Trudy and Alice for telling us about it.
  • Research Autism is the only UK charity focussing on research into interventions in autism. Its goal is the improvement of quality of life for individuals with autism and their families. It carries out research into health, education, social and other interventions with the support of some of the world's leading figures in autism and research. Research Autism also host conferences for people with autism, parents/carers and professionals. The conferences are an opportunity to learn from researchers, practitioners and people on the autism spectrum.
  • Mary Kitzinger Trust, a charity set up for advancing and furthering education, training and research in the psychology of children with visual and/or other developmental difficulties.
  • Accessible Gaming Charity. Road-shows, loan-library of accessible gaming gear, advice, free games and more.
  • Website stuffed full of information about local activities and events for young disabled people in Derbyshire
  • We help over 100,000 people in over 180 countries each year. Our activities include: * Scientific research * Information and advice * Training and conferences * Consulting and assessments * Global outreach
  • BASE is the national trade association representing hundreds of agencies involved in securing employment for people with disabilities. The association aims to raise awareness of supported employment, represent the sector on a collective basis, inform members, and encourage best practice. BASE facilitates regional member networks and supports providers and employers by being a hub of information and good practice.
  • Awareness’ Support, Education, Research of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders provides informed aspects and understanding of early interventions for parents and all professionals and Nation wide support network.
  • Through this site I hope to bring together a searchable database of Charities, Organisations, Companies and Service Providers from all around the UK, to help disabled people, their families and health care providers, find just the right information and make contact with the people who can help them the most whatever their needs or aspirations.
  • Website information resource on aspects of learning disability and sensory impairment.
  • Equals is committed to improving the lives of children and young people with learning difficulties and disabilities through supporting high quality education. We promote, share and reflect best practice in learning and teaching through collaborative working with practitioners and professionals at a national, regional and local level. EQUALS aims to: • Promote the highest standards of education for pupils with learning difficulties. • Influence the educational practice and policy at local, regional and national levels by consulting and liasing with QCA, DfES, OFSTED and the TDA. • Support teachers in applying governmental policy in the education of children with learning difficulties. • Foster high quality innovative practice, through the publication of relevant and rigorous support materials. • Advance the entitlement of pupils with learning difficulties to equality of opportunity. • Facilitate the rights of pupils to speak for themselves. • Voice the concerns of teachers and head
  • Communication Matters is a UK national charitable organisation of members concerned with the augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) needs of people with complex communication needs. Communication Matters is also known as ISAAC (UK) - the UK Chapter of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) - and is a core member of the Communications Forum.
  • The Oaklea Trust supports people with disabilities through the provision of: A variety of Residential Accommodation, Community Support Services (Supported Living, Outreach & Domiciliary Care), Leisure Services, Staff Training & Employment Services (New Deal, Work Prep, Ability First and WorkStep). We currently operate in Cumbria, Lancashire, Co.Durham, Northumberland & Greater Manchester.
  • a web site built for the Association of London Governments (ALG). The ALG represent the 33 London Boroughs. and the above sites objective is to inform all Blue Badge Holders of the rules that apply in each of the London Boroughs, as they vary in where you can and can't park. People wishing to obtain a guide showing the parking bays in central London can purchase a guide on line. If your organisation also want to resell these guides special rates can be offered. Alternatively you might wish to add a leaflet that we produce into information packs you might supply. These are available free of charge.
  • Key Worker standards which have been endorsed by the government in the NSF, and by Early Support.
  • A national directory of key worker services with information to download about each service.
  • The Treloar Trust is a registered charity and our purpose is to provide education, care and training for young people with disabilities. We aim to provide each individual with the support, confidence and skills to achieve the best that they can in all aspects of their lives. This specialist care is provided through Treloar School and Treloar College - centres of excellence which have established an effective, flexible, holistic approach to the education and support of severely disabled young people
  • CSIE is the Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education. It is an independent centre working in the UK and overseas to promote inclusion and end segregation. CSIE is committed to working towards an end to segregated education. Inclusion means all. This commitment is based on human rights principles.
  • We are a UK charity which exists to help people to understand and cope with dyspraxia. We are a resource for parents, for teenagers and adults who have the condition, and for professionals who help all of them.
  • The Children's Trust, based at Tadworth in Surrey, is a registered charity providing special care for severely disabled children many of whom have particularly complex health needs. We offer a unique combination of skills and experience in meeting all the complex needs of children with profound disabilities.
  • This is the biggest, most comprehensive website on learning disabilities/difficulties in the UK. The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities, works with people and their families to ensure they can use effective services, play a fuller part in communities and society, and enjoy equal rights. We develop projects and services that can be copied across the UK. In all our work we want to ensure that people with learning disabilities are supported in living as active citizens in the community, with real choices.
  • United Response supports people with learning difficulties and mental health problems to have the things they want and need in their lives. We are a national registered charity that works through local services.
  • AbilityNet provides a wide range of services to individuals, professionals in the field of disability, employers and the public sector. AbilityNet is the UK's leading charity bringing the benefits of computer technology to adults and children with disabilities. The team at AbilityNet can advise you on specialist assistive technology for any disability and also send you information-packed Factsheets and Skillsheets.
  • If you are a child, family or adult who uses a communication aid, a professional who works with alternative or augmentative communication (AAC), a valued supporter of 1 Voice, or just finding out more about AAC, you are welcome at this site. 1 Voice takes a family and social perspective on communication and recognises the great need for adult role models to inspire children and families alike. 1 Voice promotes families supporting each other to overcome the isolation that being unable to speak can bring.
  • The National Autistic Society exists to champion the rights and interests of all people with autism and to ensure that they and their families receive quality services appropriate to their needs. This site includes information about autism and Asperger syndrome, and about support and services available in the UK.
  • Assist I.T. works in partnership with learning, teaching, training providers and public access centres to provide the best practice in inclusive learning through the use of assistive and adaptive technology.
  • Booktrust is the national charity which aims to bring books and people together. As an independent charity, Booktrust can offer thoroughly impartial advice on finding the right books for the right person. Booktrust offers a range of booklists, publications and resources for schools, organisations and individuals, as well as coordinating a range of book prizes and national projects such as Bookstart.
  • Special Needs And Parents (SNAP) is a registered charity that supports Essex families who have children with any special need or disability. The children's disabilities are very wide-ranging including for example autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, sensory impairment, speech and language difficulties and learning disabilities.
  • Our vision is to meet the hopes and needs of people with learning disabilities. To help us to achieve this, we offer a range of services including; supported living, registered residential care, day services, specialist services, supported employment, carer support service, transition workshops, advocacy, short breaks (respite care), Information Communications Technology (ICT) training and research.
  • The Rix Centre is an innovative new charity improving the lives of people with learning disabilities through the use of new media technologies. The Rix Centre is committed to developing teaching and learning, research and multimedia production for people in the learning disability community.
  • Mencap is the UK's leading learning disability charity working with people with a learning disability and their families and carers. This huge site is packed full of valuable information.
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