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National Organisations
Supporting Disabled People and Carers A - M

We have compiled this list from those organisations for disabled people found on the internet, we hope it may be useful however we do not have the resources to check or validate them - we make no recommendations or endorsements. - Please be wary of giving your personal details to any website or organisation.

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ADP (The Association of Disabled Professionals) Drawing on the expertise of disabled professionals to improve the educational and employment opportunities of disabled people
AbilityNet A national charity helping disabled adults and children use computers and the internet by adapting and adjusting their technology. This website provides articles on the accessibility to gardens for children, disadvantaged families and disabled people. It has a "directory of gardens" in England and Wales written by disabled people for disabled people, also useful for those with pushchairs
Action for Blind People Find out what we've been doing to improve the lives of blind and partially sighted people across the UK.
Affinity Trust offer high quality support to over 700 adults with learning disabilities throughout England and Scotland.
Alliance for Inclusive Education ALLFIE a national campaigning and information-sharing network led by disabled people. We campaign for all disabled learners to have the right to access and be supported in mainstream education.
Arthritis Care exists to support people with arthritis. We are the UK’s largest charity working with and for all people who have arthritis.
Aspire Through its projects and programmes, Aspire offers practical support to the 40,000 people living with a spinal cord injury in the UK so that they can lead fulfilled and independent lives in their homes, with their families, in work places and in leisure time.
Ataxia UK the national charity for people affected by ataxia, a condition that affects balance, speech, and co-ordination,support people through our range of services and fund research into finding treatments and a cure for ataxia
BT Buddies
(Brain Tumour Buddies)
Offer information, inspiration and hope to anyone affected by high grade or paediatric brain tumour in the UK.
Batten Disease Family Association (BDFA) A national charity which aims to support families, raise awareness and facilitate research into the group of devastating neurodegenerative diseases commonly known as Batten Disease..
BullyingUK BullyingUK anti-bullying support and advice, part of Family Lives offering a free helpline 0808 800 2222
Bendrigg Trust The Bendrigg Trust was established in 1978 to specialise in courses and activities for disabled and disadvantaged young people.
BLESMA (British Limbless Ex Service Men's Association) national charity for limbless serving and ex service men and women and their dependants and widows
Brain and Spine Foundation Providing information, improving understanding, reducing anxiety
Brandon Trust Providing personalized services through work, learning, leisure & living solutions to people with learning disabilities and autism
Breakthrough UK - Including disabled people Breakthrough UK's mission is to promote the rights, responsibilities and respect of disabled people. To work with individual disabled people to support them to be independent, to seek employment and develop their careers
Brittle Bone Society Supporting people who live with bones that break. UK Charity supporting people with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI)
Calvert Trust The Calvert Trust has over 30 years of experience in delivering exciting, challenging and enjoyable outdoor activity adventures to all ages and abilities
Canine Partners for Independence Training Assistance Dogs for people with disabilities - Assisting people with disabilities to enjoy greater independence and a better quality of life, by providing specially trained assistance dogs.
Cardiomyopathy UK UK charity supporting families affected by heart muscle disease. For free specialist advice, freephone 0800 018 1024
Carers Direct Free, confidential information and advice for carers. Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends.0808 802 0202
Circles Network a UK wide voluntary organisation based in Warwickshire, renowned for building inclusive communities on the foundations of justice, advocacy, empowerment and friendships.
Choice Support formed in London in 1984 to help people with learning disabilities have better lives, and now work throughout much of England supporting people with a wide range of needs.
Children’s Trust a national charity working with children who have multiple disabilities and complex health needs
Children Today raises funds to provide specialised equipment and services for children and young people with disabilities throughout the UK.
(Ceiling Hoist users Club)
Set up to promote the interests of those disabled people who need to use hoists and particularly those who need, or prefer, ceiling track hoists (also caller tracker and tracking hoists).
CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, and their families.
Coma Foundation provide free advice on how to support victims in comas and vegetative states.
Computers For The Disabled A Registered Charity for over 15 years and still the only Computer Charity that do what we do and the way we do it.
Connect Connect is a charity for people living with aphasia, a communication disability which usually occurs after stroke or brain injury
Crossroads Care Crossroads Care is Britain's leading provider of support for carers and the people they care for. We work with over 41,000 individuals and their families, helping carers make a life of their own outside caring.
Daisy Chain Project Offers accommodation for respite breaks to any family caring for a sick or disabled child. Families coping with limited means in difficult circumstances. Families rebuilding their lives after the loss of a child.
Deafblind UK offers specialist services and human support to deafblind people and those who have progressive sight and hearing loss
Demand charity that transforms the lives of people with disabilities through the provision of bespoke equipment
Disability Law Service have provided high quality information and advice to disabled and Deaf people for over 30 years.
Disabilities Trust The Disabilities Trust was founded in 1979 to provide an imaginative new concept of personal care and specialist housing for people with special needs.
Disaway Trust The Disaway Trust is a registered charity that organises group holidays with physically disabled people, which has been in existence since 1981.
Disabled Information from the Disabled offer Disability Information for the Disabled from the Disabled.
Disabled Living Foundation DLF is a national charity that provides impartial advice, information and training on daily living aids.
Disabled Parents Network (DPN) National organisation of and for disabled people who are parents or who hope to become parents, and their families, friends and supporters.
Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee An independent body established by the Transport Act 1985 to advise Government on the transport needs of disabled people
Disabled Ramblers Organise and run a programme of supported disabled rambles each year. They also campaign for better access by encouraging those responsible to remove inaccessible man made barriers, and, if appropriate, to address the surface quality of the path. The largest online community for disabled people
Dogs for the Disabled Dogs for the Disabled is a pioneering charity that trains dogs to carry out a range of practical tasks to assist children and adults with disabilities to help them achieve greater independence.
Dravet Syndrome UK fund medical research into Dravet Syndrome, promote awareness and advance education within the medical community regarding Dravet Syndrome and support families affected by Dravet Syndrome, and other related genetic sodium channel epilepsies
Dreams Come True bring joy to terminally and seriously ill children by making their treasured dreams come true.
Epilepsy UK Raiseing awareness and offering support to those with Epilepsy
First Utility Foundation support projects that make a genuine difference to the lives of vulnerable families and individuals across the UK by awarding grants to charitable schemes that can deliver real improvement to the quality of life.
Follow Your Dreams a national charity operating in England and Wales that inspires children and young people with learning disabilities to follow their dreams
Help for Heroes Help for Heroes raises money to support members of the Armed Forces who have been wounded in the service of their country.
Holidays for All Holidays for All offer leisure activities and accommodation throughout the UK and abroad for people with sensory and physical impairments, their friends and families.
IT Can Help IT Can Help is a network of volunteers who are able to offer free local computer assistance to disabled people. We can diagnose and fix most computer related problems; Install and set up hardware, software, internet, email and accessibility settings..
Just4Children Just4Children provides support for families to help their sick and disabled children - providing and assisting in the provision of grants to enable them to obtain medical treatment, therapies, living environments, equipment and holidays which would not otherwise be available to them
JustDifferent JustDifferent helps create positive social attitudes towards disability and difference among children and young people.
Kepplewray Project Kepplewray challenges exclusion and is founded on a commitment to bring disabled and non-disabled people together as equal partners, promoting the ethos of inclusion. The Project operates a fully accessible and inclusive education and outdoor activity centre in the English Lake District, offering adventure, challenge, learning and relaxation for all.
KIDS KIDS vision is a world in which all disabled children and young people realise their aspirations and their right to an inclusive community which supports them and their families.
Leonard Cheshire Disability Leonard Cheshire Disability supports over 21,000 disabled people in the UK and works in 52 countries.
Lifelites technology charity donating fun and educational technology for children in hospices - provides specialist entertainment and educational technology for these young people to learn, play, be creative, control something for themselves and communicate - for as long as it is possible
LifeSIGNS The user-led self-injury awareness charitable organisation. Ideas and guidance for everyone affected by self-harm; alternatives, recovery, fact sheets and more. UK and beyond
LimbPower The British Ambulant Disabled Sports and Arts charity
Limbless Association LA is a leading UK charity for people with limb-loss, their family, friends and carers and the industry and healthcare professionals who support them.
Livability Livability is about creating choices for disabled people rather than making choices for them.
Lyme Disease Action Striving for the prevention and treatment of Lyme disease and associated tick borne diseases
The MS Society a community of people living with MS, scientists, campaigners, volunteers and fundraisers
Mums With Disability I am a disabled Mum of one who has been through pregnancy and beyond. I decided to set up this website for Mums to share experiences and offer advice
Last updated
Jan 13th 2017

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