The information on this page is accurate, but we are still working on the look and feel of this page.

There is so much information and support out there. That is why we work closely with partner charities and information sources that specialise in everything from inclusive tourist destinations to wheelchair accessible bathrooms.

Find out more from this list. And if you come across anything you think we should add, please let us know. Contact: info@musculardystrophyuk.org



Disability legacy project that aims to ensure a lasting legacy of London’s Olympic and Paralympic Games: www.accesssport.org.uk


Disability access website, providing searchable information on over 1,000 arts venues across London: www.artsline.org.uk


Charity that helps to provide cycles and cycling opportunities for disabled people: www.bikesnotbarriers.org


Organisation that introduces disabled people to water sports: www.bdwsa.org


Website that lists and reviews hotels which provide ceiling track hoists: www.chuc.org.uk


Website that lists accessible toilets that have enough space and the right equipment, including a height adjustable changing bench and a hoist: www.changing-places.org


Information about the CEA cinema discount card: www.ceacard.co.uk


Nationwide resources for disabled people, like accessible travel: www.directenquiries.com


A range of services and support to people living in Northern Ireland: www.disabilityaction.org


Information and advice for disabled people: www.dls.org.uk


Organisation that helps disabled people to get involved in a variety of winter sports: www.disabilitysnowsport.org.uk


(DSNI), Northern Island’s main disability sports organisation: www.dsni.co.uk


Organisation that aims to develop club-based opportunities in as many sports as possible: www.disabilitysportswales.org


A hub site offering, amongst other things, listings of cultural events across the nation which are fully accessible as well as accommodation and places to visit which are wheelchair-user friendly: www.disabilityworld.com


Website that lists accessible entertainment and retail facilities: www.disabledgo.com


A group that give disabled people a safe and pleasurable experience of sailing: www.disabledsailingassociation.org.uk


A service that offers professional support through diagnosis, illness and everyday living – not only for the individual but also for their family, partners and carers: www.emotionalrespite.co.uk

Opportunities for disabled and dyslexic students and graduates: www.employ-ability.org.uk


National body responsible for developing sport for disabled people in England: www.efds.co.uk


The home of campaigning for equality in the UK and Northern Ireland: www.equalityhumanrights.com


Information on government services and those responsible for them: www.gov.uk/browse/disabilities


A campaigning organisation providing information on disabled fans’ facilities across all sports: www.levelplayingfield.org.uk


A website designed to inspire, educate, inform and signpost disabled people to high quality opportunities: www.parasport.org.uk


The place to order a guide to accessible holidays in the UK: www.accessibleguide.co.uk


A programme that supports and encourages disabled people to take up sailing and helps other organisations facilitate disabled sailing: www.rya.org.uk/programmes/ryasailability/Pages/RYASailability.aspx


The Scottish governing and coordinating body of sports for people of all ages and abilities with a physical, sensory or learning disability: http://www.scottishdisabilitysport.com/sds/


A national charity which supports disabled and disadvantaged people to prepare for work, find jobs and live more independently: www.shaw-trust.org.uk/home


A website that has been designed to make it easy to access information using informative videos: www.showmetheaccess.co.uk/index.php


Impartial information on stairlifts for the home: www.stairliftadvisor.co.uk/articles/stairlifts-grants/


Connecting people with professional therapists: www.therapy-directory.org.uk/


Expert advice on accessible tourism: www.tourismforall.org.uk



A charity giving disabled people the chance to transform their lives through sport: www.wheelpower.org.uk


The Wheelchair Football Association (WFA) is the governing body for the sport of Powerchair Football: www.thewfa.org.uk/

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