If we can’t help you, then we probably know someone who can. Check out the list below.



Information and tips on travel and accessibility.
www.abta.com/consumer-services/accessible_travel


The national charity for people with spinal injuries.
www.aspire.org.uk


A charity that raises awareness of the issues faced by deaf and disabled people at music venues.
www.attitudeiseverything.org.uk


Has a wealth of interesting stories and resources for young disabled people.
www.bbc.co.uk/ouch


An organisation that introduces disabled people to water sports.
www.bdwsa.org/


The world’s leading employers’ organisation focused on disability as it affects business.
www.businessdisabilityforum.org.uk


The CEA Card is a national card scheme developed for UK cinemas by the UK Cinema Association (UKCA). The scheme was introduced in 2004 and is one of the ways for participating cinemas to ensure they make reasonable adjustments for disabled guests when they go to the cinema; in particular it ensures a complimentary ticket for someone to go with them.
www.ceacard.co.uk


Changing Places is a campaign to improve the access of toilets to ensure they have enough space and the right equipment, including a height adjustable changing bench and a hoist.
www.changing-places.org


Disability Rights UK is a large disability rights campaigning organisation.
www.disabilityrightsuk.org


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/


Offers a range of services and support to people living in Northern Ireland.
www.disabilityaction.org


Providers of legal 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/


Disability Sport NI (DSNI) is Northern Ireland’s leading disability sports organisation.
www.dsni.co.uk


Disability Sports Wales aims to develop club-based opportunities in as many sports as possible.
www.disabilitysportwales.com


Offers advice and assessment to disabled people who want to learn how to drive or access a car.
www.drivingmobility.org.uk


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


The 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

Find your MP and learn more about MPs, including details of their parliamentary career and contact information.

http://www.parliament.uk/mps-lords-and-offices/mps/



Ifyou live in Scotland, find out who your local MSP is.
http://www.parliament.scot/msps.aspx


Charity that helps to provide cycles and cycling opportunities for disabled people
www.getcycling.org.uk


Aspire’s fitness industry training programme for disabled people.
www.instructability.org.uk


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


National disability charity focusing on learning disability.
www.mencap.org.uk


Dedicated staff members who receive special training in community relations, including local cultural issues in London.
http://content.met.police.uk/Article/Hate-Crime/1400004907593/1400004907593


Provides an alert system for disabled customers who need support with refuelling at petrol stations.
www.contacta.co.uk/myhailo


The National Assembly for Wales is the democratically elected body that represents the interests of Wales and its people, makes laws for Wales, agrees Welsh taxes and holds the Welsh Government to account.
www.assembly.wales/en/memhome/Pages/memhome.aspx


The National Union of Students is a voluntary membership organisation which aims to make a real difference to the lives of students and its member students’ unions.
https://www.nus.org.uk/en/who-we-are/leadership/


The National Union of Students Disabled Students campaign provides information and resources for disabled students.
www.nusconnect.org.uk/liberation/disabled-students


Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) are elected by, and represent the people of, Northern Ireland. MLAs pass laws and examine policy on transferred matters like health, education, the environment, social work and housing. They scrutinise the work of Ministers and hold Departments to account.
http://www.niassembly.gov.uk/Your-MLAs/


Deloitte Parasport was created by the British Paralympic Association who recognised that more could be done to provide information to disabled people who wanted to take up sport, either at a recreational or competitive level. The BPA and Deloitte also wanted to encourage a more active disability sport community.
www.parasport.org.uk


Find information on your local police service.
www.police.uk


Ready Steady Go is transition programme for healthcare teams which was developed by Southampton Hospital but has now been expanded across the country .
www.readysteadygo.co.uk


Remploy is one of the UK’s leading providers of employment services and employment to people with disabilities and complex barriers to work.
www.remploy.co.uk


The RNIB has advice and information for visually impaired people on audio description and examples of best practice in the cinema industry.
http://www.rnib.org.uk/livingwithsightloss/tvradiofilm/film/pages/cinema_ad.aspx


A programme that supports and encourages disabled people to take up sailing and to help other organisations to 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.
www.scottishdisabilitysport.com


Shaw Trust is a national charity which supports disabled and disadvantaged people to prepare for work, find jobs and live more independently.
www.shaw-trust.org.uk


Snowdon Trust supports students with physical disabilities.
www.snowdontrust.org/


Provides independent and confidential support to people affected by hate crime.
www.stophateuk.org


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


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


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


A useful site aimed at easing young disabled people’s transition into adulthood. TIN is a network of the Council for Disabled Children.
www.councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/transition-information-network


Transport for All champions the rights of disabled and older people to travel with freedom and independents in London.
www.transportforall.org.uk


The accessibility section of Transport for London’s website.
www.tfl.gov.uk/transport-accessibility/


An independent transport user watchdog.
www.transportfocus.org.uk/



The organisation responsible for managing applications to higher education courses in the UK.
www.ucas.com


Visit England provides tips and suggestions for having a holiday in England, including information on accessibility.
www.visitengland.com/plan-your-visit


A guide to the accessibility of London’s cultural attractions.
www.visitlondon.com/traveller-information/essential-information/accessible-london


A website where you can find accessible holidays in Scotland.
www.visitscotland.com/holidays-breaks/accessible/


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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