Dyslexia Pathways is a Scotland based Community Interest Company dedicated to enable people with dyslexia to break through their personal barriers and develop the skills they require to enhance education, training and employment opportunities. We also offer dyslexia focussed services to; businesses, universities, colleges, training companies and other social enterprises. Please visit our accessible web site for more information on Dyslexia Pathways and the services we provide.
"Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.
registered charity no. 222377"
"We're all about changing society for the better, so that disabled people and their families can have the same opportunities as everyone else.
We work with disabled people and their families. We offer practical support – from information services to education and everyday care.
We challenge assumptions about disability, we influence decision makers and we show what can be possible.
Everything we do is about creating real and lasting positive change in individual lives and in the world around us. We believe that together we can create a better society.
registered charity no. 208231"
LILY (Living Independently in Later Years)
This directory contains listings of facilities, services and activities for older people in West Norfolk. The directory is available for older people living in the King's Lynn and West Norfolk area as well as their families, friends, professionals and volunteers working with and supporting older people. The directory is an important resource for providing older people with vital information which supports them to lead healthy, active and independent lives.
For more background information about askLILY click here.
Level Playing Field - dedicated to disabled sports fans
LPF is a registered charity in England and Wales, and acts as a campaigning and advisory organisation to its membership and other parties across all sports. You will find information on disabled fans facilities at clubs and stadia, along with useful disability and access reports, guides, good practice documents and general disabled supporter information. You'll also find the latest news items and a back catalogue of the Level Playing Field e-newsletters.
"Independent Age is the national charity working with older people, their families and carers to get the best care and support. The Elderly Invalids Fund, as it was then known, was established in 1954 by Bob and Joceline Graham in response to the poor levels of care experienced by many frail older people. Today, with an ageing population where 3 out of 5 people aged 65 and over will need care, Counsel and Care is needed more than ever.
Reg Charity No 210729"
Thousands of people need the Changing Places toilets to help them to enjoy the day to day activities many of us take for granted.
"The Changing Places Consortium has launched its campaign on behalf of those people who cannot use standard accessible toilets.This includes people with profound and multiple learning disabilities and their carers, as well as many other disabled people."
If you are someone who, without payment, does what needs to be done to maintain the quality of life for a relative, neighbour or friend who could not manage otherwise because of frailty, illness or disability then you are a carer.
The Carers Trust has been specifically set up to offer help, advice and support to all carers regardless of their circumstances.
From the Carers Trust Website:
"Carers Trust is a new charity which was formed by the merger of The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and Crossroads Care in April 2012.
Carers Trust works to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems. With our Network Partners, we aim to ensure that information, advice and practical support are available to all carers across the UK."
Assistance Dogs UK
Assistance Dogs UK is a coalition of seven assistance dog charities. Over 7,000 disabled people in the UK rely on an assistance dog to help with practical tasks - offering emotional support and independence.
ADUK provides a kite-mark of excellence in assistance dog training. All ADUK dogs adhere to the highest training and welfare standards as set out by Assistance Dogs International and the International Guide Dogs Federation.
"Assist UK leads a UK wide network of locally-situated Disabled Living Centres. Most centres include a permanent exhibition of products and equipment that provide people with opportunities to see and try products and equipment and get information and advice from professional staff about what might suit them best. There are over 325 advisors throughout the network who respond to an average ¼ million enquiries made each year. Disabled Living Centres also provide a valuable source of information relating to access, design and equipment for daily living. This can be especially useful to carers, older people and healthcare workers, students and manufacturer. You should also visit their website Living Aids Direct .
Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and we’re here for everyone affected by sight loss. Whether you’re losing your sight or you’re blind or partially sighted, our practical and emotional support can help you face the future with confidence.
We’re RNIB and we’re here from the moment you’re diagnosed to help you get on with your life. From the day when you need us the most, until the day you’re living your life again.
With your support, we can reach more blind and partially sighted people and face the future with confidence together.
LDN Research Trust
About LDN Research Trust
Download the LDN Information Pack which can be printed, to show your doctor.
Whilst working to raise funds for trials, we have helped over 19,500 people to obtain LDN from a General Practitioner or Neurologist, either through the National Health Service or by private prescription. We have also been able to help people, not just in the UK but in countries throughout Europe, as well as USA, Canada, West Indies, Australia, New Zealand, and others.