Special Needs Links

  • AbilityNet- AbilityNet is a charity that brings the benefits of computer technology to adults and children with disabilities. Free information and advice on any aspect of the use of a computer by someone with a disability is available.
  • British Dyslexia Association - find information about the Association, contacts, local help lines and an index of information sheets.
  • Capability Scotland - Scotland's largest disability organisation, providing a broad range of services to adults and children with disabilities. Checkout news and campaigns, children's services, adult services, advice, information etc. with a very easy to use site search facility.
  • Contact a Family - A charity providing support and advice to parents of children with disabilities and special care needs. The site links to over 1000 rare disorders.
  • Disabled Living Foundation - Find information on equipment hire, fact sheets, training, events, discussion etc. Everything you need to know to assist independent living.
  • Mobility Advice and Information Service - Includes a Guide which has been compiled on behalf of the Mobility Unit part of the Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions. Its purpose is to provide information on the wide range of advice and assessment services for disabled and elderly motorists now available in the UK.
  • No More Panic - For help with panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorders and tranquilliser withdrawal with very useful links to other organisations who may help.
  • Royal National Institute for the Blind - Do you work in the field of visual impairment or have an active interest in technology for people with sight problems? This is the site for you, links to books, magazines, fact sheets, FAQs etc.
  • Action on Hearing Loss - For news, information, support, services, employment advice, interactive services including finger spelling, discussion forum etc.
  • Scope- This site provides information for disabled people and their families and carers. Email support and advice is also available.
  • Dyslexia Scotland - Find contacts, advice for parents, teacher training programmes, help for adults, print the news letter, etc.
  • Youreable - Website for disabled people - the work section includes job advertisements and information for employers and employees.

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