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  Daisy UK | Daisy Inclusive UK – A liverpool based disability awareness charity

 Due to the success of previous Disability Hate Crime Courses, In April we are holding... Daisy...

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Dating - My single Friend 

 Online Support Groups and Forums at DailyStrength

Join DailyStrength's free and anonymous online community and talk to friendly people facing the same challenges you are.WWW.DAILYSTRENGTH.ORG

Deafness 

 Action on Hearing Loss

RNID has changed its name! It is now Action on Hearing Loss

Their new website with useful information can be accessed via www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk

Information Line: Telephone 0808 808 0123 (freephone) Textphone 0808 808 9000 (freephone

Email: informationline@hearingloss.org.uk     Address: 19-23 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8SL

The Action on Hearing Loss is Britain’s leading charity working with deaf people. The site provides a range of information and links to related parts of the organisation such as Sound Advantage, which can advise on equipment, and has links to regional offices and groups. Action on Hearing Loss also provides a consultancy service including an access audit.

The Action on Hearing Loss help people identify whether they have a hearing loss, we campaign for change, we provide services and training, and we actively support scientific and technological research.

 British Deaf Association

Website: www.bda.org.uk

Email: england@bda.org.uk

Address: British Deaf Association, Bushell Street Mill, Bushell Street, Preston, Lancashire PR1 2SP

The BDA aims to develop pride, identity and awareness of the rights and responsibilities of deaf people. The BDA wants to see a society where Sign Language users have the same rights, responsibilities, opportunities and quality of life as everyone else. They also work to gain the right for all Deaf children to receive bilingual education, using BSL and English, and the right to quality and choice in education.

Deaf Child worldwide info

 NDCS - Our network

If you add your details to our database, then everyone will be able to find out what your organisation does and know that you are a member of our Network. All network members will receive our regular newsletter and we will also email you if we find out about new resources, funding opportunities or n...
DEAFCHILDWORLDWIDE.INFO

 A day in the life of ... a deaf children's family officer

Emma Williams-Daly offers impartial information, advocacy and support to families of deaf children and young people
THEGUARDIAN.COM

 A helpful method of communication particularly if the conversation needs to be silent.

 
 

  http://www.signhealth.org.uk/

Sign Health will work to improve healthcare and achieve equal access for deaf people   

We will work with the deaf community, health services and other charities

 http://www.fcdc.org.uk/

The Family Centre (Deaf Children) is a small local charity supporting over 170 families that have a deaf child or deaf parent.

 Deafinite Interpreters Ltd

We are a company that specialises in British Sign Language Interpreters for the Deaf community all over the Southwest. We are based in Exeter, Devon and have offices at the Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education. We have a team of eight in-house interpreters and a extensive database of freelance interpreters based all over the Southwest. We cover all kinds of bookings from medical appointments, meetings, help at school, theatre productions, office support, police and legal work and many others. We are a vital service to the Deaf community in order for them to gain full access of information under the DDA.
http://www.deafiniteinterpreters.co.uk/

 RIT students develop alarm clock for deaf

Young entrepreneurs are using smart technology to rouse deaf or hard-of-hearing sleepers.
DEMOCRATANDCHRONICLE.COM

 

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 Dementia

Alkzheimers

http://www.alz.org/care/alzheimers-dementia-support-groups.

http://www.alzheimers.org.uk

Alzheimer's Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Many of our 25,000 members have personal experience of dementia, as carers, health professionals or people with dementia themselves, and their experiences help to inform our work.

 Facebook dementia app to help highlight what it feels like to have dementia | The Dementia Challenge

Today Alzheimer’s Research UK has launched a new app called...
DEMENTIACHALLENGE.DH.GOV.UK

Dementia Friends-  A Dementia Friend learns a little bit more about what it's like to live with dementia and then turns that understanding into action - anyone of any age can be a Dementia Friend.

Depression 

 A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder.

Website: www.mdf.org.uk
Samaritans

 Charity for sufferers of depression. Has a network of self-help groups.

Website: www.depressionalliance.org
CALM

CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15-35.
Website: www.thecalmzone.net
MDF: the bipolar organisation

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Diabetes 

  http://www.celiac.nih.gov/

 A service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 children with DIABETES - Global Diabetes Organizations

Children with Diabetes is the online community for parents, kids, adults, and families living with type 1 diabetes.
CHILDRENWITHDIABETES.COM

 http://www.diabetes.org.uk/

Diabetes UK is the leading UK charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of all people affected by diabetes www.diabetes.org.uk

Company Overview

www.diabetes.org.uk 

Careline: 0845 120 2960, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

Email: careline@diabetes.org.uk    Twitter: twitter.com/DiabetesUK

• We help people manage their diabetes effectively by providing information, advice and support.

• We campaign with people with diabetes and with healthcare professionals to improve the quality of care across the UK’s health services.

• We fund pioneering research into care, cure and prevention for all types of diabetes.

• We campaign to stem the rising tide of diabetes.

In addition to this Facebook page, we also have a diabetes forum which you can find at www.diabetessupport.co.uk where you can post under a pseudonym if you wish.

You can find us online on these sites too:

http://twitter.com/DiabetesUK           http://www.youtube.com/DiabetesUKcharity    

http://www.flickr.com/people/DiabetesUKcharity

 Designed to Care

Website: www.designedtocare.co.uk

Email: orders@designedtocare.co.uk

Phone:  0845 224 9687

Address: Designed To Care, Box 921, 6 Slington House, Rankine Road, Basingstoke, RG24 8PH

A mail order company supplying adaptive clothing for the elderly and disabled. Designed to Care’s adaptive clothing make it easier to address.

 Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood: Information and advice for disabled parents and professionals

More information. Easier to use. Share information...
WWW.DPPI.ORG.UK

Disability 

 Disability Information Bureau | Disability Information Bureau

The Council is preparing for the implementation of the Care Act from 1st April 2015 and as part of this preparation they are consulting on how charges for care are...
WWW.DIBSERVICES.ORG.UK

 Aden | DisabledGo News and Blog

Thousands of high street businesses could effectively be turning away the custom of 1 in 5 people by not attracting disabled people – The Minister for Disabled People Mark Harper In the news recently we have discovered that high streets are not making the most of the blue pound and disabled people f…
WWW.DISABLEDGO.COM

 Welcome | Disability Advice

Disability-Advice wants to make the world a better place for everyone including disabled people their families and their carers. We believe that people should help and support each other and look after themselves. This website has been created to provide a framework where people can help each other…
DISABILITY-ADVICE.INFO

 Support Groups for the Disabled

Information on what support groups offer, where to find them and what to expect at a support group for the disabled.
DISABILITY.ABOUT.COM

 Disability Speaker

There are experts in all fields. However, the real experts are those who have lived it and can share their stories and experiences. Thomas Moon is just such a speaker. He speaks from his real life experiences.
WWW.DISABILITYSPEAKER.ORG

 Disability Horizons | A 21st century view of disabilityDisability Horizons - A 21st century view...

This year, here at Disability Horizons, we're delighted to announce that we'll be publishing contributions...
DISABILITYHORIZONS.COM

 Living with Disabilities Meetup Groups - Meetup

Find Meetups about Living with Disabilities and meet people in your local community who share your interests.
DISABILITY.MEETUP.COM

 The Disability Law Service

The Disability Law Service website
DLS.ORG.UK|BY MUNJEET SINGH

 Disability Organisations

Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID) Information on deaf issues 16 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF1 9HB Tel: 029 2033 3034 Fax: 029 2033 3035 Email: cymru@hearingloss.org.uk  www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk Action on Hearing loss Communication Services Cymru Tel: 0845 685 8000, Textphone: 0845 685
WWW.DISABILITYARTSCYMRU.CO.UK

 http://www.disabilityartsonline.org.uk/Directory

The directory contains a comprehensive set of deaf and disability-related links for web-based projects, artists and organisations. Artists provides links to individuals artists who identify with the disability arts community. Organisations provides links to arts organisations which specialise in dis…
DISABILITYARTSONLINE.ORG.UK

 Disability Grants News July 2014

To the July 2014 issue of Disability Grants News - a monthly round up about what's new on the Disability Grants website and resources for anyone with a disability, caring for or working with a disabled adults or children.
DISABILITY-GRANTS.ORG

 The Disability Network - An international leader in the world of disability issues and solutions

The Disability Network - An international leader in the world of disability issues and solutions
WWW.DISABILITYNETWORK.CA

 The List

Well over a year after Disability News Service began the process of finding the UK’s most influential disabled people, we are finally ready to publish those 100 names.
DISABILITYNEWSSERVICE.COM

 What you can claim | Disability Rights UK

It includes links to information on benefits, tax credits, housing grants, independent living, education and other help, including help provided by...
DISABILITYRIGHTSUK.ORG

 Disability.gov

People with disabilities need public health programs and health care services for the same reasons anyone does—to be well, active, and a part of the community.Learn more in this CDC blog:
http://blogs.cdc.gov/publichealthmatters/2014/07/ada-anniversary-including-people-with-disabilities-in-public-health/

 Disabled dating site

www.disabilitymatch.co.uk disabled dating - your ultimate source for finding disabled and handicapped online dates and singles looking for online personals
DISABILITYMATCH.CO.UK

 The naked truth | Disability Now

Naturism and its devotees have been the butt of many a Carry-On gag, saucy seaside postcard, and sniggering tabloid headline. But as Emma Bowler finds out, there’s not a single nudge or wink as she asks what life in...
DISABILITYNOW.ORG.UK

  http://www.youreable.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-1975.html  Developed by a team of disability specialists and pioneering online developers, Disabilinet.com is a new media-rich community website which has just been launched and is specifically designed for less able individuals to engage globally within a social media environment. The successful 

 Disability Initiative

"To offer opportunities and support to those individuals to enable them to release their potential and aspire to their chosen goals"
DISABILITYINITIATIVE.ORG.UK

 

disabilitydirectoryonline.com

  Disabled Directory / Disability Directory - The Official National Disabled Directory

  The Disability Law Service

 The Disability Law Service website

DLS.ORG.UK|BY MUNJEET S

 

http://www.disabilitynetwork.co.uk/
Disability Network is dedicated to promoting equality for disabled people in the UK.The site is fully committed to helping advertisers gain a better understanding of diversity and disability and to help them get the best out of our unique service, the Disability Network offers a competitive pricing

 The big charity umbrella | Disability Now

In the disability charity sector, Peter White observes that to merge or not to merge, has suddenly become a major question
WWW.DISABILITYNOW.ORG.UK

  http://www.dish.org.uk/DISABILITY 

Dish. Org

HUNTINGDONSHIRE

"Achieving Independant Living"

Registered Charity No. 1061702

 Disability Resource Directory Information Guide | Disability, Medical and Health

   Disability Rights UK Factsheet

 Disabled Magazine - Coming Soon

Disabled Magazine is a social, interactive, online magazine that caters to individuals with unique life challenges. The network was designed to better accommodate people with their social and leisure skills while they are in...
DISABLEDMAGAZINE.COM

 Home - Disabled and Supportive Carer Magazine

Home - Disabled and Supportive Carer Magazine, featuring Independent Living, Accessible Holidays, Fostering and Adoption, Mobility, Conversions, Adaptations
DISABLEDANDSUPPORTIVECARER.CO.UK

 http://www.disability-challengers.org/

It's all about play!
Challengers is a registered children's charity, established in 1979, dedicated to providing exciting and challenging play and leisure opportunities for disabled children and young people. We do this through our play and youth centres in Guilford and Farnham and through our range of community based projects across Surrey and, increasingly, the surrounding areas.

 http://www.daa.org.uk

DAA – Disability Awareness in Action

“All people are born equal in freedom and dignity”

Disability Awareness in Action is an information network on disability and human rights. It was set up in 1992 as a cooperative project of the international disability organisations responding to disabled people’s need for appropriate information.

Its mission is to provide information and evidence to support disabled people in their own actions to secure their rights – at all levels: local, national, regional and international. The information comes from disabled people to disabled people. The information is used by disabled people and their organisations to develop and build their own self-help movement at the local and national level, to campaign for and influence social change and to understand their inalienable right to freedom and dignity.

 www.disabilitydirect.org

The directory is a searchable database of Charities, Organisations, Companies and Service Providers from all around the UK (and other parts of the world), to help disabled people, their families and health care providers, find just the right information and make contact with the people who can help them them make the most of their circumstances, whatever their needs or aspirations.

For an excellent resource, packed with links to research papers (some pretty technical) , go here:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/dispomim.cgi?id=300216

http://www.dialuk.info/info_service/Information/holidays_for_disabled_people_user_guide.asp  

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/DisabledPeople/TravelHolidaysAndBreaks/TravelAndHolidaysInTheUk/DG_4015876   

http://www.disabledholidaydirectory.co.uk    0800 993 0796 

http://www.disabledaccessholidays.com

http://www.disability-grants.org

http://www.disabledholidayinfo.org.uk/documents/PossibleFundingsourcesforforAdults.pdf

http://www.myhandicap.com/barrier-free-holidays-disability.html   http://www.disabledgo.com 

 Disability studies

http://www.rihsc.mmu.ac.uk

https://apps.facebook.com/theguardian/social-care-network/2012/sep/26/disability-history-school-curriculum

http://www.disabledtraveladvice.co.uk/adventure-holidays-for-disabled-travellers.html

http://www.developmentalintervention.co.uk  development intervention

http://www.dsbradford.org.uk/   disability bradford

http://www.disabledunited.com/

Welcome to Disabled United

Ability Superstore launched in 2010 and is now one of the largest one stop online shops for mobility......

One stop online shop for mobility and disability aids and healthcare products

http://disabilityhorizons.com/about/

Our vision

To create a positive, interesting and useful disability related magazine with articles and resources to help disabled people achieve whatever they wish.

http://disabilityhorizons.com/about/   disability horizons

Our vision

To create a positive, interesting and useful disability related magazine with articles and resources to help disabled people achieve whatever they wish.

 http://www.disabilityinitiative.org.uk

DI is an established charity that specialises in the provision of services to adults with complex physical disabilities and acquired brain injury.

We operate from a purpose-built centre that offers a fully accessible environment with easy access to Camberley town centre.

We are innovative in our approach. We help individuals achieve their goals no matter how large or small through a variety of activities, accredited educational courses and therapies unique to DI. Each programme is specifically designed for an individual’s 

http://www.disabilityrightsuk.org/

We are now Disability Rights UK – formed through a unification of Disability Alliance, Radar and National Centre for Independent Living on 1 January 2012. We aim to be the largest national pan-disability organisation led by disabled people.

Disability Rights UK is led, run and controlled by disabled people, with disabled people making up at least three-quarters of its board members.

Disability Rights UK focuses on: promoting “meaningful” independent living for disabled people

promoting disabled people’s leadership and control breaking the link between disability and poverty

campaigning for disability equality and human rights

Founded in1976, the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to serving all people with dystonia and their families. Since its inception, the DMRF has grown from a small family-based foundation into a dynamic membership-driven organization led by a Board of Directors and network of volunteers with personal connections to dystonia. Because dystonia hits so close to home for our directors and volunteers, the DMRF leadership is motivated by an unrelenting drive to find a cure and an unwavering commitment to serving people affected by dystonia. http;/www.dystonia-foundation.org

http://www.discoverdisability.com/      discover disability


 The Disability Direct

www.disabilitydirect.org

The directory is a searchable database of Charities, Organisations, Companies and Service Providers from all around the UK (and other parts of the world), to help disabled people, their families and health care providers, find just the right information and make contact with the people who can help them them make the most of their circumstances, whatever their needs or aspirations.

 Do What You Want -

Welcome to the Do What You Want Directory, your one-stop-shop for all things disability related in Nottingham!. You'll find over 700 organisations all with projects designed specifically for disabled people, older people and carers. So whether you're looking to join a club, play a sport, equipment t…
DOWHATYOUWANT.ORG

 

Down's Syndrome  

 Love That Max: Special Needs Blog : A different voice: Explaining my child with Down syndrome to...

 A history of Down Syndrome

From their inclusion in 16th-century paintings to their roles in famous families (including, probably, Darwin's), people with Down Syndrome are part of history.
BOINGBOING.NET

 The Down's Syndrome Association (DSA) is the only organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland which supports people with Down's syndrome at every stage of life. http://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/

http://www.dseinternational.org/en-gb/

Down Syndrome Education International is a leading international charity dedicated to raising levels of educational achievement among children with Down syndrome. We have been at the forefront of developmental and educational research and evidence-based services improving outcomes for children with Down syndrome for over 30 years.    

 

 Joining Jack

Jack has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, DMD.

There is no cure at the moment.

We want to find a cure.

JOININGJACK.ORG

 http://www.duchennenow.org/about-us/our-philosophy/

Duchenne Now is dedicated to finding and funding treatments, trials and eventual cure for ALL those living with Duchenne and Becker MD. Duchenne Now was launched in March 2012, with a fresh new approach to achieving those goals. 

 

 http://www.dvtawarenesscampaign.com

About Us

I am a Biochemist by background, so a lot of the medical terminology and all the genetics make sense, but I understand that to most people a lot of the information about DVT that is out there might as well be written in a different language. So I have tried was possible to keep it simple. If there is anything you don't understand I have tried to cover it in the glossary, unfortunately there are certain things, like the five hereditary genetic conditions, that can't be explained without scientific terminology. Please feel free to contact me if there is something you don’t understand and I will try and help.  This website has been put together, to try and help other people with DVT realise that they are not alone. This website has not been put together by a team of medical researchers, but by a fellow patient that struggled to understand their condition.  

 http://www.dysnet.org/

  DysNet is the global network connecting anyone who is personally or professionally affected by congenital limb deficiency. The site is inclusive, communicative and collaborative. This is the place where you can find information, contribute your own thoughts and ideas and join the conversation

 

 Dyslexia

 Techcess Ltd - Blog - Dyslexia tools and experiences

  http://www.geniuswithin.co.uk/   Genius within

Genius Within provides specialist dyslexia and dyspraxia training and support.