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  Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair. 

Phone: 08457 90 90 90 (24-hour helpline)
Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

Charity offering support and carrying out research into mental illness. 
Phone: 0845 767 8000 (daily, 6pm-11pm)
SANEmail email: sanemail@org.uk
Website: www.sane.org.uk

Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.
Phone: 0300 123 3393
Website: www.mind.org.uk




The Sanctuary runs throughout the year from 8pm to 6am at the Kath Locke...

 Umbrellas bodies for community groups | How we can help | The Safe Network

Find out more about umbrella bodies and view our comprehensive list.



Disabled people spend, on average, £550 per month on disability-related costs. Today, we're launching the Extra Costs Commission to find ways to drive down these costs. Are you disabled and facing extra costs? Submit your experiences.http://www.scope.org.uk/commission

 Scope exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else. Until then, we’ll be here. Find out more about what we do.

 Scheuermann's Disease

Scheuermann's Disease

Scheuermann’s disease, also know as adolescent kyphosis, is a condition related to the curvature of the spine. While the normal curvature of the thoracic, or upper, spine is between 20 and 50 degrees, a curvature of more than 50 degrees constitutes Scheuermann’s disease. During its…


We offer individual advocacy and work with parents/carers to ensure that their children achieve a better future by accessing appropriate education provision at the right time.

We will also signpost parents/carers and professionals to other groups and organisations that may be able to address a further range of needs for individual children


 Welcome to the South-East Network of Disabled People's Organisations (SENDPO) | sendpo.org

The South-East Network of Disabled People’s Organisations (SENDPO) is one of the latest examples of a movement of organisations run and controlled by...



 Sex After a Spinal Cord Injury

WARNING: This article contains adult content and may not be suitable for younger readers. Sex! You mean you it still works? This topic is usually brought up with the standard preface of "Can I ask ...

 For paralyzed men, sexual function just as important as walking

Many paralyzed people say what doctors call "secondary conditions" such as...


Shaping Our Lives National User Network is an independent user-controlled organisation, think tank and network. We started as a research and 

development project but became an independent organisation in 2002. We now work with a wide and diverse range of service users. Click here to find out more abo...


Sightline is an online directory of people, services and organisations that help blind and partially sighted people in the UK.

Shine Charity.org 

 Are YOU ready to ‪#‎WearYellowAndShine‬? Helping raise awareness for‪#‎SpinaBifida‬ and ‪#‎Hydrocephalus‬ - Sign UP TODAY! CLICK:http://www.shinecharity.org.uk/wyas



Sibs is the only UK charity representing the needs of siblings of disabled people. Siblings have a lifelong need for information,

 they often experience social and emotional isolation, and have to cope with difficult situations...

 http://www.sibs.org.uk/        Sibs

Sibs is the only UK charity representing the needs of siblings of disabled people. Siblings have a lifelong need for information, they often experience social and emotional isolation, and have to cope with difficult situations

 Learning to cope SIDS

http://learningtocope.weebly.com/     learning to cope

Our mission is to simply bring hope and comfort to those who have lost a child to SIDS. 


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


SocialArchitect.com -the socially conscious media company connecting consumers, causes and companies in an effort to make a difference in the world. a co-op

 Spedex - The Special Education Exchange

Whether you are an educator, professional, parent, consumer, student, or just someone interested in special education, we hope that you find what you need here at spedex.com.


Riley suffered oxygen deprivation during birth and was at a high risk of permanent brain injury.


Run by people with learning disabilities and autism our advocacy service is dedicated to improving and valuing lives.


 Breaking Through with You


Specialist counselling service for disabled people, particularly those with speech and communication difficulties.

 British Dyslexia Association


BDA provides support to dyslexic people.


 Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (ASBAH)

www.asbah.org     Support for individuals and families facing spina bifida and hydrocephalus.


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SPINALpedia: The Power of Experience : Spinal Cord Injury Videos
 Spinalpedia is a mentor network and video database that works to help ease and simplify the difficult transition for the spinal cord injury community into life with paralysis.


Spinal Injuries Association. Their motto is life you need not stop when you are paralysed. Great source of information, support and advice for SCI patient’s families and professionals.




You can contact SB&H and know that we will be there to listen and support you through the daily challenges of living with hydrocephalus. We are your source for comfort and understanding, providing emotional support and information.

 http://www.shinecharity.org.uk/     shine charity

Europe's largest organisation dedicated to supporting individuals and families as they face the challenges arising from spina bifida and hydrocephalus.


Springboard's aim is to support children with additional needs from birth to 5 years and their families, in North Somerset.


Home - STARS - Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures, information and support

Information and support for patients with Reflex Anoxic Seizures, Reflex Syncope, Syncope, POTS and those with undiagnosed blackouts 


The Uphill Ski Club

The Uphill Ski Club is a registered charity, committed to providing winter sporting activities for disabled people.

Cairngorm Mountain, Via Aviemore, Inverness-shire PH22 1RB  01479 861272  info@uphillskiclub.co.uk


In April 2010 we launched a campaign aiming to collect 100,000 pledges to stamp out stigma. By April 2011 we smashed this target by collecting over 106,000 pledges from members of the public and local organisations. However, our campaign does not stop there. We still want to send a clear message to…

Strokes see also heart, brain. 

  Stroke Association (The)

The Stroke Association funds research into prevention, treatment and better methods of rehabilitation, and helps stroke patients and their families directly through its Life After Stroke Services. These include Information, Advice and Support, Communication Support and Life After Stroke grants.
We also campaign, educate and inform to increase knowledge of stroke at all levels of society, and we act as a voice for everyone affected by stroke.

Area serviced: National
Telephone: 0303 303 3100
Email: info@stroke.org.uk
Website: www.stroke.org.uk
Opening times: Helpline Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Who is it for: Carers, friends, family of stroke sufferers
Sector: Public

 BBC - Health: Stroke

BBC Stroke A guide from BBC Health experts on the different types of strokes, their causes and effects and how they can be treated.


Stroke Association is the UK’s stroke charity. We support stroke survivors, families and carers. And we fund research into the prevention and treatment of stroke. Join our stroke community, get the support you need and together we will change lives and prevent stroke.


Stroke Association is the UK’s stroke charity. We support stroke survivors, families and carers. And we fund research into the prevention and treatment of stroke. Join our stroke community, get the support you need and...

 6 Questions to Start a Caregiver Help List

Caregiving is hard work. Don’t be afraid to ask for the help you and your family may need as a loved one recovers from a stroke. Let them know. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed as a caregiver, especially in the early days after...


Mission Stop discriminating against special needs.

to unite the special needs community against discrimination to those of us with disability.To raise awareness,challenge negative attitudes,and to provide information, and support


  Supporting Families of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities throughout...   supportstofamilies.org

The Supporting Families project involves working with six states to develop systems of support for families throughout the lifespan of their family...

  Supporting Families with Koolen-de Vries Syndrome-www.supportingkdvs.com.


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