Where We Are Links for Parents & Kids

The following list of documents are all related to disabled people and or swimming, however Cambridge Disabled Kids Swimming Club is not responsible for the content of external sites. If you have any suggestions for this page please email us.

 

4dp.com
A search engine totally dedicated to disabled people. American site aimed at shopppers but does include some good forum's.
http://www.4dp.com/

AbilityNet
A valuable resource on-line to help you learn about the various specialist assistive technology that is available for the PC, and how easy it is to alter how your computer looks and responds to you.
http://www.abilitynet.org.uk/

Access-Ability
Access-Ability is dedicated to providing a service to those with disabilities.
http://www.access-ability.org/

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After 16 – what’s new?
After 16 – what’s new? is for people with a wide range of abilities and disabilities, so not all of it may apply to you. You will find the information in boxes especially useful, even if you decide to skip some of the rest!
http://www.access-ability.org/

United Kingdom Disabled People¿s Council (UKDPC)
The United Kingdom Disabled People's Council is the UK's democratic representative national organisation, which is a member of the worldwide Disabled People's Movement, through its membership of Disabled Peoples' International. UKDPC was set up in 1981, by disabled people, to promote full equality and participation in UK society, to strengthen the voice of disabled people in the UK and to ensure justice and rights for all disabled people regardless of impairment. They represent over 300 disabled people's organisations run by disabled people in the UK at regional and national level. http://www.ukdpc.net/

Camphill
At Camphill we build intentional communities with people of all ages who have developmental or learning disabilities, recognizing the potential, dignity, spiritual integrity and contribution of each and every individual.
http://www.camphill.org.uk/

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Children Today
Children Today is a National Charity, working at a Local level to provide grants for vital, life-changing equipment for children and young people with sickness or disabilities, across the UK.
http://www.children-today.org.uk/

COPDA
Cambridge Organisation Promoting Disability Awareness
http://website.lineone.net/~copda.cam/

DIAL UK
A national organisation for a network of 160 local disability information and advice services run by and for disabled people. Last year DIALs helped over a quarter of a million disabled people.
http://www.dialuk.info/

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Disability Benefits
Aims to carry as much information as possible to help people with disabilities, their carers and families, by providing details of the benefits available to them from the DSS, the Benefits Agency, & War Pensions, to businesses that cater for the disabled such as Holiday tour operators, hotels, restaurants, equipment and service providers etc. In addition there are many Charities and Organisations that can be of assistance to people that are disabled, who may possibly be able to help in so many different ways.
http://www.disabilitybenefits.co.uk/

Disability Now
This is the UK's leading disability site, giving essential information: news and feature articles, advice, adverts, links, an archive and a chat forum
http://www.disabilitynow.org.uk/

Disability Net (yourable.com)
Youreable.com seeks to provide Information, products and services for disabled people
http://www.youreable.com/

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Disability World
DisabilityWORLD.com was established in 1999 by William and Don McQueen. They have been working since then to setup a comprehensive directory of information and web sites for the disabled.
http://www.disabilityworld.com/

Disabled Living Foundation
The Disabled Living Foundation has been working as a charity in support of people with disabilities and older people for over thirty years. Our goal is to enhance opportunities for people to achieve greater mobility and independence and to confront barriers excluding them from doing so.
http://www.dlf.org.uk/

emPower
This site is for those who want to see that Equipment Services for people with disabilities are high on the agenda of those in Parliament who can influence decisions on policy, budgets and resources.
http://www.empowernet.org/

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Family Fund Trust
The Family Fund helps families of disabled and seriously ill children under the age of 16. We give grants and information related to the care of the child. The range of grants includes holidays, leisure, laundry equipment, driving lessons and lots more.
http://www.familyfundtrust.org.uk/

Independant Living
Independent Living: information, news, views and products for the elderly and less able, carers and healthcare professionals.
http://www.independentliving.co.uk/

International Halliwick Association
Aims of the International Halliwick Association are To promote the Halliwick concept of teaching swimming and rehabilitation in water throughout the world To encourage good practice in the use of the Halliwick concept.
http://www.halliwick.org/

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The National Star College
To enable young people with physical disabilities to prepare for the best that adult life can offer through innovative, cost effective programmes of education, training and independence
http://www.natstar.ac.uk/

Phab
Phab is a national charity dedicated to promoting and encouraging the coming together, on equal terms, of disabled and non-disabled people to achieve an integrated and inclusive society.
http://www.phabengland.org.uk/

Practical guide for disabled people (DOH)
Phab is a national charity dedicated to promoting and encouraging the coming together, on equal terms, of disabled and non-disabled people to achieve an integrated and inclusive society.
http://www.doh.gov.uk/

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Planet Amber
PlanetAmber is in the later stages of development as a global information source for people with health impairments, their families and for those who provide services and support.
http://www.planetamber.com/

RADAR
RADAR's vision is of a society where human difference is routinely anticipated, expertly accommodated and positively celebrated. OUR MISSION is to promote change by empowering disabled people to achieve their rights and expectations; and by influencing the way that disabled people are viewed as members of society.
http://www.radar.org.uk/

REMAP
REMAP operates through a network of 1,500 volunteers. The professional engineers, technicians, and craftspeople - along with medical and paramedical staff from community services and hospitals - all belong to 100 panels (groups) linked to regions across the UK
http://www.remap.org.uk/

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Ricability
Ricability is an independent research charity. We publish practical, actionable and unbiased guides for older and disabled consumers based on thorough professional research. To see these click on reports. Some are also available in braille, large print or tape. Most are available in print. Click on ordering for details.
http://www.ricability.org.uk/

Scope
Welcome to Scope, the disability organisation in England and Wales whose focus is people with cerebral palsy. Our aim is that disabled people achieve equality: a society in which they are as valued and have the same human and civil rights as everyone else.
http://www.scope.org.uk/

Smart Thinking
The aim of these pages is to help in disseminating information on designing home technology systems and providing appropriate systems for disabled and older people, although much of this is to be found in the various papers in the Articles section. The pages also contain information on design principles and ethnographic research techniques that are used in the field, inclusive/ universal/ barrier free design principles.
http://www.smartthinking.ukideas.com/

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Steps
Steps is a charity that aims to help families of children with lower limb abnormalities. steps provides suppport for familles and provides vital services such as a helpline, annual events, publications and much much more. Please visit our info section for information on our background and more about our aims.
http://www.steps-charity.org.uk/

You & Me
The YOU & ME System provides yoga training and teaching materials for persons with special education needs, their staff, carers and parents.
http://www.youandmeyoga.com/

 

 

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