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.

 

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/

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/

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.childrentoday.org.uk

Contact-for families with disabled children
Formerly Contact a Family. We support families with the best possible guidance and information. We bring families together to support each other. And we help families to campaign, volunteer and fundraise to improve life for themselves and others.
http://contact.org.uk/

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/

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/

Disability Rights UK (unifcation of Disability Alliance; Radar; and National Centre for Independent Living)
Disability Rights UK campaigns on a number of issues, including independent living, work and education, and against hate crime, bullying and negative attitudes towards the disabled. Disability Rights UK offer several advice phoneline: a service for disabled students, a service to report disability discrimination, support with personal budgets and welfare rights advice for member organisations. As well as this, they publish advice sheets and guides on issues relevant to disabled people, such as working and obtaining social care. The National Key Scheme (formerly known as the RADAR Key) is a universal key for accessible toilets in the UK to prevent misuse and vandalism of these facilities that is administered by Disability Rights UK
http://www.disabilityrightsuk.org/

Eddie's
We're Eddie's and we're a local charity. Our name is new but we're not. We've been supporting people with learning disabilities in Cambridgeshire for over ten years. We used to be part of Cambridgeshire Mencap, which is why you'll sometimes see that name mentioned on our website. Eddie's provides a wide range of services for children, young people and adults with learning disabilities, and their families and carers. We offer practical support and lots of exciting opportunities.
http://www.eddies.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/

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.nationalstar.org

Opportunity Playgroup
The Playgroup provides play for preschool children with additional needs and disabilities and their siblings. It also provides a chance for parents and carers to meet and chat in a comfortable and supportive environment. We are based in Histon, just outside Cambridge and welcome families from Cambridge and all surrounding villages. The playgroup meets on Monday afternoons during school term time, between 1 & 3pm.
http://impingtonopportunityplaygroup.btck.co.uk/

Pinpoint - an independent information, support and involvement network for parents in Cambridgeshire:
www.pinpoint-cambs.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/

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 Can Bike Too:
https://www.miltoncountrypark.org/youcanbiketoo

 

 

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