Tel: 0800 269 545 UK office hours
Provides services and advice to help disabled people use digital technology at work, at home or in education.
Action on Hearing Loss
Tel: 0808 808 0123
19-23 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8SL
Formerly Royal National Institute for the Deaf (RNID). Provides free, confidential and impartial information to deaf and hard of hearing people, their families, friends and professionals.
Information and free practical help to sufferers of ADD/ADHD and their families. Provides contact details for local support groups.
APDA - Asian People's Disability Alliance
Tel: 020 8459 1030
Day Care and Development Centre, Alric Avenue, off Bruce Road, London NW10 8RA
Information, advice, advocacy, respite and day care services for Asian people with disabilities.
Autism Independent UK (SFTAH)
Tel: 01536 523274
199-203 Blandford Avenue, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN16 9AT
Aims to increase awareness of autism. Provides information resources for parents, carers and professionals.
BDA - British Dyslexia Association
Tel: Helpline 0333 405 4567 Tue, Wed & Thur 10am-1pm
Unit 8 Bracknell Beeches, Old Bracknell Lane, Bracknell RG12 7BW
Help and information for dyslexic people and their families, educators and employers.
Contact a Family
Tel: Helpline 0808 808 3555 Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm
209-211 City Road, London, EC1V 1JN
National organisation providing information, advice and support for families with disabled children.
Tel: 0131 657 2000
Charis House, 47 Milton Road East, Edinburgh EH15 2SR
Provides care and support to people in need in Scotland. Part of the Church of Scotland.
Disability Rights UK
Tel: Disabled Student Helpline 0800 328 5050; Equality Advisory and Support Service 0808 800 0082; Personal Budgets Helpline 0300 555 1525
CAN Mezzanine, 49-51 East Rd, London N1 6AH
Provides information and advice on living with a disability and getting work, education and skills. Experts on benefits for disabled people.
Disabled Living Foundation
Tel: Helpline 0300 999 0004 Mon-Fri 10am-4pm
4th Floor, Jessica House, Red Lion Square, 191 Wandsworth High Street, London SW18 4LS
Provides information and advice on daily living equipment and assistive technology.
Tel: Helpline 01462 454986 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
8 West Alley, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1EG
Provides support for individuals, families and carers affected by dyspraxia, and had a network of local groups across the UK. Also provides information for professionals who assist those with dyspraxia.
EASS (Equality Advisory and Support Service)
Tel: Advice line 0808 800 0082; Textphone 0808 800 0084; Mon-Fri 9am-8pm, Sat 10am-2pm
FREEPOST Equality Advisory Support Service FPN4431
Provides advice and assistance to individuals on issues relating to equality and human rights across England, Scotland and Wales. Live web chat service.
Tel: 0300 303 7333 Mon 8am-8pm, Tue-Fri 8am-5pm
29-35 West Ham Lane, Stratford, London E15 4PN
Provides support and homes to people with learning disabilities, mental health problems, older people and other groups. Covers East London and Essex.
Tel: Helpline 01494 601400 Mon-Fri 9am-4pm, Wed to 8pm
Chesham Lane, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, SL9 0RJ
Leading provider of epilepsy services, including information, advice, training and specialist medical and care services.
Tel: 01904 621115 Textphone 01904 658085
4 Alpha Court, Monks Cross Drive, York YO32 9WN
Provides grants and services for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.