This is the second of our three new DAA member pages.
ICANN are a community advocacy organisation who responds to the advocacy needs of their local communities. They currently have projects supporting Older People who are affected by Cancer, and a Benefits Assessment Advocacy project
We produce a series of products designed to help keep our customers safer by giving first responders key information on critical health issues; such as medication use, allergies or pre-existing conditions.
IMAGO Training Ltd is small innovative service-user led company which specialises in providing mental health awareness and skills training to front line staff.
At Inclusive Play our vision is to design, develop and manufacture quality outdoor play products that enable children – no matter what their ability – to play together. Inclusive Play is the only company in Europe that solely focuses on disability, special needs and inclusion; taking time to understand the barriers to play. With this in mind, we strive to create completely unique products that punctuate, not define a play space, embracing the true meaning of inclusion.
Independent Living Alternatives (ILA) is a social enterprise established in 1989 that enables disabled people to live independently. Many disabled people want self-control over their own lives and hire personal assistants to support this. ILA provides innovative and flexible alternatives to institutional and domiciliary “care” provision through a flexible range of personal assistance services informed by disabled people mainly but not exclusively around London.
Inspirative Arts inspires change. They deliver direct services to people with different abilities and complex needs, plus training and support to carers and other support workers. Their services include creative wellbeing workshops, personal development programmes, one to one support, therapy, and training events
Building upon the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Inspire Peterborough will support and inspire all disabled people in Peterborough to have better life outcomes through participating in sport, leisure activities and volunteering. Inspire Peterborough is a project of the charity Disability Peterborough (Charity Number: 1089250).
A government funded volunteering programme for 18 – 25 year olds from the UK; working alongside local volunteers on 10 – 12 week projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Having successfully supported young people with a range of disabilities to access ICS, we are committed to running an inclusive programme.
The Japan Local Government Office is the London office of the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), which supports the internationalisation of local authorities in Japan.
Kennedy Scott working in partnership with YMCA to deliver a Pan Disability Employability Support to help to identify/overcome barriers highlighting skills and abilities to gain employment/training. We implement a circle of support and provide in work support for 26 weeks when employment secured.
Kidz Aware, founded in 2006 has developed a range of solutions since we first started our work. Based in Wakefield, we now work across other Yorkshire Local Authorities areas with a mission “to ensure that all children and adults with a disability, and their carers have the opportunities to achieve their aspirations in life.”
We are the County Sports Partnership for Lancashire. Their aim is to be the key bridge between local and regional networks, to lead and facilitate joint work across Lancashire to enable an effective ‘delivery system’ for Sport and physical activity within the County.
Learning Disability Wales is a national charity representing the learning disability sector in Wales. Everything that we do focuses on creating a Wales that values and includes every child, young person and adult with a learning disability.
Rainbow House changes the lives of children and young people with disabilities, brain injuries and life limiting conditions. Equipping them with the vital life changing skills they need to live a more independent life.
Limbcare aims to create independence through emotional and practical support to amputees and the limb impaired, and their loved ones. Offering education for all limb impaired individuals in the UK and Internationally; limb impaired individuals means ‘amputees or any limb deficient person through birth, illness, accident and wheelchair dependent.’
We are a Disabled User Led Organisation and been operating since 2010. We provide support and social activities to all disabled people. Running several drop in hubs throughout Telford and Wrekin providing 1 to 1 peer support and developing social skills and confidence. We run a drop in on a Friday specifically for Autism/Asperger’s adults.
Livability (formally Shaftesbury Society and John Grooms) is a Christian disability charity offering a diverse range of services for disabled adults and children, enabling them to reach their full potential and develop their independence.
Living Options Devon is a user-led charity working to ensure that disabled and Deaf people (who use British Sign Language) are empowered to live the life they choose. Every year, over 6,000 disabled and Deaf people benefit from their charitable activities which include campaigning, research and provision of support services.
The London Brokerage Network (LBN) is co-ordinated by Andrew Carpenter, who represents London and the South-East for the National Brokerage Network (NBN). Andrew provides accredited Support Planning & Brokerage training, and the LBN is a membership organisation for Support Brokers, providing a code of practice and many useful resources.
The LVIF brings together organizations working with, and on behalf of, blind and partially sighted people throughout greater London.
- Better services for, and involvement in service development, for vision impaired people
- Sharing of information and ideas
- Co-ordination between statutory, voluntary, independent and private sectors
Marmax Products are an award winning manufacturer of outdoor furniture and play equipment accessible for all. All products are made from 100% UK recycled plastic and hand made in County Durham. The products do not rot, corrode or splinter and come with a 20 year construction guarantee.
Metro is a London-based charity; our aim is to open doors to sport for all vision impaired people, regardless of age or ability. We also encourage our members to get together to enjoy social as well as sporting activities. Explore our up to date events list and news stories.
Mifinder is a social support platform for people sharing specific life experiences. It uses GPS to help users connect in their local area based on disability, major illnesses and backgrounds such as war veterans and parents, for friendship, local information and mutual support. It is currently available free on iOS.
The NADP (National Association of Deafened People) is run by and for deafened people and provides information and support for those who have lost all or most of their useful hearing, to enable them to regain their independence and enjoy the best quality of life.
We are the leading UK charity for people on the autism spectrum (including Asperger Syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism.
NLTSG provides residential weekends for people living with HIV for 5 years or more and people who are newly diagnosed with HIV.
National Star’s aims are simple: to give people with disabilities the support, skills and opportunities they need to be prepared for the best that life can offer. Every year we enable people with learning and physical disabilities and acquired brain injuries to achieve their goals and become active citizens.
Newlife is the UK’s largest charity funder of children’s specialist disability equipment. They also run the UK’s only national emergency equipment service, for terminally ill children. Newlife Nurses support thousands of families. They campaign for policy change and fund targeted medical research, to improve child health.
Nimbus is an organisation which improves relationships between businesses and disabled people through training, consultation and the delivery of their Access Card and CredAbility Quality Assurance programmes.
Northamptonshire Sport work in partnership with many other organisations in the county to get more people participating in sport and physical activity on a regular basis. This is done by developing opportunities for them to do so and the skills of the workforce to ensure it’s delivered appropriately.
ODI supports the development of policies to remove inequality between disabled and non- disabled people. We
- work with other government departments to remove barriers so that all disabled people are able to fulfil their potential and participate fully in society.
- help local organisations build inclusive and accessible communities.
- further developing partnership working with disabled people and their organisations.
OPAAL is a national UK membership based organisation supporting, promoting and developing the provision of independent advocacy services for older people. Their members have empathy with, and an understanding of the things affecting the lives of, older people. Advocacy supports and enables people who have difficulty representing their interests, to exercise their rights, express their views, explore and make informed choices.
Partners for Inclusion is the Sheffield partnership for people with physical, sensory and cognitive impairments, bringing together members of the disabled community, Sheffield City Council and NHS Sheffield. PfI’s vision is for a Sheffield where people with physical, sensory and cognitive impairments are equally valued, can access excellent services and have full citizenship rights. All PfI’s work is underpinned and informed by a social approach to disability.
Possability People is a user-led organisation that promotes independent living for all. They offer support for disabled people, older people, their carers, families and friends. It offers the following free or low cost services: Disability Advice Centre, Direct Payment Support Services, Shopmobility, Continuing Independence Agency, Advocacy, Counselling, PA Noticeboard, Accessible City Guide.
Plotr is a free-to-access website connecting young people aged 11-24 to the world of work. Play the Plotr Game to reveal careers matching your likes and dislikes. Explore resources and opportunities for work and learning, whatever your career path. Discover youth-friendly employers, & career tips.
An inclusive design and access consultancy that is led and managed by disabled people. All of our consultants are on the National Register of Access Consultants. We work with architects & property developers to access audit buildings, provide plan appraisals for new buildings and refurbishments. We also provide disability equality training.
This page was updated on 12/4/2016. If your organisations’ logo, or information is not included on this page, please do let us know so we can add it.