Useful Web Links USEFUL LINKS A Unique Holiday Experience for Disability - www.domainedusourire.com After 16 - www.after16.org.uk Choices and opportunities for young people, of school leaving age, with an impairment or disability. Ann Craft Trust - www.anncrafttrust.org The Ann Craft Trust is a national association dedicated to the protection from abuse of adults and children with learning disabilities. Ask Mencap - www.askmencap.info Site launched by National Mencap offering interactive and accessible information for anyone wanting to know more about learning disability issues. British Dyslexics - www.dyslexia.uk.com Information provided on dyslexia. British Institute of Learning Disabilities - www.bild.org.uk Providing information, publications and training and consultancy services for organisations and individuals. The Carers Federation - www.carersfederation.co.uk A website for carers. Cerebral Palsy Group - cerebralpalsygroup.com/cerebral-palsy/ to help provide FREE support and useful resources to individuals and families who have been diagnosed with cerebral palsy and other disabilities Changing Places Accessible Toilets - www.changing-places.org This is the website for The Changing Places campaign for fully accessible toilets with news and details of all the Changing Places toilets in the UK. Check the Map - www.checkthemap.org This is a user friendly learning disability resource website with nationwide coverage. Contact a Family - www.cafamily.org.uk An organisation helping families who care for children with any disability or special need. Counselling Directory - www.counselling-directory.org.uk Counselling Directory is a comprehensive database of UK counsellors and psychotherapists with information on their training and experience, fees and contact details. Crossroads - www.crossroads.org.uk Providing respite for carers. dial UK - www.dialuk.org.uk Information and advice for disabled people in the UK. Disabilitynet - www.youreable.com (Now Youreable.com) Internet based news and information service for disabled people and those with an interest in disability issues. Family Fund - www.familyfundtrust.org.uk Provides grants and information related to the care of a child under 16 who is severely disabled. Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities - www.learningdisabilities.org.uk Information from the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities. Now has various UK resources that can help people with learning disabilities, family carers, and various professionals. Hi2u - www.hi2u.org The hi2u for people with hidden impairments is centred around ADHD, Aspergers Syndrome, Dyslexia and similar neurological differences along with any other type of hidden impairment. This site is Browsealoud enabled supporting people with reading difficulties. Home Farm Trust - www.hft.org.uk Advocacy for people with a learning disability. Hypnotherapy Directory - www.hypnotherapy-directory.org.uk Hypnotherapy Directory is a comprehensive database of UK hypnotherapists with information on their training and experience, fees and contact details. Independent Living Fund - www.ilf.org.uk Independent Living Fund supports long term independent living for people who are severely disabled by helping them to live at home instead of residential care. Independent Panel for Special Education Advice - www.ipsea.org.uk Advice and support to parents of children with special educational needs IRIS - www.askiris.org.uk Information service for parents and carers of disabled children and young people across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire IRS) The Independent Review Service - www.irs-review.org.uk The Independent Review Service (IRS) delivers an independent review of community care grants, budgeting loan and crisis loan applications. You can apply once a review has already occurred in the Department for Work and Pensions. The review is quick, easy and often successful. Joseph Rowntree Foundation - www.jrf.org.uk Independent, non-political body which has an extensive programme of research and innovative development projects including many on disability issues. Makaton Vocabulary Development Project - www.makaton.org Makaton is a vocabulary devised for people with communication difficulties. Mencap - www.mencap.org.uk National organisation for people with a learning disability. The National Autistic Society- www.autism.org.uk NoRSACA is the Nottingham Regional Society for Adults and Children with Autism. Ocean Care Holidays - www.oceaneer.co.uk Fun filled support holidays for adults with learning disabilities on the east coast One For Us - www.oneforus.com A website for people with a learning disability. Self-advocates in Cambridge have launched the first national website for people with a learning disability to give their news and views. It is very user friendly. Options Holidays - www.optionsholidays.co.uk Options holidays organises holidays for people with a learning disability. Parent Partnership project-www.ppsnotts.org.uk Support advice and information for parents and carers of children with special educational needs in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire. National Key Scheme (Radar) offers disabled people independent access to locked public toilets around the country. Toilets fitted with National Key Scheme (NKS) locks can now be found in shopping centres, pubs, cafes, department stores, bus and train stations and many other locations. Rett Syndrome Association UK - www.rettsyndrome.org.uk Information from the Rett Syndrome Association. Source - International Information Support Centre - www.asksource.info Access to over 20,000 health and disability related information. Sports Disability Unit - www.intosport.org.uk Provides sporting opportunities for disabled people at all levels, information on local clubs, specialist equipment and how to get it. Enquirers can be put on a mailing list and receive regular newsletters if they wish. TATA - Transport Accessible To All Provides information for people who need to use accessible transport to reach the service considered as essential to leading an independent and fulfilling lifestyle. TATA also gives access to contact numbers and addresses for a wide range of community and voluntary groups, as well as providing information on the Blue Badge Scheme and Special Access Permit Schemes, accessible taxis, the Disabled Persons Railcard and much more. Therapy Directory - www.therapy-directory.org.uk A directory of practitioners of complementary and alternative therapies. Search for information on a wide variety of complentary therapies, what areas they could help and read the latest articles written by therapists. Turner Syndrome Support Society - www.tss.org.uk Support, advice and information on Turner Syndrome. Youreable.com - www.youreable.com Internet based news and information service for disabled people and those with an interest in disability issues.