RNID is the largest charity representing the 9 million deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK. RNID aim to achieve a radically better quality of life for deaf and hard of hearing people. RNID do this by campaigning and lobbying vigorously, by raising awareness of deafness and hearing loss, by providing services and through social, medical and technical research.
From June 2011, RNID will be changing its name to Action on Hearing Loss.
BBC's dedicated news, features and community service for Wiltshire.
Championing IT for people with disabilities. The formation of AbilityNet enabled a comprehensive range of services on the use of information technology to be offered from a single organisation, to people with all types of disabling conditions, and also to care and support professionals, employers and statutory bodies. This is unique in the UK, and probably in the world.
The Disabled Workers Co-operative is a new not-for-profit project whose aim is to create a National searchable database that will match the needs of individual customers wanting a product or service with a local disabled person who is able to provide that product or service. Any disabled individual will be able to register their details, location and skills. The Directory will also be available to organisations that employ disabled people.
The Accessible Property Register (APR) is a property website with a difference - we only advertise accessible and adapted property. We aim to be the first port of call for anyone advertising or looking for accessible or adapted property anywhere in the UK and abroad. To ensure maximum benefit to users, we accept adverts from private individuals, estate agents, housing developers, letting agents, local authorities, housing associations etc.
- Advertise accessible and adapted property for sale or rent (free of charge to private individuals).
- Find property for sale or rent anywhere in the UK.
- Place a ‘Property Wanted’ advert.
- Advertise in Disability Now at discounted rates
- Need an estate agent or letting agent? We are building a network of APR Approved Partners - agencies who understand access issues and who we trust to market your accessible or adapted property positively.
- Home location and homebuyers assistance - our home location partners will find you a shortlist of properties meeting your criteria and, if required, can handle all aspects of your sale and purchase, including installation of any necessary adaptations.
- Advertise goods and services.
For anyone without access to the Internet, all our services are available via our telephone helpline.
Email Conrad Hodgkinson or tel: 0114 2307058
Phoenix is a social enterprise - a business with both social and commercial aims. It was set up in 2001 to offer a quality mailing & assembly service to businesses and the voluntary sector in the Swindon area. We have now diversified and include mail order returns, mailsorting and document collation in our portfolio of services.
Our aim is to work with people recovering from short and long term mental health problems including the provision of extensive training programs while continuing to develop our business portfolio. One of Phoenix Enterprise's prime objectives is to act as a stepping-stone towards jobs in competitive employment by giving people the opportunity to rebuild their confidence whilst learning new skills in a productive and supportive environment.
new skills in a productive and supportive environment.
Music Alive offers opportunities, activities and support to enable children and adults with disabilities to make and enjoy music.
Disabled Parents Network (DPN) is a national organisation of and for disabled people who are parents or who hope to become parents, and their families, friends and supporters.
Learning for Life provides many development opportunities for people who have a disability and carers aged over 18. These are available to those living within Swindon and Wiltshire. All courses are FREE with travel expenses provided.
The purpose of ITCH is to offer computer assistance to individuals with disabilities by providing volunteers who will visit disabled people in their homes and at other locations such as day centres. ITCH Network is a programme of the British Computer Society - Registered Charity 292786. Peter Allison, Wiltshire Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org , 07932 321708. PDF leaflet (196 Kb)
"Our ethical business is customer focused with fairly priced quality products and services. Dedicated to our customers' unique needs, we strive to provide an ever-increasing range of top quality mobility/lifestyle products and services for all at affordable prices with excellent backup services."
Disability Direct is an online directory and disability website designed to help you find just the right information, support or equipment you need to live your life.
Social Care Online is the UK's most extensive free database of social care information. It includes everything from research briefings, to reports, government documents, journal articles, and websites. Updated daily by the Social Care Institute for Excellence 's experienced information managers, Social Care Online offers unrivalled free access and ease of use.
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