Attitude is Everything improves Deaf and disabled people’s access to live music by working in partnership with audiences, artists and the music industry.
Disability Rights UK works to create a society where everyone with lived experience of disability or health conditions can participate equally as full citizens.
MENCAP is the leading voice of learning disability. Everything they do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.
Disability news and media
Able Magazine – UK disability lifestyle magazine
Access Advisr – Reviews of football stadia accessibility
BBC Disability Sport – The latest Disability Sports news
BBC Ouch! – BBC online disability magazine
Changing Places – UK toilet map
DIAL UK – Information and Advice for Disabled People: DIAL UK is the national organisation for the DIAL network, which provides services to disability information and advice providers.
Disability Horizons – interesting and useful disability related magazine with articles and resources to help disabled people
Disability News Service – managed by John Pring, the news service focuses on issues such as discrimination, equality, independent living, disability benefits, poverty and human rights.
Headway – the brain injury association promotes public awareness of all aspects of head injury and provides information, support and services to people with head injuries and the people around them. It also lists local groups and branches.
In Touch BBC Radio 4 – A weekly radio programme with news, views and information for people who are blind or partially sighted.
Newsround guide to disability – CBBC Newsround guide to disability.
See Hear – BBC TV programme for Deaf and hard of hearing people
BBC My web, my way This site provides accessibility help, enabling computer users to make the most of the internet whatever their ability.
Clip From ‘Talk’ by Disability Rights Commission (UK) – Imagine being the only non-disabled person in a world of disabled people. Excellent satirical video.
National Disability Sport Organisations (NDSOs)
Would you like to participate in sport? Below are some great disability sports organisations that we recommend:
National Governing Bodies of sport
Canoeing and Kayaking
Exercise, Movement and Dance
Squash & Racketball
Other bodies and information
UK Sport – Responsible for investing in high performance sport in the UK
SportsAid – The charity for sports people, helping the next generation of young British sportsmen and women to succeed
Sporting Equals – Promoting ethnic diversity across sport and physical activity
Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CAFE) – CAFE works with supporters, clubs and governing bodies towards one clear aim – a more accessible and inclusive matchday experience for disabled supporters across Europe.
Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation – An organisation committed to improving and promoting opportunities for women and girls in sport at every level
The Equality Standard – The first ever equality Standard for sport was launched in November 2004. It is a framework for assisting sports organisations to widen access and reduce inequalities in sport and physical activity from under-represented individuals, groups and communities.
UK-SA – The UK Sports Association for People with Learning Disability (UKSA) is the disability specific, National Governing Body in the UK for sport and people with learning disability.
Association for Real Change – ARC’s mission is to champion the development of high-quality person-centred services for everyone with a learning disability within the UK. Find out more about ARC’s mission, values, aims and objectives.
Leonard Cheshire Disability – Support for individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability
Assistance Dogs UK – A coalition of assistance dog organisations that encourages the exchange of ideas and best practice amongst its members, raises awareness amongst the general public and promotes behavioural and legislative changes to ensure the freedom, independence and rights of its clients.
The Football Ground Guide – A comprehensive guide to football stadiums in the UK & Ireland
Houses of Parliament – Disabled Acess information to the Palace of Westminster
Tishri and Football Factsheet – To raise awareness of Tishri and it’s wider impact on football, the FA have produced a Tishri & Football Factsheet providing leagues, counties, clubs and players with information on what Tishri is and what it means to the football family.
MASIS – the Mobility and Support and Information Service including Motoring, Lifestyle, Travel, Shopping and News.
SENDirect – Activities, information and reviews website for families of children with disabilities.
Transport and Travel
EHRC Your rights to fly – revised 2014
DPTAC – Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee