Links & Information

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Councils:

Due to the vast number of local councils throughout the UK, individual council websites can be found HERE.

Generally, each website should have specific disability pages and links for your area.

Here are some good examples:

Thurrock Council (Essex) - Grangewaters Outdoor Education Centre.

Equipment:

Get washed without water

Active Mobility Centre - Making Life Easier.

Clifford James - Mobility Specialists Direct to your Door.

Bugzi - Electric wheelchairs for pre-school children.

Newlife Charity - Special equipment for special children.

Disabled Living Foundation - Providing free impartial advice.

Eagle Leisure - Suppliers of pool hoists from the Aquatic Access in the USA.

Hearing Direct - Hearing Aids & Digital Hearing Aids.

Jenx - Therapeutic products for children with special needs.

Karndean - Specialised flooring systems - Ideal for wheelchairs.

Kaye Products - Products website.

Leckey - Bathing, Seating, Standing & Walking.

Mobility Elevator & Lift Co - Elevator & Lift manufacturer based in the US.

Mobility MHS - Stair climbing products.

Pressalit Care - Bathroom & Toilet.

Ransome Mobility - Ransome Mobility is a friendly family run business which offers a range of innovative mobility aids and vehicle adaptations to provide access solutions for the elderly and less abled.

Straw Beri - The straw holder for drinking with dignity and style.

Suntrap Systems - Suppliers of Swimming pool hoists.

Terry Lifts - Suppliers of through floor lifts.

Wheelchair Ramps - Suppliers of wheelchair ramps and wheelchair accessories. Harmony Homelifts (3.65Mb)

Disabled Living Foundation Fact Sheets:

Choosing a mobile hoist (680kb)
  Choosing a bed and Accessories (450kb)

Choosing a shower and Accessories (200kb)  Choosing a bath and Accessories (1Mb)

Choosing Eating and Drinking equipment (200kb)  Choosing a powered wheelchair (1Mb)

Choosing a self propelled wheelchair (30kb)  Choosing an overhead hoist (500kb)

Choosing children's daily living equipment (500kb)  Choosing children's mobility equipment (300kb)

Choosing children's play equipment (260kb)  Out and about in your wheelchair (200kb)

 

Government:

Directgov - Government information for disabled people and their carers.

Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) - Carers allowance and rates.

Inland Revenue & Customs - Tax Credits.

Inland Revenue & Customs - VAT reliefs for disabled people.

Medical Information:

       

        

        

Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) (57 Kb)


Motoring & Travel:

 A wide selection of disability vehicles delivered to your door.

Wheelchair Cars - Wheelchair accessible vehicles

Allied Mobility - Wheelchair accessible vehicles.

Auto Adapt - Car adaptation driving aids and Motability products.

The AA
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Motoring Information by the AA for people with disabilities.

Motability - Assisting disabled people with their mobility needs.

Disabled Person's Railcard - Information & Discounts.

Mobility Nationwide - Wheelchair accessible Vehicle suppliers.

M6 Toll - Mobility Exemption Pass

The Humber Bridge - Toll concessions for the disabled.

 

Wheelchair/Disabled adapted vehicle & hire companies:

- Wheelchair Accessible vehicles

1st Event - Limo hire in London, Essex and the home counties. Highly recommended - See our Getting Around page.

Wheelchair Travel - Private transport needs.

SHB - 16 & 17 seat mobility bus hire.

Forum of Mobility Centres - Additional hire companies.

Wheelchair Adapted Vehicles - Sale and Hire of Wheelchair Adapted Vehicles.

 

UK Links: (In recognition of support from similar websites, we offer the following links)

Granting wishes to children and young people with life-threatening illnesses.

Ableize - The Disability Resources Directory.

A Special Child in the Family - Your feelings and how to cope with them.

Access All Areas - DDA Access audits to UK businesses.

DisabledInfo.co.uk - Information for the disabled from the disabled.

Fair - Family Advice and Information Resource.

NCB - Getting rights and justice for every disabled child.

Overseas Links: (In recognition of support from our world wide visitors, we offer the following links)

Cerebral Palsy (USA) - Continuing education and legal support for cerebral palsy patients.

Helping Children With Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms - Learn all about Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy Guidance - A Helping Hand on your Journey

Home Advisor - Home adaptations for your needs

- Providing free educational information and support to those who have been affected by cerebral palsy.