Disclaimer: This Page Is Under Construction!
Directory Of Useful Contacts
|A: Accessible Recreation:|
Accessible parks, trails, and outdoor facilities.
Adaptive sports organizations.
Cultural venues and events with disability accommodations.
|A: Advocacy and Self-Advocacy:|
Resources for self-advocacy training.
Disability rights activists and organizations.
Tools for becoming a disability advocate.
|A: Assistive Technology:|
Companies and resources for assistive devices.
Apps and software for accessibility.
Organizations providing grants or loans for assistive technology.
|C: Caregiver and Family Support:|
Support groups for caregivers of disabled individuals.
Respite care services.
Resources for family planning and assistance.
|D: Disability Organizations:|
National and international disability advocacy organizations.
Local disability support groups.
Nonprofits focused on specific disabilities (e.g., autism, blindness, deafness)
|Discrimination: your rights: Types of discrimination (‘protected characteristics’) – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)|
Mind to intervene in disability discrimination case about PIP regulations – Mind
Disabled solicitor launches ground-breaking legal case over PIP discrimination – Disability News Service
High Court finds 2017 Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Regulations unlawful – Public Law Project
CK v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (PIP); JM v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (PIP):  UKUT 122 (AAC) ;  AACR 1 – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
PIP handbook – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Disability rights: Overview – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
DWP ‘may have unlawfully deprived tens of thousands of PIP claimants of back-payments’ – Disability News Service
Equality Act 2010: guidance – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Disability rights and the Equality Act 2010 – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
When a mental health condition becomes a disability – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
|D: Doctors: GP Surgeries|
|E: Educational Support:|
Schools and universities with disability services.
Organizations that offer scholarships for disabled students.
Learning resources and assistive technology for students with disabilities.
|E: Employment and Job Support:|
Job placement agencies for people with disabilities.
Vocational rehabilitation services.
Information on workplace accommodations and ADA compliance.
|F: Financial Assistance:|
Information on disability benefits, grants, and subsidies.
Financial planning resources for disabled individuals and their families.
Charities and foundations offering financial assistance.
|G: Government Agencies:|
Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy.
Social Security Administration.
Department of Veterans Affairs for disabled veterans.
State and local disability services agencies.
Personal Independence Payments (PIP):
|H: Healthcare Resources:|
Rehabilitation centers and hospitals specializing in disability care.
Disability-related medical organizations and clinics.
Accessible healthcare facilities and providers.
|Health & Wellbeing Useful Links|
|H: Housing and Accessibility:|
Information on accessible housing and home modification programs.
Resources for finding accessible rentals or homes.
Organizations promoting accessible and inclusive communities.
|Cardiff City Council:|
Housing Benefit (CCC):
A Day In The Life Of… Rachel Charlton-Dailey, Founder of ‘The Unwritten’ (journoresources.org.uk)
|L: Landlords & Tenants Useful Links Page|
|L: Legal Assistance:|
Disability rights law firms.
Legal aid organizations specializing in disability cases.
Resources for understanding disability-related laws and regulations.
|M: Members Of Parliament (MPs)|
|Series of MPs admit to suffering mental illness for the first time including OCD and postnatal depression | Daily Mail Online|
Contact | Rt Hon Kevan Jones MP
Dr. Sarah Wollaston, MP | Policy Connect
Sarah Wollaston, a general practitioner and Conservative MP for Totnes, Devon | The BMJ
MP details – Dr Sarah Wollaston (torbay.gov.uk) www.drsarah.org.uk
Contact information for Sir Charles Walker – MPs and Lords – UK Parliament
|N: News and Publications:|
Disability-related magazines and news outlets.
Blogs and publications by and for individuals with disabilities.
Research and academic journals on disability studies.
Bipolar Burble Blog | Natasha Tracy – Natasha Tracy Mental Health Speaker and Educator
Mental Health Support, Resources & Information | HealthyPlace
bpHope.com | Hope & Harmony for People with Bipolar
Meditation and Sleep Made Simple – Headspace
Mental Health Recovery Stories – OC87 Recovery Diaries
ADDitude – ADD & ADHD Symptom Tests, Signs, Treatment, Support (additudemag.com)
Health – VICE
Verywell Health – Know More. Feel Better.
|R: Recreation and Leisure:|
Adaptive sports and recreation activities.
Accessible travel and tourism information.
Disability-friendly travel agencies.
|R: Resource Directories:|
Comprehensive disability resource websites.
Online directories of local services and organizations.
|S: Support and Hotlines:|
Crisis hotlines for individuals with disabilities.
Support groups for specific disabilities.
Mental health resources are tailored to disabled individuals.
|T: Transportation Services:|
Public transportation accessibility information.
Disability-friendly taxi and rideshare services.
Organizations offering transportation assistance for disabled individuals.