Disability and Capability Groups

Background

PLEASE NOTE: This page is still under construction. There are a lot more groups and links to be added.

Below is a comprehensive list of local and national disability and capability groups, listed by category, with links to their websites and social media pages (if available). If we have forgotten to include any groups, please contact us by e-mail.


GENERAL DISABILITY ORGANISATONS

Contact (for families with disabled children)
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Cornerstone
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Dogs For Good
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Disabilities Trust
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Disability Equality Scotland
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Disability Information Scotland
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Disability Rights UK
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Fair Deal
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Family Fund (Helping Disabled Children)
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Glasgow Disability Alliance
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Inclusion Scotland
Website
  Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Lanarkshire Carers
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Leonard Cheshire
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Keyring
Website   Facebook

National Association for Bikers with a Disability
Website

North Lanarkshire Disability Forum
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Over The Wall (Summer Camp for Disabled Children)
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

PALS (Play and Learning Support)(for children with special needs)
Website

Partners In Play (Support for families of children and young people with disabilities)
Website   Twitter   YouTube

REMPLOY Lanarkshire
Website   Facebook

SCOPE Equality for Disabled People
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Scottish Disability Sport
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Shaw Trust
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Special Effect
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Special Olympics
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Thistle Foundation
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube


ACCESS FOR DISABLED

Fieldfare
Website

Glasgow Riding for the Disabled Association
Website

Free Wheel North (inclusive cycling)
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Paths For All
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Shopmobility
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Tourism For All
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Wheels To Heal
(providing pre-used mobility and disability aids to developing countries)
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

ALZHEIMERS & DEMENTIA

 

Alzheimer Scotland
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Alzheimer’s Disease International
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Alzheimer’s Research Forum
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Dementia Action Alliance
Website

Dementia Friends
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Dementia UK
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

NHS Page on Alzheimer’s
Webpage

 

ARTHRITIS

Arthritis Action
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Arthritis Research
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

NHS Page on Arthritis
Webpage

 

ARTIFICIAL LIMB USE, LIMB LOSS, PARALYSIS & WHEELCHAIR USE

 

 

Limb Power
Website  Facebook   Twitter

Hand Cycling Association UK
Website   Facebook

Paralympics
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Trust PA
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Wheelpower
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

 

AUTISM

Ambitious About Autism
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Association for Real Change (Scotland)
Website   Twitter

Autistica
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Hope For Autism
Website   Twitter   YouTube

National Autistic Society
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Scottish Autism
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

 

BLIND, PARTIALLY SIGHTED & VISUALLY IMPAIRED

 

Blind In Business
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Blind Veterans
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

British Blind Sport
Website   Facebook   Twitter

British Wireless for the Blind Fund
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Double Tap (Assistive Technology)
Website   Twitter

Clear Vision
Website

Fight For Sight
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Look
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Reading Sight
Website   Twitter

Retina UK
Website   Facebook   Twitter

RNIB (Royal National Institute for the Blind)
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

RNIB Connect Radio
Website   Twitter

RNIB Library
Webpage   Twitter

Royal Blind School (Edinburgh)
Webpage

Sight Scotland
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Sight Scotland Veterans
Webpage

Speak On
Website

Talking Newspaper Association (aka RNIB Newsagent)
Webpage

Visionary
Website

Vocal Eyes
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube


BRAIN & HEAD INJURY

 

CEREBRAL PALSY

Action on Cerebral Palsy
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Cerebral Palsy Scotland
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Cerebral Palsy Sport
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

National Bobath
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Dame Vera Lynn’s Children’s Charity
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

International Cerebral Palsy Society
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

NHS Webpage on Cerebral Palsy
Webpage

 

 

DEAF

British Deaf Association
Website   Facebook   YouTube

Deaf Rave
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Deaf Sports Association
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Deaf Services Lanarkshire
Website   Facebook   YouTube

Hayfield Support Services With Deaf People
Website

Hearing Link
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Meniere’s Society
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Royal Association for Deaf People
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Royal National Institute for the Deaf (RNID)
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

UK Deaf Sport
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

 

DEAFBLIND & SENSORY NEEDS

Sense Scotland
Webpage   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

 

DWARFISM

Dwarf Sports Association
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

 

DOWNS SYNDROME

Down’s Syndrome Association
Webpage   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

ENCEPHALITIS

 

LEARNING NEEDS

Association for Real Change (Scotland)
Website   Twitter

Capability Scotland
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Doorway Online (Interactive and Accessible Learning)
Website   Facebook   Twitter

ENABLE
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

ENABLE North Lanarkshire (Airdrie)
Webpage   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

ENABLE North Lanarkshire Airdrie ACE Group
Webpage   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

ENABLE North Lanarkshire (Bellshill)
Webpage   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

ENABLE North Lanarkshire (Cumbernauld)
Webpage   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

ENABLE North Lanarkshire Cumbernauld ACE Group
Webpage   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

ENABLE North Lanarkshire (Newmains)
Webpage   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

ENABLE North Lanarkshire
Webpage   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Foundation for People With Learning Needs
Website

MENCAP
Webpage   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

PALS (Play and Learning Support)(for children with special needs)
Website

Rascals (ENABLE Scotland)
Webpage

 

MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

 

PARKINSON’S DISEASE.

Parkinson’s Self Help Group
Facebook

 

POLIO

PROTEUS SYNDROME

 

 

SPEECH IMPAIRMENT

British Stammering Association
Webpage   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

 


SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY

TOURETTES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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