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Organisations for People who are Deaf
Organisations for People who are Blind
Disability, Pregnancy & Parent Hood
Disability & Siblings
Disability Equipment & Travel
Government website giving useful information for disabled people.


Equality and Human Rights Commission
Championing equality and human rights for all.


The voice of learning disability. Everything they do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability and their families and carers.


Is the UK's largest disability campaigning organisation, with a membership of over 900 disability organisations and individual campaigners.

KIDS vision is a world in which all Disabled children and young people realise their aspirations and their right to an inclusive community which supports them and their families.


British Institute of Learning Difficulties is working to improve the lives of people in the UK with a learning disability.

KIDS Orchard Centre Lye
Working for disabled children, young people and their families.


Wobblers and Wheelies
A club for the Physically Disabled and welcome all adults with a disability, either short or long term.

Dudley Care and Disability Line
This service provides a freephone advice line that offers an information service to residents of all ages within Dudley Borough about care needs, disability issues, health care, mobility, benefits, support needs and community care.

08080 486486

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The National Autistic Society
T he UK's foremost charity for people with autistic spectrum disorders.


Autism Independent UK

The Society exists to bring an increased awareness of autism to the notice of all, together with well established and newly developed approaches in the diagnosis, assessment, education and treatment.

Autism West Midlands Aims to improve the quality of life for people with autistic spectrum disorders and their families by raising awareness of the condition and making provision for the individual needs of people with autistic spectrum disorders.


Dudley Autistic Support Group
Supports parents and carers who have a young person with a diagnosis of an autistic spectrum condition. The group holds support group meetings once a month at a local pub. The group also arranges activities for parents and carers and family outings during holiday periods.
An advice line is available between 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm Monday to Friday.
(01384) 823487


The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service.


Dyspraxia Foundation Supporting children, families and adults with Dyspraxia.

Carers UK
Carers UK improves carers' lives through research, information provision and campaigning.


Dudley Young Carers

Provides support, advice and information; meet other young carers; get some free time; and help with activities from the project.
An innovative, online service for Young Carers from The Princess Royal Trust for Carers.


Contact a Family
A UK charity for families with disabled children. We offer information on specific conditions and rare disorders.

Is a UK disability organisation whose focus is people with cerebral palsy.


The charity that supports people with a brain injury and those who care for them.


Funds research on Brain conditions and provides support to Parents, carers and professionals.

National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)
Charity for deaf children based in the United Kingdom.


Royal National Institute for the Deaf (RNID)
Is the largest charity representing the 9 million deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK.

Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB)
National UK charity providing a good range of information for blind or partially sighted people.


Guide Dogs for the Blind Guide Dogs is a working name of The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.

Talking Newspaper
Providing national newspapers and magazines in audio on tape, CD, DAISY CD and by MP3 download, for visually impaired and print disabled people who find reading a strain.

British Dyslexia Association
Information and advice on dyslexia for dyslexic people and those who support them.

Disability, Pregnancy and Parenthood International
A small UK based registered charity, controlled by disabled parents, which promotes better awareness and support for disabled people considering, during and after pregnancy and as parents.


Disabled Parents Network
Is a national organisation of and for disabled people who are parents or who hope to become parents, and their families, friends and supporters.

For brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults

Benefits Enquiry Line

Advice and information for disabled people and carers on the range of benefits available.


Information and advice services are based throughout the UK and provide information and advice to disabled people and others on all aspects of living with a disability.

Disability Alliance
Provide information on social security benefits and tax credits to disabled people, their families, carers and professional advisers;

Disabled Living Foundation
Provides free, impartial advice about all types of daily living equipment for disabled adults and children, older people, their carers and families.


Wheelchair Travel

Offer adapted vehicles on self-drive rental to either carry or be driven by a disabled person.



For further information please contact us.

T: 01384 379992

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