Friday, October 20, 2017

Disabled Support Groups and Clubs in Scotland

This busy and popular section of Ableize is dedicated to providing you with information about support groups, social clubs and sports activities for disabled people in Scotland and offers a range of websites of interest including carers resources, individual disability support groups, sports and much more for the disabled person in Scotland.

Includes wheelchair users clubs, organisations and groups, stroke clubs, deaf, blind, amputee, autistic spectrum, cerebral Palsy, learning difficulties and disabilities, head injury organisation plus sports facilities for the disabled located in Scottish locations. Also find localised Scottish support groups in all areas of Scotland including Edinburgh and Glasgow. Please also see separate categories listed below for Glasgow, disabled sports in Scotland along with listings for social groups and support in all areas of Scotland. Trust Ableize we have disability in Scotland covered!


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Number of listings: 64
Number of categories: 3

Artlink Central

Formed to promote art and disabled artists in Scotland and offering details of their arts, music and drama programmes with location details.

Capability Scotland

The country's leading disability organisations working for a just Scotland. Working with children, adults and families living with disabilities to support them in their everyday lives.

Carers Support Clackmannanshire

Set up to help support those in need of care as well as carers. Includes contacts.


Supporting carers of the disabled and elderly in Scotland with details of their regular meetings, training events, campaigns and how to gain membership.


One of the largest and most active charities within Scotland providing services to people with a range of physical and learning disabilities. Site offers details of their social events with details of their community support services, employment opportunities and mental health services.

Down's Syndrome Scotland

A care, social and support group working to improve the quality of life for everyone in Scotland with Down’s syndrome. Highlights events and news and offers online resources.

Dumfries and Galloway ME Network

Provides details and information about living with M.E along with local meetings, support services and social activities in this area of Scotland.

Dundee Blind and Partially Sighted Society

Provides social activities, help and advice and a range of resources to help blind and vision impaired people, their family and carers in and around Dundee.

Edinburgh ME Self-Help Group

Providing help and advice to people with ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) with self-help articles, details of living with ME and a telephone helpline for support.

Edinburgh Young Carers Project

Providing help and support to Edinburgh young carers that care for a disabled or elderly family members

Epilepsy Scotland

Provides support, information and a range of training to people in Scotland with epilepsy and their family/carer members. Includes online information with details of fundraising events and offers a freephone helpline.

Isle of Lewis Access Forum

A group of people with disabilities campaigning for access improvements. It includes information about the group and an access guide. Visitors and residents can also add views, comments, photos and ideas to the guestbook.

Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group

Lanarkshire support group holding regular meetings to provide support and to increase awareness of epilepsy. Site offers a range of online resources.

Lothian Autistic Society

Run by parents of children with autism and offering support, social events and a range of online information.

North East Sensory Services

Aberdeen and Moray group providing services, training and events for deaf and blind people. Highlights social clubs, guides and local transport.

Play Alloa

Clackmannnshire group that organises play schemes for children with special needs. Includes details of weekly social and youth clubs.

Royal Blind Learning Hub

Edinburgh based charity providing teacher training, educational resources, seminars and workshops to assist people working with visually impaired children and young people. Royal Blind Learning Hub is run by a qualified teacher of the visually impaired. Call 0131 446 3128 for further details.


Scottish Consortium of Learning Disabilities work side-by-side with people with learning disabilities to achieve inclusive living. Includes publications, online information and training details.

Scottish Society of Autism

Details of social events and outings plus training courses and a range of online information and advice.

Scottish Spina Bifida Association

Dedicated to providing support, projects and advice in all areas of spina bifida with online information resources, telephone helpline and events details.

Sense Scotland

A charity that provides assistance with as well as offering social activities to adults and children with deafblindness, sensory impairment, learning and physical disabilities.

Sight Action

Assisting blind and visually impaired people in the Scottish Highlands and Western Isles. Details of meetings and outings, local events and support groups.

South Ayrshire Access Panel

A group campaigning for improved access to buildings and services for the disabled in South Ayrshire. Includes an Ayr access guide plus details of meetings and how to join.

South Ayrshire Visually Impaired Children

Lottery funded support service for visually impaired children offering support details, information and contacts.

Stirling and District Multiple Sclerosis Society

Provides a MS helpline offering advice and information in Stirling, Scotland as well as details of social activities and how to get involved.

TalkTime Edinburgh

Dedicated to offering free counselling to physically disabled people ages 16 to 25 living in and around Edinburgh. Check out their services and how to get in touch.

The Dochas Fund

Established Scottish charity that raises funds for research and support of people with motor neurone disease. Includes details of their carers centre, events and how to get involved.

The Yellow Teapot Club

A charity and social club in West Lothian providing support and activities to adults and children with special needs and learning difficulties. Includes contact details.

Thornton Rose RDA

Currently the only only riding for the disabled group in Midlothian. Site offers images, highlights the benefits of riding for the disabled and explains how to give it a try.

West Lothian ME/CFS Support Group

Provides valuable information, support and social activities to people with ME/CFS in and around West Lothian, Scotland. Site includes directions to their Livingston centre, contact telephone plus handy hints for making living with ME/CFS more manageable.