Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Disabled Pregnancy and Parenting Resources

The issues of pregnancy, childbirth and parenting for people with disabilities is not very well covered on the Internet so ABLEize has gathered as much information as possible and listed all of those resources in this section that cover issues such as giving birth with a disability, pregnancy and conceiving along with details of parenting and being a parent with a disability including wheelchair users, deaf, blind and a range of other disabilities.

Find information, advice and resources listed in this section connected to being a disabled parent along with practical help and tips for pregnant, would be mothers that just happen to be disabled. Browse the sites and services below to find details of disability and pregnancy along with how and where to get support for a range of disabilities in all areas of pregnancy and giving birth as well as coping as a disabled parent.
 

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  • TouchGENiE a simple and easy to use system that converts your laptop, computer monitor or TV screen into touchscreen. The Overlay’s frame needs to...
  • One of the largest providers of mobility products in the UK. Offers an exciting and comprehensive range of products from mobility scooters, walking...
  • Sells wide fitting shoes and orthopedic shoes with special orthotic insole inserts. Shoes are extra wide width and large with sizes available up to...
  • Buy your adjustable bed or riser recliner from the most reputable UK supplier. Willowbrook British made quality adjustable beds and riser recliner...
  • The Online College of Art & Design offer wheelchair users online qualifications in Art & Design. These qualifications are nationally and...
  • UK based company offering over 500 styles of quality walking sticks, canes and walking aids including seat sticks, quads and crutches. Products...
  • Support the campaign for accessible changing facilities away from home for adults and children that need lifting, making changes to disabled WCs...
  • Fully wheelchair accessible holiday home in Wales with outside deck, garden areas, spacious rooms and fully equipped WC and shower facilities...
  • Undertakes the sale and rental of evac evacuation and transit chairs to assist with safe evacuation from multi storey buildings for the disabled...
  • Osteopathic approved pain relieving supports and solutions for all back, shoulder, neck, knee, wrist and arm pain with free UK delivery and 30 day...
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  • Enjoy a canal boat holiday specially equipped for disabled people and their families with wheelchair accessible ramps, hydraulic lifts, hoist...

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Deaf Parenting UK

Providing information and support for deaf parents to be along with information about concerns during pregnancy, giving birth and a range of resources for deaf parents. Includes news, related links of interest and contacts.

Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood

An information resource on disability and parenthood offering information and advice for disabled parents as well as professionals. Provides articles, message board and help sections including how to get access to the right support, available resources and a number of useful publications. Also provides a free phone helpline. London based.

Disabled Parents Network

A national organisation providing advice and support to disabled parents along with useful publications, a discussion forum and read the stories.

Epilepsy and Pregnancy

Offers details of support during pregnancy including taking your epilepsy medicine during pregnancy, risks to you and your baby if you have a seizure and how to get support during and after pregnancy.

Family Connect

A dedicated online resource aimed at assisting and offering advice to parents of blind or vision impaired children. Includes details of local services as well as how to connect with other parents.

Family Planning Service

Providing sexual health and contraception advice with details of clinics throughout the UK.

MS Pregnancy and Birth

Providing information, support and resources for parents and would-be parents with MS. Includes medication facts and details the risks of your baby having MS at birth.

Parenting In A Wheelchair

The personal site of a spinal cord injured wheelchair user telling the story of how she copes being a mum spinal injury along with details of the pregnancy and birth and a range of practical issues relating to parenthood disability.

Parents with Disabilities Online

An informative US blog providing information and support for parents with a disability or disabled people planning to become a parent as well as assistance for a non-disabled partner of disabled parent.

Pregnancy and Diabetes

Diabetes UK offering information and facts about pregnancy including the increased risk of miscarriage, managing your diabetes and keeping control of your blood sugar levels.

Pregnancy and Dwarfism

A useful site covering all areas of dwafism and pregnancy from finding maternity clothes, genetic testing, hospital length stays and a range of related facts and informative resources.

Pregnancy and Parenthood for People with Cerebral Palsy

Printable PDF provided by Capability Scotland for people with cerebral palsy in the areas of pregnancy, childbirth and parenthood and practical information about planning a pregnancy, fertility and the emotional changes involved.

Pregnancy Calculator

A free to use, quick and easy online tool that enables you to work out your pregnancy due date by entering your last menstrual period.

Resource for Parents of Blind Children

Information and resources for parents of blind or vision impaired children. Supplied by the RNIB.

Spina Bifida: Prenatal Care & Issues

Offering information and advice about starting a family if you are a parent with spina bifida including post-partum care, delivery options and a range of useful resources.

Spinal Cord Injury and Fertility

Explains the problems faced by spinal cord injured men in becoming a father and offers a range of solutions.

Support for Parents with Disabilities

An informative UK government site providing details of support for disabled parents, their rights and current legislation along with health issues during pregnancy and where to get help.

The Challenges of Disability and Pregnancy

An informative article from the Guardian news group highlighting the issues faced by people with disabilities during pregnancy.

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