Sunday, November 19, 2017

Learning Difficulties and Disability Support Groups

Find UK wide and local support groups offering advice, help and assistance to people with learning difficulties and disabilities, their family are carers in the ABLEize section. Learning disabilities come in all shapes and forms and generally means that the adult or child with learning difficulties has reduced intellectual abilities and difficulties in many everyday activities such as socialising, general and household tasks and varied decision-making difficulties.

Browse through this section to find a range of learning disability support groups and assistance in a range of areas.  This list within this section of Ableize is limited and you may find that there are greater resources listed in our local support group section covering all regional areas,  click the highlighted link and navigate to your local area.

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  • Support the campaign for accessible changing facilities away from home for adults and children that need lifting, making changes to disabled WCs...
  • Undertakes the sale and rental of evac evacuation and transit chairs to assist with safe evacuation from multi storey buildings for the disabled...
  • One of the largest providers of mobility products in the UK. Offers an exciting and comprehensive range of products from mobility scooters, walking...
  • Osteopathic approved pain relieving supports and solutions for all back, shoulder, neck, knee, wrist and arm pain with free UK delivery and 30 day...
  • Buy your adjustable bed or riser recliner from the most reputable UK supplier. Willowbrook British made quality adjustable beds and riser recliner...
  • Provides a range of care and support services throughout Northamptonshire for adults with disabilities and older people. Aspiring to provide the...
  • Sells wide fitting shoes and orthopedic shoes with special orthotic insole inserts. Shoes are extra wide width and large with sizes available up to...
  • The Online College of Art & Design offer wheelchair users online qualifications in Art & Design. These qualifications are nationally and...
  • Enjoy a canal boat holiday specially equipped for disabled people and their families with wheelchair accessible ramps, hydraulic lifts, hoist...


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British Institute of Learning Disabilities

A dedicated website providing information and resources as well as help and assistance in all areas of learning disability. Site includes support information along with video clips, details of the organisation's work and much more.

Care UK Learning Disabilities

Offering support with housing and in your home as well as providing details of local services through their online search facility.

Firefly Community

An online community providing special needs adults and children as well as their family members and carers with support, resources and advice along with details of current campaigns and information about products and services to make life that little bit easier.

Lets Go Supported Holidays

Helping adults and children with mild to moderate learning disabilities enjoy holidays in UK and worldwide locations. Check out the site to find details of their locations, booking information and contacts.


A campaing group supporting those with learning disabilities and providing support services and details of local UK groups.

Mencap Croydon

Based in Croydon, London offering details of clubs and activities in the area.


A voluntary organisation providing valuable support to people with learning disabilities with an aim to assisting them to lead fuller lives.

Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability

A large Scottish consortium of support, training and advice groups working to improve the lives of those with learning disabilities.


Supporting adults and children in the UK with a learning disability by assisting with everyday life including holidays and support services through England Scotland and Wales.