Sunday, July 21, 2019

Devon Disabled Support Groups and Social Clubs

Find a broad selection of disabled clubs, groups and sports sites in this busy ABLEize Devon section including wheelchair users groups, sports clubs, social meetings for stroke, deaf and blind as well as the learning disabled and those with head injury. Sites listed cover all Devon locations such as Plymouth and Exeter and include a varied selection of sites of disability interest.

Also see our separate section highlighted in the category below offering details of disabled and disability sports opportunities throughout all areas of Devon including football, horse riding, shooting, badminton, tennis and a number of recreational as well as sports opportunities for all disabilities. If you have or know of a Devon-based disability website not already included here please drop us an email and we’ll look at getting it included so that this section of ABLEize continues to offer the largest choice of Devon disabled websites and resources on the Internet.

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Plymouth based assessment centre for dyslexia screening. Find full details of their services including screening with contacts. Covers the areas of Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall.

Offers a variety of activities and holidays for disabled people of all disabilities. Horse riding, sailing, archery and related special breaks. Located in Exmoor, North Devon.

An Exeter based activity hub working daily with disabled adults and children from all over Devon. View the services offered with support details and how to volunteer.

Providing support and accommodation for people with learning disabilities such as autism and a range of special needs. Provides online telephone contacts as well as range of useful resources for people with a disability.

Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) support services for family and carers. Site offers details of the condition, dates of regular meetings in Lifton and a number of useful resources.

An active group providing support, social activities and information for people suffering with lupus in Devon and Cornwall. Includes details of meetings with contacts.

Details of brain tumour support available in Plymouth and Exeter with meeting dates and locations and contacts for support. Also open to family members,friends and carers.

Offers support, information and advice to carers in Devon with a helpline open six days a week. Includes assistance to young carers.

A local Devon-based charity offering a range of advice and support to blind and vision impaired people including training, volunteer services and details of a number of future social events.

Devon Link Up provides dedicated support and social activities for people with learning disabilities and autism. View meeting details and how to get involved. Based in Honiton.

Devon Young Carers provide support and guidance to carers aged 18 or under that care for elderly or disabled family members. Site includes contacts for a number of Devon locations.

Dedicated Torbay support services for a range of disabilities and special needs offering support and advice with benefits, social housing, emotional issues and counselling.

Exminster, Devon based charity that is dedicated to providing accessible holidays for people with disabilities, their family and carers.

Provides supported living and community support services to adults with disabilities and learning difficulties across North Devon. View details of the many group activities and events, support services and more via their website. Barnstaple based.

Located off of the A38 near Ivybridge offering riding for the disabled. Site offers images, explains the benefits of riding and details of how to give it a try.

Providers of dedicated education in schools and colleges for the deaf with information about support services and how to donate. Site offers a BSL introduction.

Local Diabetes UK group based in Exeter providing support, advice and social events for people living with diabetes.

Providing official air travel advice for people with a disability using Exeter International Airport including parking, airport facilities for people with reduced mobility and how to get assistance.

Okehampton based theatre company made up of adults with learning disabilities from the areas of West and Mid Devon. View details of production, workshops and how to get involved.

Providers of accessible transport for the disabled and elderly from there Barnstable location. Site provides details of their accessible vehicles and how to book.

A charity based in Devon providing information, advice and care as well as social meetings for people with brain injuries, their families and carers.

Offers a host of information and services to disabled and special needs people, their family. Includes carers support, sensory solutions and how to get involved as a Plymouth volunteer.

Exeter based wheelchair dance group providing disabled people with the opportunity to dance and socialise. Check out the site for events, competitions and how to go along and give wheelchair dancing a try.

Assisting those with a physical and or sensory disability in Devon and offers training and social gatherings.

Painter Barrie Goodfellow, registered blind and deaf artist offers talks and workshops in the South West and Cornwall. View his work and how to get involved. Includes contacts.

Promoting awareness and offering support and advice to people with diabetes in Devon. Includes contact details.

A parent run support group set up in 1992 to offer support a guidance to parents and children on the spectrum. Details of regular social activities, groups and events with contacts. Based in Bideford.

Offers support, social activities and local outings for adults with aspergers and their family.

Providing mental health information, support, advice and resources in Plymouth along with related links of interest.

Supporting adults and children with learning disabilities in Devon and Plymouth. Check out events details, local social meetings and a range of club events to get involved in.

A dedicated organisation providing support and recovery assistance to people in Devon suffering with mental health issues. Works in partnership with Devon NHS Trust.

Located in Chittlehampton, Umberleigh, Devon and set up to encourage adults with a wide range of disabilities to take part and enjoy music and theatre. Site highlights their workshops, activities and how to join in.

Based in Pinhoe, Exeter and set up to help people with autism develop to their full potential by offering a range of services from support to social activities and events.

A dedicated support group for parents and carers of children and young people with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome in the Taunton area. Check out their regular events with contacts and how to get involved.

A social club for the deaf and hearing impaired located in Torquay, Devon.


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