Thursday, July 18, 2019

Dorset Disabled Clubs, Social Meetings and Support Groups

Find a selection of Dorset disabled groups such as wheelchair users, stroke clubs and deaf groups as well as head injury, mental health and learning disabilities located in Dorset and surrounding areas including Bournemouth, Weymouth and Poole as well as selected services offered to all disabled people, their carers and family throughout Dorset.

ABLEize is dedicated to maintaining the largest disability and mobility resources on the Internet, browse the sites listed below in this section to find details of clubs, groups, sports and social activities and sites of interest for all adults and children with a disability or special needs in Dorset.  Also includes support sites for family members and carers.

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A club covering the Dorset areas of Weymouth, Dorchester, Blandford and the surrounding area for children aged 5 or over with Asperger’s. View details of their meetings and social activities and how to get involved.

Offers a range of group activities for all disabilities within Dorset. Details of advocacy services, accessible excercise classes, Horizons Cafe training facility, sensory garden and related services.

A leading voluntary organisation in the delivery of education, support and care services for people with autistic spectrum disorders. Dorset based.

Supplying local audio news on CD, tape or memory stick for the blind and visually impaired people of Dorset. Also offer audio downloads of local interest via their website.

Providing support services and social activities to blind and partially sighted people living in Bournemouth and areas of Dorset.

Located at Morley Road, Pokesdown, Bournemouth offering social activities, meetings and support to deaf people living in Dorset. Includes details of sports, trips and special events.

Dedicated social and leisure group set up for people with learning disabilities Dordet, based in Winton. View details of events, lunches and regular meetings.

Dedicated to offering a broad range of services and support to people with a learning disability as well as family members and carers. Includes contacts.

East Holton disabled carriage driving centre. Check out horse details, carriages and how to get involved. Includes details of how to volunteer.

Bournemouth and Poole carers centre located in Alumhurst Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth offering support, help and advice as well as holiday break options and help for adult and child carers.

Provides support and social meeting and events for people with diabetes in Dorset. Site offers self care details, news and information about future events.

Offers sailing for disabled people. Site offers details of how to get involved, images and sailing times. Located in Poole Dorset.

Set up to provide support services and education to adults and children in Dorset with physical and learning disabilities. Site includes contact details.

Wheelchair accessible shooting club for a range of weapons in both indoor and outdoor ranges in Sandringham Sports Centre in Dorchester.

Bournemouth, Poole and Dorchester support group meetings for people affected by aspergers. Details of monthly meetings along with online newsletters, FAQ’s and facts about aspergers.

Supporting blind and partially sighted people throughout Dorset with advice, social activites and access to products.

Find out how to enjoy sailing with the disability in Dorset by checking out this assisted sailing organisations for the disabled. Site provides details of how to try out a taster session or make contact for further information.

Dorset based wheelchair rugby club providing details of their taster sessions at Rossmore Leisure Centre, Herbert Avenue, Poole. View dates, contacts and how to register.

Disability football in Dorset offered by Dorset County Football Association. Includes details of their inclusive and accessible playing opportunities and how to get involved.

National lupus charity providing details of local support and social group activities. Site also offers publications and lupus facts.

A registered Dorset charity that provides telephone support, holds workshops and social events and for ME sufferers.

Offering information, advice and online resources for anybody affected by mental health issues. Includes sports and social activities in Dorset.

Voluntary organisation and registered charity assisting people, their families and carers with mental health issues and concerns throughout Dorset.

A not-for-profit, social enterprise in Bournemouth offering disability advice, occupational therapy services and social activities.

Offers social and fun horse riding sessions for the disabled and people of all abilities in Dorset.

Bournemouth group and registered charity providing education and working to raise awareness about osteoporosis. Includes contacts and support group meeting details.

Dorset based self help group for people with learning disabilities. Includes information about social meetings, campaigns and provides advice and details of a friendship club.

Sovereign Disabled Swimming Club is located at the Motcombe Pool, Eastbourne. Check out the site for session details, images and times along with contact information for going along and giving swimming a try.

Provides information, support and advice to people before and after stoma surgery. Includes department contacts.

A disabled and wheelchair accessible boat providing pleasure trips from Poole Harbour with wheelchair users able to board direct from the pontoon at the Marina. View boat images and how to book a trip.


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