Disability and Special Needs Charities
Disability charities are a valuable tool to not just disabled adults and children but also their family members and carers that need help and support from time to time. There are many charities in the UK that assist the disabled person, their family and carers in a number of ways.
Disability and special needs charity sites that may help in a number of ways including finances, health, equipment or just support or advice are listed here but can also be found in other areas of ABLEize including visiting your area in our Local Disabled Resources section, other charities may be located within the category that applies to you, such as the Children’s’ Charity section, that may assist those with a learning disabilities for example. If you are a charity that offers assistance to the disabled, please feel free to submit your site or sites here by clicking the Submit Your Site button above.
The Sequal Trust is a communication disability charity based in Shropshire but operating throughout the UK. The team work hard to fund communication aids to those that need them and anyone who has incoherent speech, severe learning difficulties or is non-verbal can sign up to be a member of the charity to start receiving their help. At any given time, they are fundraising for a number of individuals who need help to fund a speech aids. The main objective is to set lively minds free and through the provision of suitable communication aids that get people to see the person and not the disability.
Information about member charities; assistance for grant applicants; representation of the work of the members.
CDSN offers information, support groups and advocacy on behalf of people with a disability in Australia. Site provides online resources along with contacts and information about getting involved.
A directory of grants for disabled people, find children’s charities listed for parents and carers of disabled children offering assistance with education, disability aids and equipment and much more.
A national charity providing friendship and financial support for older people on low incomes to help them remain independent in their own homes. IndependentAge is the brand name of The Royal United Kingdom Beneficent Association registered charity no 210729.
The UK’s leading charity for adults and children with learning disabilities. Offers advice and support to individuals, carers and family members.
Supports disabled people as well as their families and carers with disability advice and information. Also offers benefit advice.
A long standing registered charity that provides services to people with disabilities to help them increase independence.
Provides support services and events and activities for blind and vision impaired children. Includes donation details.
A large UK registered charity set up to help disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else. Offers support, online resources and telephone helplines.
SNAP (Special Needs And Parents) is a registered charity based in Essex offering activities, support and services in Essex.
Information about their work in support of a group of hospitals in London. Includes details of the Archives and Museums of Barts and The London NHS Trust.
Provider of services and care for adults with physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries, autism and other disabilities (including education and care for children and young adults with autism).
A charity led by disabled people, transforming a large building in Bristol to make it totally accessible. This provides barrier-free office space in which people with all forms of impairment work on equal terms with non-disabled people.
The world’s largest medical research charity. Offers UK and international research grants, and wide range of education and arts initiatives to promote public understanding of science.
A charity supporting people with learning disabilities or mental health needs to live in the community. Covers England and Wales.