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Action For Children

Action For Children is a leading national children's charity and speaks out for vulnerable, disadvantaged and neglected children and young people. Action for Children: works directly with over 300,000 children, young people, parents and carers runs 650 services across the UK tackles issues such as…

Action on Disability

Action on Disability is a user led organisation managed and controlled by disabled people.  It campaigns for the rights of disabled people and influences local and national policy and practice. They aim to: deliver high quality professional accessible activities which promote independent living; give disabled…

Adult Care Information Service (ACIS)

This online directory covers a broad range of services and information to help people stay independent and safe, including contact details, service descriptions, general information and factsheets, and,  in some cases, price information.This website is for people looking for adult care information.

Adult Care Information Service (ACIS) Factsheets

Wandsworth Council's ACIS online directory includes a number of factsheets.  Topics include: Independent Advocacy Support Who Qualifies for Help? Care and support - What to expect  You can find the full list here. 

Advice from Citizens Advice

Advice from Citizens Advice brings you the self-help information you need to solve your problems. This website provides information and helpful tips on how to manage your money. There are a number of step-by-step guides to planning and managing your money. Parents/carers and…

Autism Act

The Autism Act 2009 was the first ever disability-specific law in England. The Act relates only to adults with autism living in England. The Act did two key things. It put a duty on Government to: produce a strategy for adults with autism, this…

British Dyslexia Association

The BDA promotes early identification of specific learning difficulties (SpLD) and support in schools to ensure opportunity to learn for dyslexic learners. They aim to influence government and other institutions to promote a dyslexia friendly society, that enables dyslexic people of all ages to reach…

Can Do - volunteering for disabled people

Leonard Cheshire's Can Do project offers exciting opportunities for 16- to 35‑year-old disabled people to volunteer in their community. Here are five top reasons to join Can Do! learn and develop new skills build self-confidence and independence meet new people and make new friends raise…

The Care Act 2014

From April 2015 the Care Act 2014 will become law.  The Care Act  modernises English adult (over 18 year olds) social care law. Key areas of change for April 2015 include: General responsibilities on local authorities including promoting people’s wellbeing, focusing on prevention and…

Career Pathways from Scope

Career Pathways is an independent careers advice service in London for people aged 16 to 25. Scope's career advisers will work with you to set you on the path to succeed. Career Pathways is for young disabled people who are: aged 16 to 25 live…