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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…

Autism Alert Card

An alert card and passport scheme aimed at improving how police interact with autistic people has been introduced across London. The cards will alert officers to the fact that the individual may have difficulty with communication and may exhibit unusual or unpredictable behaviour. In turn,…

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…
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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…

The Council for Disabled Children (CDC)

This is the umbrella body for the disabled children and young people's sector in England.  It is the only national body that brings together the diverse range of organisations that work with and for disabled children and young people (0-25 years old)  to support the development and implementation of policy and practice. …

Dimensions

In 1976, armed with a single phone in a rented office, Dimensions began supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs out of institutions, helping them lead ordinary lives in their local communities. Forty years on, our work is fundamentally unchanged: we support people…
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Disability and Social Care Advice Service (DASCAS)

The Disability and Social Care Advice Service (DASCAS) offers an independent information service on disability and social care. This includes benefits, advocacy and support. The service provides information to people with disabilities and the relatives and friends who care for them.DASCAS helps…

Disability Rights UK

Disability Rights UK is working to create a society where everyone with lived experience of disability or health conditions can participate equally as full citizens. They seek to strengthen the voice of disabled people to make rights real, as an effective national organisation led by people…