Useful Links

Action Deafness

Action Deafness formerly known as the Centre for Deaf People (CFDP) aims to improve quality of life by promoting independence and equality of opportunity for Deaf, Deafened, Hard of Hearing and Deafblind People.

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Age UK

A wide range of Information guides and factsheets are also available from Age UK which can be accessed on this link.

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Aphasia Now

Resources for people with Aphasia. Aphasia is the either partial or total loss of the ability to communicate verbally or using written words.

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CLASP The Carers Centre work with and supports carers in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Disability Now

Produces a newspaper for disabled people on a national level

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Headway Leicester

As part of Headway, the Brain Injury Association, we offer a range of services to people with brain injuries or illnesses and to those close to them in Leicestershire and Rutland

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Independent Living Community Website

Independent Living is a community site which provides news, views and product information designed to assist with living independently. It is a completely open resource for the use of disabled and elderly individuals, healthcare professionals and family carers.

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Lamp Direct

provides mental health services to people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire Care OnLine

provides internet-ready computers available for disabled and older people.

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Leicestershire Centre for Integrated Living

provide volunteering projects and train people on computers

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Orange Badge

Based in Los Cristianos, Tenerife and providing hire and sale of wheelchairs, hoists, walking sticks and much more.

Orange Badge have been serving mobility hire to clients in the South of Tenerife since 1996.  Orange Badge have traded as both Orange Badge and Blue Badge, becoming the largest, most respected, professional mobility supplier on the island of Tenerife. Orange Badge have a range of mobility equipment including commodes, mobility scooters, wheelchairs, electric chairs, and bathroom and bedroom assistance equipment.

Phone Number: 0034 92279 7355
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Remap volunteers design and make equipment, free of charge, for people with disabilities.  The only criterion is that there should be nothing suitable that is commercially available.  We make (or modify) equipment that will help people maintain independence in day to day living and/or to open up opportunities for leisure activities.  Our services are available to all those living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.  Referrals for help and requests for presentations can be made through our website.

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Royal Association of Deaf People

The Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) promotes the welfare and interests of Deaf people (by which we mean deaf people whose first or preferred language is sign language).

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Royal Yachting Association

Information on Access sailing, as shown within our ‘Sailability Project’ page

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The Disability Information Network

The site gives information on disability issues. Also allows you to change the colour and text size.

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Wheel Power

WheelPower is the national charity for wheelchair sport and helps these people and many others with disabilities to achieve their sporting dreams.

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Whitehill Publishing

Whitehill Publishing have set up this website to sell their publications online. Works include Living With…

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responsive, local services for visually impaired people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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