DW Links

Below are a list of links that we think that you would find useful. If you click onto the link you will be directed to the corresponding website.

The Disabled Motorists Federation (DMF)

The Disabled Motorists Federation (DMF) (Registered charity No 1012874) was established over 40 years ago with the intention to give advice to disabled people (irrespective of the nature of their impairment) and their carers on issues relating to motoring and transport matters.

Stairlift Advisor

We provide impartial information and advice on stair lifts for disabled people

Hearing Direct

Hearing Direct provide aids for the deaf, deafened and hard of hearing, from amplified phones to alerting devices.


UCanDoIT teaches disabled people how to use computers, with a particular focus on Internet and email skills

Skill: National Bureau for Students with Disabilities

Skill is an independent charity working to promote opportunities for post-16 disabled people in reaching their full potential in Further Education, Higher Education and continuing education, training and employment.

Connect – the communication disability network

Connect is a charity for people living with aphasia (communication impairment usually following stroke). Connect works to promote effective services, new opportunities and a better quality of life for people living with aphasia.

Circles Network Wales

Circles Network Wales provides a range of support to disabled individuals and their families; these include individuals with learning difficulties, people with enduring mental health issues or individuals who are physically disabled.

The Access Association

The Access Association aims to improve access and facilities for disabled people and consequently for all people who would benefit from an accessible environment

Access Group Resources

Access Group Resources is the information and networking website for local access groups. It has been developed by Disability Wales/Anabledd Cymru on behalf of the Disability Rights Commission

Learning Disability Wales

Creating a Wales that values and includes every child and adult with a learning disability.

Wales Council for the Blind

Independent umbrella organisation promoting the welfare of blind and partially sighted people and the prevention of blindness.

MIND Cymru

Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. We work to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress…

Wales Council for Deaf People

Umbrella association of voluntary and statutory organisations working in the field of hearing loss and representing people who are deaf, deafened,

Disability Arts Cymru

Works throughout Wales to promote equal opportunities in the arts for disabled people, providing training, information and advice.


Scope is a UK disability organisation whose focus is people with cerebral palsy (cp).

RNIB Cymru

National UK charity providing a good range of information for blind or partially sighted people.

RNID Cymru

Changing the world for deaf and hard of hearing people.

SNAP Cymru

SNAP Cymru is the leading provider of Independent Parental Support Services in Wales providing information and support to families of children and young

Children in Wales

Charitable organisation that promotes the interests of and takes action to identify and meet the needs of children, young people and their families in

Funky Dragon

The website of the Children and Young People’s Assembly for Wales.

Carers Wales

Carers Wales is the leading campaigning, policy and information organisation for carers in Wales.

Wales Council for Voluntary Action

Describes its activities with training and funding information.

NHS Centre for Equality and Human Rights

Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA)

Represents the interests of local authorities in Wales, with fire and rescue, police and national park authorities being associate members.

Welsh Assembly Government

Equality & Human Rights Commission (EHRC)

Independent statutory body established to help eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality, protect human rights and to build good relations, and to ensure

Stonewall Cymru

Stonewall working for equality and justice for lesbians, gay men and bisexuals.

BAWSO – Black Association of Women’s Step Out Ltd

A voluntary organisation, providing specialist service to Black and Minority Ethnic women and children, made homeless through threatened or actual domestic

MEWN Cymru – Minority Ethnic Women’s Network

Minority Ethnic Women’s Network Wales (MEWN Cymru) is an umbrella body representing ethnic minority (visible and non visible) women across Wales

Black Voluntary Sector Wales


Southampton Centre for Independent Living

A democratic membership organisation run and controlled by disabled people committed to campaigning for the full civil rights of disabled people.

The Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People

Campaigns for the rights of disabled people and does this through providing information and advice and organising events.

The Derbyshire Coalition for Inclusive Living

An organisation of disabled people, Europe’s oldest CIL. We provide a range of services for disabled people in Derbyshire and surrounding counties.

The Trade Union Disabilitiy Alliance (TUDA)

An organisation of Disabled Trade Union Members. We are a campaigning group with individual members from over two dozen different Trade Unions.

Alliance for Inclusive Education

A national network led by disabled people which campaigns to eliminate discrimination within the education system.

Shaping Our Lives

Shaping Our Lives is an independent user-controlled organisation.

People First

To help people with learning difficulties speak up for themselves, with help and support if needed.

The United Kingdom’s Disabled People’s Council (formerly BCODP)

The UK’s national organisation of the worldwide Disabled People’s Movement.

National Centre for Independent Living

Advances the philosophy and advocates for the human rights of, and services for, people with disabilities

Centre for Disability Studies, Leeds University

Breakthrough UK

Centre for Disability Studies, Glyndwr University

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