Inclusive Living and Education
BBC Ouch! – this BBC site is for reflecting the lives and experiences of disabled people. It has regular columns, features, quizzes, a monthly near-cult podcast, a blog or two and a community messageboard and more.
Dating4Disabled.com – aimed at helping disabled individuals develop their social, personal and romantic life in a supportive and understanding environment.
Shelter (England) – housing advice
National DebtLine – FREE CONFIDENTIAL and INDEPENDENT ADVICE.
Centre for Accessible Environments – The Centre for Accessible Environments is committed to the provision of buildings and places which are accessible to all users.
Welcome to Outsiders – Outsiders is a group to help socially and physically disabled people in their personal development. A wide range of disabled volunteers are involved.
Shaping Our Lives networking website – We provide a way for service user organisations, service users and other people who are interested to –
- support the development of local user involvement that aims to deliver better outcomes for service users
- be a place where user controlled organisations can voice their views and concerns.
Improving Life Chances – Government report (2005), what they think is good practice…
Choices and Rights (Hull and East Riding) – This is a local organisation in HULL, which provides help and support for people with physical difficulties. (East Riding does not have its own CIL. Despite asking for 12 years!)
Aidis Trust – Computing – a disability computing charity who provide free advice support to home users.
Oaasis – Office for Advice, Assistance, Support Information on Special needs.
Inclusive Education, Scotland
The Penrith Photo-voice Project began in April 2007. The aim of the project was to support people with learning difficulties to explore what they thought were the social barriers to control of their own lives…
Leeds Centre for Integrated Living (Leeds CIL) – and Centre for Disability Studies
Inclusive Living Sheffield (ILS)
South Yorkshire CIL
WECIL- West of England Centre for Inclusive Living
Sefton Recovery Group – home of WRAP books
Change – People with learning disabilities working for equal rights
European Network on Independent Living
The Independent Living Institute – promoting disabled people’s self-determination. (Sweden)
With social inclusion section.
Conferences on Mental Health, and Supported Living
Hull CAB, Citizens’ Advice Bureau – Welcome
Heros – CAB links for East Riding
East Riding (uk) – legal help
Hull – Boothferry CAB
Citizens Advice Bureau – Advice Guide
HEROS – (uk – Hull and East Riding) Housing advice and legal help
CAB on debt – AdviceGuide
CCCS – free debt advice
Money Advice Trust – free independent money advice
Hesley Village & College – A perfect example of NON-inclusive living!
Social Perspective Networks
Better services for people with an autistic spectrum disorder – uk gov
ASPECT Consultancy Report – Guidance for Directors of Adult Social Services (2006), from Jane Sochovsky, ASPECT.
Statutory Guidance (PDF), uk gov.
Best practice (PDF) uk gov.
Reward and recognition: UK gov and service user payment and reimbursement in health and social care. Policy and Guidance Public Involvement UK: Penalty Free Participation