Disability Direct – (Derby or Nottingham) information and signposting service for disabled people, including help with benefits, DDA and direct payments. 

Learning Disabilities Service – information and support services for disabled people across Derbyshire. Check out their new online forum click here 

Sight Support Derbyshire – provides essential support services to blind and partially sighted people to help them to become independent. 

Umbrella – charity supporting disabled children and their families in Southern Derbyshire and Derby. If you are a disabled person aged 17-25 living in Amber Valley or Erewash, you can get support around being more active and healthy. 

Fairplay – charity supporting disabled children and their families in North Derbyshire. 

Derbyshire Autism Services Group – charity supporting people with an Autism Spectrum Condition. 

Downs Syndrome Derby – support, information and activities for people with Down s Syndrome and their families.   

Buxton Volunteer Centre – Childrens Service provides support for children with additional needs aged 0- 18 and their families in the High Peak. 

High Peak Access – an information resource, promoting awareness of the problems relating to access for disabled people in the local community, and positively promoting equality for disabled people. Contact Mrs Alison Salmen ali.salmen@btinternet.com or 01433 620503.

CamTAD – supports people with hearing loss in Derbyshire.  

Hearing Help – supports people with hearing loss in Amber Valley.  

Communication Unlimited – Sign Language Interpreting Agency available in Derby and Derbyshire.  

Butterflies – information and resources to improve awareness and support of ADHD throughout Derbyshire.

The Adventure Service – outdoor activities for adults with extra support needs based in Mansfield Woodhouse.  

Coping – Derbyshire Chronic Pain Support Group – self help, support and information.  

Derby Fibromyalgia Support Group – support for people with fibromyalgia. 

Dyslexia Action – assessments, information and support.  

Midlands Association for Amputees and Friends – support group and information.

http://www.accessiblederbyshire.org/  – Our aim is to bring people together – in one place



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