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Activities for Disabled People - Organisations

Organisations Involved in Providing Activities for People with a Disability.

For specific activities see pages: Art - Sport - Leisure for Disabled People

Back-Up

Introduces or re-introduces spinally injured people to a varied and
ever growing range of sporting activities.

Jessica House
Red Lion Square 
191 Wandsworth High Street 
SW18 4LS
Tel: 020 8875 1805
Web: http://www.backuptrust.org.uk

British Blind Sport

The co-ordinating body for sport for visually impaired people this country

Pure Offices, Plato Close
Tachbrook Park
Leamington Spa
Warwickshire
CV34 6WE Tel: 01926 424247
Web: http://www.britishblindsport.org.uk



WheelPower

The national organisations for wheelchair sport in the UK

Guttmann Road,
Stoke Mandeville HP21 9PP
Tel: 01296 395995
Web: http://www.wheelpower.org.uk/

Capability Scotland

Interested in developing disabled peoples involvement in the arts and sport in Scotland

Head Office, Westerlea
11 Ellersly Road
Edinburgh
EH12 6HY
Tel: 0131 337 9876
Web:
http://www.capability-scotland.org.uk

Cerebral Palsy Sport

Unit 5, Heathcoat Building,
Nottingham Science and Technology Park,
University Boulevard
Nottingham
NG7 2QJ

Tel: 0115 925 7027
Website: http://www.cpsport.org

Other organisations

British Epilepsy Association

New Anstey House
Gate Way Drive
Yeadon, LEEDS
LS19 7XY
Freephone Helpline: 0808 800 5050
Web: http://www.epilepsy.org.uk

Disability Sports NI

Unit F, Curlew Pavilion,
Portside Business Park,
189 Airport Road West,
Belfast,
BT3 9ED.
Telephone: 028 9046 9925 Web: http://www.dsni.co.uk



English Federation of Disability Sport

Established in September 1998 as the national body and charity dedicated to disabled people in sport throughout England.
http://www.efds.co.uk

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award

Young people with disabilities are encouraged to participate in this award programme.

Gulliver House,
Madeira Walk,
Windsor, Berkshire
SL4 1EU
tel: 01753 727400
fax: 01753 810666
Email: info@theaward.org
Web: http://www.theaward.org

Disability Sport Wales

Sport Wales National Centre
Sophia Gardens
Cardiff
CF11 9SW Tel: 0845 8460021
Web: http://disabilitysportwales.com/

Girlguiding UK

Girls with special needs are encouraged to join local units

17-19 Buckingham Palace Road,
London, SW1W 0PT
Tel: 020 7834 6242
Web: http://www.guides.org.uk

ELHAP (promoting play for disabled children)

ELHAP runs adventure playgrounds for children with special need in London

119, Roding Lane North
Woodford Bridge
Essex
IG8 8NA

Web: http://www.elhap.org.uk

Mencap -The Voice of Learning Disability

Mencap's nationwide network of Gateway clubs provides leisure
activities for those with learning disabilities.

National Centre,
123 Golden Lane, London
EC1Y 0RT
Tel: 0207 454 0454
Web: http://www.Mencap.org.uk

Phab England (Physically Disabled and Able-bodied)

Summit House,
50 Wandle Road,
Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1DF

tel: 020 8667 9443

Web:http://phab.org.uk/



REGAIN - The trust for sports tetraplegic

Dedicated to improving the independence of those who have become tetraplegics
because of either a leisure or sports injury

78 Shirburn Road,
Watlington,
Oxfordshire,
OX49 5BZ.
Tel: 01491 613980
Fax: 01491 613993
Web: http://www.regainsportscharity.com

Dedicated to improving the independence of those who have become tetraplegics
because of either a leisure or sports injury

REMAP - Technical Equipment for Disabled People

Local REMAP panels help to provide disabled people with equipment that is
special to their needs.

Hazeldene, Ightham,
Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 9AD
Tel: 0845 130 0456
Fax: 0845 130 0789
Web: http://www.remap.org.uk

The Sensory Trust

Watering Lane Nursery
Pentewan, St. Austell
Cornwall PL26 6BE
Email:feedback@sensory
trust.org.uk
Web: http://www.sensorytrust.org.uk

Scottish Disability Sport

The co-ordinating body for all sport for all disabled people in Scotland.

SSAD Administrator,
Fife Sports Institute,
Viewfield Road, Glenrothes,
Fife KY6 2RB

Web: http://www.scottishdisabilitysport.com/

The Scout Association

Provision is made for full integration of young people with disabilities

Gilwell Park Training Centre, Chingford, London
E4 7QW
Tel: 0845 300 1818 (Local Rate)
Direct: 020 8433 7100
Web: http://www.scoutbase.org.uk

Sports England

The staff are always prepared to provide details of local facilities and
contacts with other organisations at local or national level

SportPark
3 Oakwood Drive
Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 3QF

Web: https://www.sportengland.org/

United Kingdom Sports Association for People with Learning Difficulties

Solecast House,
13-27 Brunswick Place,
London N1 6DX
Tel: 0207 250 1100
Fax: 0207 250 0110

Web: http://www.uksportsassociation.org/



Disability Action

A Sports Development Officer works to promote and improve the facilities for sport
and recreation for disabled people in Northern Ireland

Portside Business Park
189 Airport Road West
Belfast
BT3 9ED
Tel : 028 9029 7880
Text : 028 9029 7882
Fax : 028 9029 7881
Web: http://www.disabilityaction.org

Disability Scotland

Dedicated to improving the independence of those who have become tetraplegics
because of either a leisure or sports injury

Information Department
5 Shandwick Place,
Edinburgh EH2 4RG
Tel: 0131 229 8632
Fax: 0131 229 5168

Disabled Living Foundation

380- 4 Harrow Road, London
W9 2HU
Tel: (020) 7289 6111
Web: http://www.dlf.org.u

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