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WheelPower

www.wheelpower.org.uk

WheelPower provides accessible facilities at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium, the “home of Wheelchair Sport” including an Athletics Arena, Sports Hall, Indoor Bowls Centre, Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre.  On site accommodation in the Olympic Lodge and the Olympic Village is suitable for a wide range of disabilities and is complemented by meeting and conference facilities and catering for events of all sizes.

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GBWBA  

www.gbwa.org.uk

The Official Website of the Great British Wheelchair Basketball Association

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Good Access Guide

www.goodaccessguide.co.uk

The UK's leading directory of services for disabled people including accommodation, days out, mobility suppliers and much more. You can also arrange foreign holidays and travel through our own disability travel expert

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Disability Sports Events

www.disabilitysport.org.uk

This site has been developed to give you more active information on the number one events agency. Keep logging on to get first hand news about the organisation

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MERU

MERU designs and manufactures specialised equipment for children and young people with disabilities.

www.muru.org.uk

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Action For Kids

www.actionforkids.org 

At Action For Kids we help disabled children, young people, their parents and carers in three main ways. We provide mobility aids, Work Related Learning and offer family support services. In fact we try never to say no and will help in any way we can to enable disabled children and young people lead full and independent lives.

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Online World

My Online World

www.myonlineworld.org.uk 

My Online Worldis a safe place for young people with muscle disease to meet online. You can read news and reviews and post blogs, jokes, riddles, myths and comments. And there’s even a “Thought Tree”!

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www.designability.org.uk

 

Designability is a national charity joining expertise and knowledge to enhance the lives of children and adults with a disability or particular health need.
We are engineering and design experts with a passion for creating life-changing assistive technologies. We conduct original research and develop commercial products that meet real needs.
Our projects range from technology for people living with dementia to our Wizzybugs – powered wheelchairs for children under 5, which we are able to offer to families for FREE thanks to a loan scheme that we fundraise for.

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The Stuff

www.thestuff.org.uk

The Stuff is a website for young disabled people, aged 16-25, in Derbyshire.  It is stuffed full of information about where to go and what to do across the county so you'll never be bored again!

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Counselling Directory

Counselling Directory

http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/

The purpose of the counselling directory  is ultimately to provide the UK with a huge counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service.

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Tetra Exchange

 http://www.tetraexchange.com/

 The Tetraplegic Information Exchange

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Therapy Directory

Therapy Directory

http://www.therapy-directory.org.uk

We promote the benefits of complementary therapy and aim to give visitors all the information they need to help them make an informed decision about whether therapy would be right for them. The website has an FAQ's section, a number of useful articles written by our members and the facility to search for a practitioner in your area.

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If you wish to set up a reciprocal link to our site, please get in touch with roy@go-kids-go.org.uk

 

Useful Links

 

All of us at Go Kids Go! would like to say a big thank you to John from Webjectives who played a key role in creating this site.



Here are links to other organisations which may be of interest

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SHINE (formerly ASBAH)        

www.shinecharity.org.uk

SHINE is the new name for ASBAH, a national organisation providing information and advice about spina bifida and hydrocephalus to individuals, families and carers.

 

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CARE.COM

https://uk.care.com/

Care.com enables families seeking care to connect with millions of carers and get advice. Care.com helps
families address their unique care needs - including special needs care. Through Care.com's option of a postcode search, families can find caregivers in their area who are also qualified for their needs.

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Contact a Family

www.cafamily.org.uk

Contact a Family is dedicated to helping families who care for children with any disability or disability need. Contact a Family maintains a database of a specific conditions, and UK family support groups which is available on their website whatever the medical condition of the child.

 

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Family Fund

http://www.familyfund.org.uk/

The Family Fund helps families of disabled and seriously ill children under the age of 16 by awarding grants and offering information related to the care of the child. The range of grants includes holidays, leisure, laundry equipment, driving lessons and lots more.

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Jennifer Trust for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

www.jtsma.org.uk

The Jennifer Trust is the UK support group for people with Spinal Muscular Atrophy and for their families. This pool of knowledge and experience is available through the Trust's website and in all of its activities.

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Muscular Dystrophy Campaign

Muscular Dystrophy Campaign

www.muscular-dystrophy.org

The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign is the only UK charity focusing on all muscular dystrophies and allied disorders. It pioneers the search for treatments, cures and provides practical, medical and emotional support to people affected by the condition.

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Scope

SCOPE

www.scope.org.uk

Scope is a disability organisation focussing on people with cerebral palsy. Scope's aim is that disabled people achieve equality: a society in which they are as valued, and have the same human and civil rights, as everyone else

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The Back Up Trust

www.backuptrust.org.uk

Our mission is:

To inspire people affected by spinal cord to transform their lives.

To challenge perceptions of disability.

To deliver services that build confidence and independence and offer a supportive network.

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Scottish Spina Bifida

Scottish Spina Bifida Association

www.ssba.org.uk

Scotland´s voice for spina bifida, hydrocephalus and related conditions.

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ABLEIZE
www.ableize.com

Disability and health website directory. Lists disabled and health goods, aids services and information plus mobility products. Free UK submission options.

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Able 2 Wakefield

Able2

www.able2.org.uk/  Providing sports facilities and training for people with physical disabilities living in Wakefield

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The WFA

www.thewfa.org.uk

The Official Home of the Wheelchair Football Association