Monthly Archives: January 2010

Ableize-Disability Directory of Information


Contact Form:

Ableize is an online disability directory of disabled information, aids and mobility services.

It offers:

  • Disability and Health Directory of UK Disabled and Health Needs
  • Disability Aids
  • Disabled and Health related web sites offering products, goods, services, aids, information and advice
  • Disability Arts
  • Disability Groups and Clubs
  • Disabled Special Needs and Education

Find us on Twitter @ableize


Telephone: Freephone 0800 269545  or 01926 312 847 (Office Hours Monday-Friday)
Telephone: 01926 312847 (minicom available)

Fax: 01926 407 425

Address: AbilityNet Central England,PO Box 94,Warwick CV34 5WS

AbilityNet exists to change the lives of disabled people by helping them to use digital technology at work, at home or in education.

AbilityNet has a team of consultants and testers who help businesses, charities and public bodies to design and maintain accessible websites, apps and other digital tools.

Technology can help people with all types of disability and impairment, but everyone has different needs. Our professional assessors carefully identify the mix of technologies and adaptations that enables a disabled person to be more productive at work, at home or in education.

Free Services for Disabled People

AbilityNet has been a leading authority on accessibility and assistive technologies for 20 years and we contnue to provide a range of free services for disabled people, their family and friends, their employers and other people who care for them.

We also have a large network of IT professionals who help charities with their IT needs.

Find us on Face Book and AbilityNet Twitter @AbilityNet 

AbilityNet is a Charity, registered in England and Wales, registration number 1067673, and in Scotland registration number SC039866. 

A2A – Access 2 Activities Project


Contact: Mark Taylor (Team Leader Access 2 Activities)

Email: or

Telephone: 01952 385119

Address: Disabled Children’s Team – Inclusion & Support, Telford & Wrekin Council, 2nd Floor B Wing, Darby House, Lawn Central, Telford TF3 4JA

The Access 2 Activities project works with disabled children and young people aged between 5 and 25 years living within the Borough of Telford & Wrekin. This programme aims to provide fun and leisure opportunities for children and young people who may need a little extra help to take part.

Run by Telford and Wrekin’s Inclusion & Support Tean manages and delivers the disability specific activity provision that is made up of the Access 2 Activities Project (A2A) and Club 17

Action for Blind People (now merged with RNIB)


National Freephone Helpline: 0303 123 9999

Address: RNIB, 105 Judd Street, London WC1H 9NE

On 1 April 2017, Action for Blind People merged with RNIB. This allows us to help more blind and partially sighted people by combining our services, knowledge and expertise within one charity. Action’s vital work will continue through RNIB.

Action for Blind People was an expert national organisation who ensure that blind and partially sighted people receive practical support in all aspects of their lives. One call to Action ensures that visually impaired people receive help with anything from finding a job, applying for benefits, housing issues, aids and adaptations, holiday breaks or information on local services. They also offer advice to people who have a visually impaired friend or family member.

Action for Blind People is part of the RNIB Group:

Our Helpline is your direct line to the support, advice and products you need from RNIB and Action for Blind People to remain independent. It’s open from Monday to Friday 8.45 am – 5.30 pm. Telephone: 0303 123 9999

Find us on Face Book @ActionForBlindPeople and Twitter @actionforblind 

A4U Disability Action, Advice Advocacy

Helpline Telephone: 01743 539201 Open Mon ,Tue, Wed 9.30 am to 12.30 pm

Fax: 01743 341150

Contact Form:
Address: A4U, Louise House, Roman Road, Shrewsbury SY3 9JN 

Also at: Meeting Point House, Southwater Square, Telford TF3 4HS

A4U is a registered charity and Disabled Persons Led Organisation providing support to empower people with disabilities of all ages, their families and carers. We help people to understand their options, make informed decisions and take action to support independent living.

A4U was originally established in 1991 and has been making a difference to the lives of people with disabilities and their carers for over 25 years.  As we look to the future, our aim is to offer a safe and welcoming environment and expand on the services we offer.

Free, confidential and impartial information, advice and advocacy on all aspects of disability, to people with disabilities, their families and carers as well as health and social care professionals.


Registered Charity Number 1092083