Learning disability support (general)

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Disabled customer service app

Connects you with customer service teams at venues such as shops and hotels to plan for accessible, inclusive and less stressful trips.


Funding for disabled artists and actors

An arts commissioning programme that enables new work by disabled artists to reach UK and international audiences.

Sunflower lanyard scheme

Sunflower lanyard shows you have hidden disabilities

Sunflower lanyards are provided and can be worn to subtly indicate that a person has a hidden disability and may need additional support. Available in certain airports and supermarkets.

Thistle Assistance

Disability indication cards

Free Card/App used for public transport in Scotland to indicate the user’s type of disability or impairment while short message stickers provide read-at-a-glance information for transport staff.

Barchester's Charitable Foundation

Grants to help disabled older people and adults

Improving the lives of older people and other adults with a physical or mental disability; supporting practical solutions that lead to increased personal independence, self-sufficiency and dignity.

Beyond Words

Illustrative books for explaining complicated concepts

Provides books and training to support people who find pictures easier to understand than words. Their books help explain topics like abuse and trauma, criminal justice, grief and health.


Support for siblings of disabled children and adults

Provides siblings with information and support.

Shaw Trust

Transforming the lives of people across the UK

A charity which helps disabled and disadvantaged people gain an education, provides help to get into employment and independent living and improve their wellbeing.

Shape Arts

Disability-led arts organisation

Working towards improving access for disabled people by providing opportunities for disabled artists and training cultural institutions to be more open to disabled people.

Dimensions UK

Support for autism and learning difficulties

Supports people with learning disabilities and autism to have a louder voice choice and control in their lives. Use the website to access support such as helplines in your region.

The Sequal Trust

Information about communication aids

Provides information about assistive technology to increase the quality of life for those who are non-verbal, have incoherent speech or who have learning and communication difficulties.


Empowering people with learning disabilities

Provides education, care and support for young people and adults with learning disabilities and/or autism at more than 150 locations across England and Wales.

Nordoff Robbins

Musical therapy for disabled people

Music centered therapy classes used to enrich the lives of people with life-limiting illnesses, disabilities, and feelings of isolation.

Affinity Trust

Supporting people with learning disabilities

Enables people with learning disabilities to pursue active and fulfilling lives, gain increased independence and achieve equal rights as citizens.

Disabled Living Foundation

Advice on independent living for disabled people

DLF is a national charity providing impartial advice, information and training on independent living. Helpline available Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm.


Custom made equipment for disabled people

Remap helps disabled people of all ages to live more independent lives. Remap’s network of skilled volunteers design and custom-make equipment free of charge.


Support for adults with learning disabilities

Hft is a national charity providing services for people with learning disabilities.

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