Have you gone to type a word or phrase into a search engine and wondered what you were really looking for? The MyLiferaft Resources section has been created to give you access to a large selection of external websites that we feel could offer relevant support, practical information and informed comment.
Whether you are looking for your local cinema to find out if they have wheelchair access, information on support groups on a wide range of topics or access to Government and NHS websites, the MyLiferaft Resources can help.
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Disabled sport is a large & important area of ABLEize covering an ever growing selection of sports for the disabled & special needs including recreational hobby sites of interest, sporting sites and information.
Multi Sport and Activity holiday camps for children aged 5-16 years
0871 200 2000
Get up-to-date information about what films are on at your local Cineworld cinema
Disability Holidays Guide
Disabled Access Holidays
0141 248 9400
Disabled Access Holidays was started after the owners own experiences when on holiday with their disabled son.
Downs Syndrome Association – Get active & get involved
0333 1212 300
This website offers ideas & suggestions for activities for people with Downs Syndrome
Booking Hotline: 08 714 714 714
Get up-to-date information about what films are on at your local Empire cinema
0871 222 4939
At Enable Holidays we believe travel for disabled people should involve less work and more play. We can help you find, plan and arrange a holiday to suit your individual needs, so all you have to worry about is how much suntan lotion to pack.
0370 333 1181
Live and breathe the story of England at royal castles, historic gardens, forts & defences, world-famous prehistoric sites and many others.
0131 510 5106
Euan’s Guide is the disabled access review website and app that aims to ‘remove the fear of the unknown’ and inspire people to try new places.
Fun Kids Activities
Tap into our digital and parenting expertise and our active, engaged parent audience to meet your marketing goals.
0330 026 1400
We are the largest arts and crafts retailer in the UK with more than 80 stores nationwide. With over 25,000 products for 250 inspirational activities and hundreds of exciting ideas, you'll discover everything you need to get crafty.
Local Government Websites
Find your local government website - just type in your postcode. Good place to get updates on local schools etc.
A website created & run for parents, by parents.
Booking Line: 08712 240 240
FInd out which films are on at your local Vue cinema
National Autistic Society – Holidays & Days Out
+44 (0)20 7833 2299
This website contains ideas for holidays and days out at autism-friendly venues plus tips for taking a child on the autism spectrum to different leisure venues.
0344 800 1895
Fancy exploring the outdoors, learning new skills and trying new things? Grab your gear and start your adventure.
Parenting advice & information
Guest Services: 0333 006 7777
Find out what films are on at your local Odeon cinema.
All our camps are registered with OFSTED and regularly inspected to ensure we meet the highest standards of childcare.
The Imagination Tree
and welcome! My name is Anna and I am a primary school teacher from the UK with a specialism in early years education and art. I taught for nearly 10 years in a large inner-city primary school as the head of early years and art and was a lead early years teacher for the local borough, helping newer teachers.
Helpline: 0800 1111
ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything -no problem is too big or too small
Helpline: 116 123
Just having someone to talk to that isn't family or friends can be a tremendous help. We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you need a response immediately, it's best to call us on the phone.
Helpline: 01708 765200
We offer confidential emotional support to children, young adults and adults by telephone, email and post.
Advice Line: 0800 169 2081
Ageing is not an illness, but it can be challenging. At Age UK we provide services and support at a national and local level to inspire, enable and support older people.
Directors of Adult Social Services
General Enquiries: 0207 072 7433
ADASS is the association of directors of adult social services in England. We are a charity and the association aims to further the interests of people in need of social care by promoting high standards of social care services and influencing the develop
Health & Social Care Act 2014
Helpline: 0303 123 1113
Government website giving information about the 2014 Care Act
Special Educational Needs (SEN / SEND)
Association of Directors of Childrens Services
Reception: 0161 826 9484
Benefits and Work
No telephone number available
Supporting sick and disabled claimants with independent and accurate information about how to claim and keep your benefits
Cerebral Palsy UK
We provide support by offering impartial information on a broad range of subjects that people affected by CP should find usefull.
an online portal offering education professionals free, easy access to high quality information, resources and training for SEND. Developed by nasen.
NewThe Local Offer
The Local Offer provides a subscription-based platform for education, health & social care services across England & the rest of the UK.
Special Needs UK
The site continues to provide parents and educational professionals with in depth information on the schools, colleges, education centres and support groups for children and young adults with special educational needs.
The Makaton Charity
01276 606 760
Makaton is a language programme using signs and symbols to help people to communicate. It is designed to support spoken language and the signs and symbols are used with speech, in spoken word order.
0121 347 6543
England Athletics has made significant progress in key areas of work, providing consistent local services to deliver our national strategy to meet the needs of our affiliated clubs and members.
0808 808 1111
Our aim is to improve the access people with a learning disability have to sport and physical activity so there are the same opportunities to take part as everyone else
Riding For the Disabled
At RDA, our horses and ponies provide therapy, achievement and enjoyment to people with disabilities all over the UK.
Snowbility is the brainchild of Ski Development Coach, Richard Fetherston, who discovered the incredible benefits that could be achieved for people with additional needs through ski and snowboard coaching.
+44 (0) 20 7247 8891
To facilitate access to year round inclusive training and competition for all people in Great Britain with an intellectual disability through direct provision and partnership
0345 8508 508
We're committed to removing the inequalities that exist for disabled people in sport and physical activity. By making sport a practical and attractive lifestyle choice, we want to get more disabled people active.
01628 627 690
One of our key objectives is to promote awareness of disability through sport and recreation and particularly integration of disabled and able bodied people.
The British Wheelchair Athletics Association
The initial aim of the BWAA was to give people with spinal cord injuries an opportunity to get involved in wheelchair field events. We remain firmly committed to that initial aim.
UK Sports Association For People with Learning Disabilities
020 7490 3057
The only national disability sports organisation working with people with learning disability across the UK in performance/elite sport
WheelPower is at the heart of wheelchair sport. There's no better place to get active, get healthy and get involved in sport. Let us help you find a sport or physical activity that you will love!
YogaMobility provides specialist yoga practice for people with all forms of physical and mental disability. We offer a powerful and dynamic approach that focuses on and encourages ability rather than disability.
The Stroke Association
Helpline: 0303 3033 100
Stroke Association is the leading charity in the UK changing the world for people affected by stroke. More people than ever are benefitting from cutting-edge treatments and making full recoveries.
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