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Disability Equipment Websites

AbilityNet

Adapting Technology - Changing Lives
AbilityNet is a national charity helping disabled adults and children use computers and the internet by adapting and adjusting their technology. Our special expertise is ensuring that whatever your age, health condition, disability or situation you find exactly the right way to adapt or adjust your ICT to make it easier to use.

AssitIT

Consultancy and Training in Assistive and Inclusive Technology

Force 10co

Assistive Technology Solutions. Suppliers of technology for Independent Living, Education and Employment supporting those with Low Sight, Blind, Hearing and Mobility Impairments. Locals to our showroom are welcome to call in and see our product range. Specialists in Sensory Loss & Hearing Loop systems. Force Ten started trading in 1967, and since 1989 has become a major supplier of Low Vision Aids and Assistive Hearing products for those with visual and hearing impairments.

Humanware

HumanWare products are designed to last, to grow (and in many cases, to go) with the user. Giving them the independence to compete effectively with peers, to feel connected – to be a vital part of the global information age in which we live.

Dyslexic.com

iansyst was founded by Ian Litterick in 1983 to provide good value training and educational software. Since 1994 our core focus has been technology to help people with dyslexia make the most of their abilities. This has widened to include other Assistive Technology.

ShopMobility
Dunfermline

Scooter and powerchair hire for people with mobility problems.  Normaly based at large town shopping centres

ShopMobility
Kirkcaldy

Scooter and powerchair hire for people with mobility problems.  Normaly based at large town shopping centres

ShopMobility
Glenrothes

Scooter and powerchair hire for people with mobility problems.  Normaly based at large town shopping centres

The National
Federation of
Shopmobility
UK
(NFSUK)

Shopmobility Scheme Directory. This link will take you to there webpage containing a map of Shopmobility s Scheme`s in the UK.

The Aidis Trust

The Aidis Trust was founded in 1975 to help disabled people communicate more easily and effectively through technology

Computers For
The Disabled

We have been a Registered Charity for over 13 years and still the only Computer Charity that do what we do and the way we do it. We are unique as a Charity and for 10 long years we have managed to pay the bills and weekly running costs ourselves by using our own DLA, DSS and Mobility money, unlike many other charities where people are paid.  Many times over the last 10 years our Chairman Paul Harris has used his own DLA money to pay CFTD bills so not to let the Charity go under. We have able bodied staff that do a full days work and then find time to help disabled people until the late hours of the night. That's dedication and the most impressive thing about it all is that no one involved with CFTD takes a penny in wages and at times put their own personal money in to pay bills as well. Find another Charity in the UK that does this and you will be searching forever. Yes, we have tried the Lottery commissions 3 times but they say we are not important enough to get a grant.

Independence
at home

What''s it for? Help with adaptations and equipment for people living
with disabilities.

Who can apply? Individuals, their carers or representatives (public
sector/ voluntary)

What is available? Variable

This Fund helps people with a long-term illness or a disability with the
cost of adaptations, equipment or other things to help manage at home.

Individuals should be refered by health or social care professionals
involved with their care.

ricability

ricability

Ricability is a national independent consumer research charity. It publishes free, practical unbiased reports for older/disabled consumers based on thorough professional research.
Ricability carries out a range of research: mystery shopping, user assessments, lab tests, survey research and service evaluations by older and disabled experts.

New guide on Bathing

This fold-out guide aims to help people who have difficulty getting in and out of the bath. It shows what might help - bath boards, bath seats, lifts and hoists and small gadgets and where to go for further advice.

Product assessments

Ricability has independent reports available on: Wheeled walking frames, riser recliner chairs, medicine boxes & dispensers.

Driving and car adaptations

There are free driving reports are available in print and online: Choosing a car, Car Controls, Getting a wheelchair into a car, Getting in and out of a car, There are specific guides: Motoring after amputation, Motoring after brain injury, Motoring after a stroke, Motoring with arthritis, Motoring with cerebral palsy, Motoring with multiple sclerosis and Motoring with restricted growth.

Online electric wheelchair/scooter guide

Ricability electric wheelchair/scooter guide now has data on over 100
wheelchairs/scooters.

The online Ricability guide, funded by the Department of Health and the Motability Tenth Anniversary Trust, takes you through the various features and options available when you are looking to buy an electric wheelchair or scooter. You can search these to obtain a shortlist of electric wheelchairs/scooters to try.

Ricability has independently measured and collected information on some chairs; while information for others has been supplied by manufacturers. This database is a useful starting place to find out about what to consider before buying a chair. There is also useful information about insurance, training, maintenance and where to try before you buy.

Product reviews

www.product-reviews.org.uk is a Ricability website where anyone can read and post reviews about products people they have found easy or difficult to use. Categories include: Around the Home, Bathing and Personal Care, Motoring, Household Appliances, Leisure and Travel, Phones and Alarms, Transport, TVs and Computers, Wheelchairs and Scooters.

Digital TV product testing

Ricability is carrying out an ongoing programme of independent testing of digital TV products: indoor aerials, set-top boxes, digital TVs and digital TV recorders. The results are available free online at www.ricability- digitaltv.org.uk or on audio-cassette/cd.

Ricability contact details

For more information about obtaining copies of Ricability reports or finding out more our research please contact Ricability, Unit G03, The Wenlock Business Centre, 50-52 Wharf Road, London, N1 7EU Tel: 020 7427 2460 Textphone: 020 7427 2468 Email: mail@ricability.org.ukwww.ricability.org.uk

wheelchaircarhire

Wheelchaircarhire T/A Autobility Limited

Provide wheelchair accessible vehicles for hire on a short term basis or medium/long term leasing and contract hire.

Autobility/Wheelchaircarhire have a large fleet of wheelchair accessible vehicles offering a comfortable and flexible solution to allow travel in the wheelchair with additional seating for able bodied passengers and carers. There are a variety of options available and all the necessary safety belting systems are, of course in place. You can also self-drive our hire vehicles on a standard UK driving license.

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Wheelchaircarhire

T/A Autobility Limited
Unit 2 Newburgh Ind. Est.
Cupar Road
Newburgh
Fife
KY14 6HA

Tel: 01337 842444
Fax:01337 842444
www.wheelchaircarhire.co.uk

Email: info@wheelchaircarhire.co.uk

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