Disability Groups

Please use the following links to access information from that organisation's website, Cheshire East Council does not endorse or accept any responsibility for these external sites.

Aiding Mobility -
Help for the disabled driver and information for disabled persons.

British Cycling - Disability Cycling -
has a wealth of information on Paralympics, events, hand cycles, newsletters and articles.

Can Be Done -
has an array of accessible tours and holidays for everyone.

Disabled Access Holidays
 Travel Agency specialising in arranging holidays for disabled people. Offers accessible rooms at hotels; arrange adapted transfers and assistance with airlines.

Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) -
are the leading UK disability charity providing advice and information on equipment (Assistive Technologies) for independent living. They provide completely impartial advice and information free.

Good Access Guide -
is "the online guide to life, leisure and mobility", a unique directory of accessible leisure pursuits, holidays and travel, transport, mobility products and daily living services for disabled people, their families and friends.

Institute on Independent Living -
promote the opportunities of persons with disabilities to gain more personal and political power, self-determination, full participation and equality through information, training materials, consultancy and technical assistance. The institute works in cooperation with other organisations which support these aims at local, national and international level, including self help groups in developing countries.

IRIS Vision Resource Centre -
are a registered charity based in Crewe, they offer practical help, support and information for people with poor sight.

Mobility Equipment Direct -
A specialist mobility equipment hire service covering all major world destinations offering mobility scooters, wheelchairs and a whole host of mobility and healthcare products essential for making your holiday abroad complete. Our site provides details of their delivery services and product  information, contacts and prices.

Mobility Roadshow -
is the worlds largest outdoor mobility event, the motor show for disabled people. The Mobility Roadshow aims to give anyone with a mobility problem - drivers, passengers, adults or children - the chance to see what is available, to help solve that problem and most importantly to try out and evaluate the options in a 'no pressure' environment.

Motability Scheme -
was established to provide disabled people with safe, reliable and affordable cars. Cars account for 99% of the Scheme's activities, with powered wheelchairs and scooters making up the balance.

Queen Elizabeth's Foundation -
promotes equality for disabled people. Their aim is to encourage and enable people with disabilities to increase their independence and mobility and improve their life skills.

Riding for the Disabled Association -
help provide disabled people with the opportunity to ride and/or carriage-drive to benefit their health and wellbeing.

Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation (RADAR) -
was formed in 1977. It now has nearly 700 members including individuals, organisations of and for disabled people, corporate and public sector organisations. Although they work with organisations of all types, RADAR is itself an organisation of disabled people.

Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB) -
are the UK's leading charity offering information, support and advice to over two million people with sight problems.

Action on Hearing Loss -
have a vision of a world where deafness and hearing loss are not barriers to opportunity and fulfilment. They are the largest charity representing the 9 million deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK.