General Information Links

General links
Euan Guide (Reviews by disabled people and their families and friends)
Direct Gov (“public services all in one place”)
The Scottish Government
The Scottish Parliament
Equality & Human Rights Commission (Replaces the Disability Rights Commission)
Government Equalities Office (Equality strategy & Legislation. Equality Bill)
The Independent Living Fund (national financial support resource)
The Cinemas Exhibitors Association Card (concessionary cinema tickets)
SpinalCordInjury.co.uk (Spinal site by Stewarts Law LLP)
Apparelyzed (General SCI site and excellent SCI forum)
Spinal Injury Network (Comprehensive SCI web resource & forum)
Ableize – has disability and mobility covered
TetraplegicLiving.com (Tetraplegic angler’s website)
BBC Ouch! (BBC’s excellent disabilty site)
Wheelchair Woodturners & Woodworkers (Ike Curran’s site)
Citizens Advice Bureau (Their online advice page)
DDA (Disability Discimination Act 1995 on the OPSI site)
Disability Now
Hearts and Balls (Charity focussing on Rugby injuries)
Elizabeth Finn Care (Providing assisstance to those below the poverty line)
Ricability (Consumer research and reviews for disabled people)
Changing Places (campaigning for better equipped adapted toilets)
Disabled United (disabled social network & info)
Disability Information Scotland (Scottish disability information service)
Disability Horizons (A disability lifestyle magazine & podcast)

Access, Parking and Transport.
Accessible Scotland (Visit Scotland’s disabled section)
DisabledGo (UK & International access information service)
Access at Last (accessible accomodation service)
Good Access Glasgow
Scottish Outdoor Access Code (includes a brief section on disabled access)
Visit Scotland (official site of Scottish Tourist Information)
Disabled Persons Railcard (1/3 off rail travel)
National Entitlement Card (Free bus & coach travel throughout Scotland)
The Good Access Guide
The Centre for Accessible Environments (Charity focussed on inclusive design)
Public Information Exchange (sells blue badge holders, radar toilet maps etc)
The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain (Free to Blue Badge holders)
Flying with Disability

Care Companies
Spinal Homecare Services (Care agency for those with SCI)
Origin (Care agency specialising in those with SCI)Therapy and Medical
NHS Scotland (Scotland’s health on the web)
NHS National Patient Safety Agency
NICE (the National Institute for health and Clinical Excellence)
Phoenix Care & Therapy
The Outside Clinic (a home-visiting optician)
The Carers Trust (Support services for carers)
My Condition My Life (self management website)
Counselling Directory (find a counsellor near you)
Shared Care Scotland (Short breaks and respite care in Scotland)
Therapy Directory UK (a section featuring physiotherapy treatments)
The Good Care Group(24 hour live in care at home on permanent or respite basis across the UK)
The Scottish Nursing Guild(Provides quality nurses and carers across the country into the public and private sector)

Forums
Apparelyzed (General SCI site and excellent SCI forum)
Spinal Injury Network (Comprehensive SCI web resource & forum)

Housing
The Accessible Property Register
Ownership Options (homeownership issues affecting disabled people in Scotland)

Legal Services
Digby Brown (Personal injury lawyers and welfare advice)

Financial / Insurance
Freedom Insurance (travel insurance for pre-existing conditions)
Chartwell Insurance (various insurance products)
Fish Insurance (various products inc. wheelchair insurance)
Livability Insurance Services (Orbis travel insurance for the disabled)
MRL Insurance (travel insurance for pre-existing conditions)
Enroute insurance (car & travel insurance for the disabled)
The Insurance Surgery (life and travel insurance for pre-existing conditions)
Orbis Insurance (travel and life insurance for pre-existing conditions)

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