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No matter the disability, there are groups on hand, ready and willing to give advice and guidance to those who want information.

Council Social Services

If you have a physical disability, mental health issue and are finding it difficult to cope or look after yourself, your Council's social services department may be able to assist you.

Bexley Care Trust - physical and sensory disabilities
Greenwich

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Greenwich Association of Disabled Groups

Greenwich Association of Disabled people (GAD) support a number of user-led groups of Disabled People. These include: Disabled Parents' Group, Personal Assistant(s) Users' Group, Volunteers' Support Group, Women's Group and a Young People's Group.

For more information about their groups, or if you have a group you would like to start, contact Susan Baylis, Information Service Worker, E: info@gad.org.uk

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National Organisations

Disability Rights UK - the disability network of national organisations.

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The Disability Discrimination Act
The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) defines a disabled person as someone who has a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.
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Employment & Training

Various companies can help you gain training and employment support because of a disability…

Building Futures
The Governments official website

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Latest Disability News

Keep up to date with all the latest news, rights and a whole lot more with these fantastic websites.

BBC Ouch! Disability magazine - news, opinions, features and humour
Government disability page
Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation

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Your Rights
Find out about disabled peoples rights in every day life, including access to every day services, employment, health, education, mental health and motoring and transport.
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Carers

Carers' are unsung hero's who look after others with disabilities and special needs but who do carers' turn to when they need help and advice?

Carers' Support Bexley
Carers' Support Greenwich

Carers UK - the voice of carers. A national support group

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