Disabled Members

Disabled Members

This branch has no Disabled Members Officer at the moment – could you do this?

Please contact the branch for further information.

Links to useful sites:

UNISON National Disabled Members section

DisabledGo: http://www.disabledgo.com/

DisabledGo’s mission is to empower hearing impaired, mobility impaired and vision impaired people, all carers, and those who are temporarily incapacitated, elderly and infirm as well as parents with pushchairs by providing detailed access information for public venues from art-galleries to swimming pools, from theatres to zoos.

Government Disability Unit: www.disability.gov.uk

Managed by the Disability Unit in the Department for Work and Pensions. Find out about your rights as a disabled person and learn more about the legislation that exists to help establish fully comprehensive and enforceable civil rights for disabled people.

Ouch: www.bbc.co.uk/ouch/

Ouch is a website from the BBC. Its aim is to reflect the lives of disabled people right here and now in the third millennium.

Your Level Best: www.yourlevelbest.com

Helps visitors with mobility difficulties to find somewhere to go out to eat or drink. Provides information about places to eat and/or drink in the UK that have full disabled access. This means places with a doorway a wheelchair can get through plus the provision of a disabled toilet.

Youreable.com: www.youreable.com/

Youreable is the one-stop Internet site for disabled people, their carers, family and friends. The UK’s biggest disability website includes jobs, discussions, features, chatrooms and advice.