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The Accessible Property Register
'The Accessible Property Register website specialises in promoting accessible and adapted residential property for sale and rent. Property is advertised across the UK and the website is entirely free of charge to members of the public. For those with property to sell, adverts can be placed directly onto the APR website, or we can recommend an approved local estate agent from our network.

a UK charity that provides practical help to people who have been paralysed by spinal cord injury. Their core services, including Aspire Housing, Assistive Technology, Independent Living Advice and Aspire Grants, support hundreds of people every year in their return to independence.

Back Up
a UK charity that has helped thousands of people of all ages and backgrounds rebuild their confidence and independence after paralysis. Their wheelchair skills training, mentoring service and rehabilitative activity courses are all run by people affected by spinal cord injury themselves. They also support people to overcome the challenges of returning to work or school.

The Complete Group
enable people with severe disabilities to live an independent life within the community by providing them with the highest quality services that fully meet the needs of their chosen lifestyle

Welcome to DIAL UK, a national organisation for a network of approximately 120 local Disability Information and Advice Line services (DIALs) run by and for disabled people. Last year DIALs helped over a quarter of a million disabled people. DIAL information and advice services are based throughout the UK and provide information and advice to disabled people and others on all aspects of living with a disability

A UK public interest website focused on planning the finance and care of the elderly and the disabled

Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People
Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People (GMCDP) was established in 1985 and is an organisation of disabled people; that is, run and controlled by disabled people.GMCDP aims to: promote the independence and integration of disabled people in society; identify and challenge the discrimination faced by disabled people in society today; and encourage and support the self-organisation of disabled people.

Independent Living Alternatives
ILA aims to enable people who need personal assistance, to be able to live independently in the community and take full control of their lives and thereby have individuality and spontaneity.

List of Charities that Help to get Powerchairs in the UK- Provided by the Research Institute for Consumer Affairs. 

Skill: National Bureau for Students with Disabilities
Promoting equality in education, training and employment for disabled people

Spinal Injuries Association
We are the national organisation of spinal cord injured people. We represent all of their interests, regardless of how the impairment occurred, or whether paralysis is full or partial. We support all those who are affected by spinal cord injury, including the family and friends of the individual. We promote and encourage spinal cord injured people to fully participate in society by taking back control of their lives.

Spinal Research
the UK's leading charity funding groundbreaking medical research around the world to develop reliable treatments for paralysis caused by a broken back or neck. Our vision is a world where spinal cord injury no longer means a lifetime of paralysis.

United Kingdom Spine Societies Board (UKSSB)
The object of UKSSB is to promote the development of treatment of spinal disorders through education, study and research for the benefit of the public and the United Kingdom.
SCI Rehabilitation Facilities
The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore
The Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital
Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injuries Unit
Golden Jubilee Spinal Injuries Centre, South Tees Hospitals
Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre
Princess Royal Spinal Injuries Unit
National Spinal Injuries Centre, Stoke Mandeville Hospital
Yorkshire Regional Spinal Unit

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