Equal Opportunities

Ability Net

AbilityNet provides free information and advice, individual assessment of technology needs, the supply of assistive technology with free support, a programme of awareness education, and consultancy for employers on system and workstation adaptations and web accessibility.

Accessible Web Search Engine

This is Google's accessible web search version of their main search engine designed to list the sites more accessible for the visually impaired.

Action on Hearing Loss

Action on Hearing Loss is the new name for RNID. We’re working for a world where hearing loss doesn’t limit or label people, where tinnitus is silenced and where people value and look after their hearing.

Black Training and Enterprise Group

BTEG is a high profile national organisation working to improve opportunities in black* communities.

British Dyslexia Association (BDA)

Information and advice about dyslexia, including information about where to get assessments done.


Browsealoud is a subscription-based solution to speech enable website content. It is unique in its delivery concept. The software is free to download and the information service provider pays an annual charge to speech enable their web site. Browsealoud enabling your web site will assist in the navigation of your site for the following sections of the population: Low literacy and reading skills; Where English is not the first language; Dyslexic Community; Mild visual impairment.

Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion

Independent, not-for-profit organisation working with Government, the voluntary sector, business and trade unions. Inclusion promotes social justice and tackles disadvantage

Choices and Rights Disability Coalition

Choices and Rights is an organisation for disabled people in the Kingston upon Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area. They are 100% run and controlled by disabled people. Their main aims are to promote the independence and inclusion of all disabled people in society; to Identify and pro-actively challenge the discrimination faced by disabled people; to encourage disabled people to work together to achieve change locally.

Deaf Plus

Provides information, advice, support and training to deaf people.

Deafblind UK

Deafblind UK offers comprehensive services to deafblind people, their support assistants and other professionals. These include training in communication and rehabilitation skills; a free 24 hour helpline; a regional network of staff and volunteers; a varied leisure programme and a range of publications in different reading formats.


Network of disability information and advice lines. The national office can give details of the nearest local service. They can give advice on issues such as welfare benefits, community care, equipment, independent living and transport.


Information on the Disability Discrimination Act and Disability Rights Commission

Disability Resource Team (DRT)

Provides information and advice, consultancy and training to individuals and organisations.

Disability Rights UK

Disability Rights UK has been formed through a unification of Disability Alliance, Radar and National Centre for Independent Living on 1 January 2012. We aim to be the largest national pan-disability organisation led by disabled people.


DisabledGo provides free detailed access information for disabled people across the UK. We believe that society disables people by not making goods and services accessible to all. Our detailed access information will empower you to judge for your self which hotels, cinemas, restaurants, solicitor's offices, pubs, train stations, all kinds of shops and services- are accessible to you.

DotComUnity (East Riding)

A not for profit Social Enterprise providing a one stop online resource and directory for finding out about community services, care information and social interactivity for adults and children with a learning or physical disability within YOUR local community.

DotComUnity (Lincolnshire)

A not for profit Social Enterprise providing a one stop online resource and directory for finding out about community services, care information and social interactivity for adults and children with a learning or physical disability within YOUR local community.

Dyscalculia Site

Web site giving information about dyscalculia.

Dyslexia Action

Psychological assessments and tuition support for people with specific learning difficulties in institutes around the country.

Dyspraxia Foundation

Offers information, help and training for dyspraxia.

Eb Access Centre - RNIB

Our Web Access Centre pages offer information and advice on making your website accessible to everyone. Although you're on RNIB's website, we'd like to flag up from the start that web accessibility is a pan-disability subject.

Equality and Human Rights Commission

The new Equality and Human Rights Commission incorporates the roles previously carried out by Equal Opportunities Commission, the Commission for Racial Equality, and the Disability Rights Commission. It is working to eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality, protect human rights and to build good relations, ensuring that everyone has a fair chance to participate in society.

Foundation for People with Learning Difficulties

News and events on learning disability issues and on topics such as advocacy, accommodation and employment

Hearing Direct

We provide aids and alerting devices ‪for the deaf and hard of hearing covering a wide range of hearing loss. Our site also features an informative blog full of information for the hearing impaired

Hull Ethnic Minorities Community Centre

Hull Ethnic Minorities Community Centre plays an important role in improving the quality of people''s lives in disadvantaged areas of Hull and enables students to integrate better into British Society. We have been delivering ESOL, Citizenship and Driving Theory Test tuition successfully since September 2006. We work with many other organisations to help deliver training, information and advice.

Limbless Association

Charities consortium of users of disability equipment


Working with people with learning disability to fight discrimination and ensure that their rights are recognised and they they are respected as individuals

Mental Health Foundation

Undertake research into issues around mental health and learning disabilities. Publish 'mental illness: The Fundamental Facts' and other booklets.


The leading mental health charity in England and Wales

My Computer - My Way

Do you need help in making your computer easier to use? Let's look at the many ways you can make your keyboard and mouse, Windows, the internet and your favourite applications suit you and your needs.

My Web - My Way

Do you need help in making the web easier to use? This site explains the many ways you can change your browser, computer, keyboard and mouse settings to make the web more accessible for you.

Refugee Access

This website aims to provide a single gateway to information about services and rights for asylum seekers and refugees in Yorkshire and the Humber.

Royal National Institute for the Blind

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is the leading charity offering information, support and advice to almost two million people with sight loss.

Signature - Excellence in Communication with Deaf People

Signature promotes excellence in communication with deaf and deafblind people so our vision of a society in which deaf people have full access can become a reality. We encourage greater understanding of deaf and deafblind people and the languages and communication methods they use.

Skill: National Bureau for Students With Disabilities

Skill is a national charity promoting opportunities for young people and adults with any kind of disability in post-16 education, training and employment across the UK.

Symbol World

SymbolWorld is a website dedicated to people who use symbols. It has material for all ages and includes personal contributions, stories and learning materials. eLive is an on-line magazine within SymbolWorld especially for older readers. SymbolWorld is designed to have clear easy navigation with large buttons for any links.


Information for further and higher education institutions about specialist equipment, including a database of suppliers.

United kingdom Disabled People's Council

We were first established in 1981 as the British Council of Disabled People, to be the umbrella body for disabled people’s organisations across the United Kingdom.

W3C - Web Accessibility Initiative

The World Wide Web Consortium promotes a high degree of usability for people with disabilities

w3c Quality Assurance Tools

This page offers links to Validation tools for HTML (and its variants), CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and LInks. The first two of which help you check Web pages for accessibility.

Yorkshire and Humber Regional Migration Partnership

The Regional Migration Partnership is a regional organisation which works with national, regional and local government to ensure that the Yorkshire and Humber region can deal with, and benefit from, migration. We work with agencies across the statutory, voluntary, community and private sectors to help support the delivery of high quality services to migrants in a way that benefits everyone living in the region.


Internet resource for disabled people: latest news, events, gossip and a book store


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