Useful Links & Helpful Info For Disabled Drivers
BLUE BADGE APPLICATION
You can check your eligibilty and apply for a disabled parking permit on the Direct Gov Website
Beware of scam websites charging £49.00 to apply for the blue badge instead of the standard application price which is £10 in England, £20 in Scotland, £2 in NI and free of charge in Wales.
BRIDGES AND TOLLS
Read about medical conditions, disabilities and concessions on the gov.uk website
Information about blue badge exemption from the Severn Brige toll
Information about blue badge exemption from the M6 toll
Information about exemptions from Dartford crossing charges
Information about Humber Bridge toll concessions
Discounts and exemptions from London congestion charge for blue badge holders
BLUE BADGE REFORM
Information about government reforms to the blue badge permit
FREE online listings with detailed accessibility descriptions of hotels, guest houses, cottages, villas and apartments in the UK and abroad:
ENTERTAINMENT AND TRAVEL
The CEA Card is a national card scheme developed for UK cinemas, which ensures that participating cinemas make reasonable adjustments for disabled guests when they go to the cinema; in particular it ensures a complimentary ticket for someone to go with them.
Find a cinema where the CEA scheme is operating
Information about the Arts Council Disability Equality Scheme
Get 1/3 off rail travel for yourself and any person accompanying you with a Disabled Person's Railcard
Further information on rail travel
This website was set up to help you to plan the best holidays in the UK suitable for your needs. Limitless Travel remove the hassle, the stress and the worry.
WORKING TAX CREDIT
Disabled Go is one of the UK’s leading provider's of online access guides for a huge range of places of interest.
SPINALpedia are a community affected by paralysis collaborating with videos & experiences to adapt to life with altered mobility.
Surrey Disabled People's Partnership is an organisation of disabled people for disabled people who provide a range of services including advocacy.
IM Spinal Injury offers news, info and expertise from the specialist spinal cord injury team. Definitely worth a follow.
All Inclusive advise organisation’s on how to comply with DDA, and training staff on what issues face the disabled in the workplace.
Transport for All are an organisation of disabled and older people that campaigns for accessible transport In London.
The National Careline is a non-profit organisation offering information about care and support for older people, their carers and their families.
Out & About & Away are a domiciliary care agency that arranges individualised trips/holidays and home care for adults with disabilities and children with special needs.
Mobility Products 4 U are a Caring site that offers help, advice and service and the supply of mobility products and allied items
Inclusion Scotland are a consortium of organisations of disabled people & disabled individuals in Scotland.
The Wheelchair Dance Sport Association (UK) is the National Governing Body for Wheelchair Dance Sport and Wheelchair Dancing within the UK.
Dancing Giraffe is a website providing accessible information for disabled people.
NMC Midlands is a charity set up to offer support to people with muscular dystrophy and other muscle wasting diseases in the Midlands region.