As part of our mission to make the lives of the disabled community of Aberdeen a bit easier we’ll often suggest folk get in touch with other groups who might be able to offer specialist knowledge, support or activities.
This is a very short list of just a few of the fantastic groups offering services to people in Aberdeen. Follow the links to find out more about each group.
Shop Mobility: Help with mobility equipment, including mobility scooters, powered and manual wheelchairs and, walking aids.
Motability: Helping people use their mobility allowance to lease suitable cars, scooters or powered wheelchairs.
North East Sensory Services: Specialist services and support for those with serious sight or hearing loss.
Scottish Disability Equality Forum: A membership group who work alongside many groups all over Scotland to help influence Scottish Government policy with the aim of removing barriers and promoting equality.
The Aberdeen Law Project: Offer an extensive range of outreach programmes across Scotland with an eye towards enabling the community with the skills and knowledge to identify, avoid or address legal issues before a dispute can occur. They also offer a research clinic which aids local charities and groups with any legal research they may require.
Aberdeen Airport Guide : Disabled Facilities: A great resource for anyone travelling to or from Aberdeen Airport. The site also contains links to information about disability friendly facilities in other airports around the country.
Accessible Accommodation: A fantastic blog, written by a local guy, which reviews just how accessible hotels are and is packed with hand travel advice. This is an incredibly valuable resource for the disabled traveller.
Stair lift Review’s 100 Best Disability Blogs: A huge list of who’s who in the world of disability blogging. There are sites linked from here that cover all kinds of disability issues.
If you are involved with any other groups that you think might be able to offer help, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the office.