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Links to disability organisations

This page gives useful links to disability-related organisations.

Work and education related organisations

  • ANHOPS (Association of National Health Occupational Physicians) - provides occupational health services to NHS employers 
  • Action on Access - the national co-ordination team for widening participation and access to higher education
  • Business Disability Forum – provides members with pragmatic support
  • Disability Law Service - provides free legal advice to those with disabilities and their carers
  • Disability Rights UK - charity run by and for disabled people
  • EmployAbility – opportunities for disabled students and graduates
  • Equality Challenge Unit – advancing equality and diversity in universities and colleges
  • Faculty of Occupational Medicine - professional and educational body for occupational medicine in the UK
  • GOV.UK – government information on disabled people’s rights, benefits, carers and the Equality Act
  • HEOPS (Higher Education Occupational Physicians/Practitioners) - the professional association for all occupational health professionals working in the UK higher education sector
  • National Union of Students – information for disabled students

Health professionals’ groups

Disability and health condition organisations

Digital and assistive technology support