Information & Support

Disabled Parents Network selected reports and guidance – A collection of links to documents published by other organisations which provide useful information for disabled parents and the professionals supporting them.

Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood International – National (UK) network of and for disabled people who are parents or who hope to become parents, and their families, friends and supporters.

Disability Law Service – DLS prides itself on providing a quality service in areas of public and social welfare law, and hopes to demystify the legal system by giving concise and timely legal advice and information.

Family Rights Group – Offers advice & information.

National Family & Parenting Institute – Works with the Joseph Rountree Foundation and the University of Leicester on a study of good practice in supporting disabled parents.

Information for and about parents with learning disabilities – from the Norah Fry Research Centre, Bristol University.

CHANGE – Has two parenting projects which involve parents with learning disabilities.

Deaf Parenting Project – Provides support to deaf parents in the UK.

RNIB – Information resources for blind or partially sighted parents.
 

Equipment & Services

Able2Wear Wheelchair Clothing – Able2wear supplies specialised wheelchair clothing and accessories and have a unique collection of garments that ranges from waterproofs to underwear.  They can also make something unique to suit your particular needs. [sponsored link]

Able 2 Travel – Specialist insurers offering an insurance service for travellers over 65 or with a pre-existing medical condition. [sponsored link]

Allied Mobility – Allied Mobility is the leading wheelchair accessible vehicles specialist for the UK and Ireland. They supply a wide range of wheelchair car, MPV and minibus models and can offer free wheelchair accessible vehicle home demonstrations. [sponsored link]

Barrier Components – Add security and reliability to your home with gate locks and other products from Barrier Components. [sponsored link]

BIME Designability – Bath Institute of Medical Engineering have a developed prototype for a baby carrier that will attach to the front wheelchair carrier.

DEMAND – Design & Manufacture For Disability. Design and manufacture one-off pieces of equipment.

Lookinglass.org – A website for disabled parents living in the USA.

Mobility Superstore – The Mobility Superstore is an online store with 6,000 products designed to enable independent living, including Bathing & Showering, Toileting, Personal Care, Beds & Chairs, Comfort, Health & Leisure and Around the Home & Kitchen. [sponsored link]

Ramp People – The Ramp People disabled ramps and wheelchair ramps are among the UK’s best-selling disabled ramp and are used extensively in the NHS and the healthcare and nursing home industries.  The Ramp People offer a 10% discount to all DPN Members. Click here to find out more. [sponsored link]

REMAP – Technical Engineering for disabled people – Can adapt mainstream equipment free of charge.

Ricability– Produces various guides for Disabled Parents.
 

Disclaimer

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