The main student finance package includes a: Tuition Fee Loan Maintenance Loan - full-time students only Maintenance Grant or Special Support Grant - full-time students only You may also get extra help if you are: on a low income have dependents disabled medical, social work…
Direct payments are offered to individuals as a way of arranging short break/respite services for disabled children, young people, and their families. A person with parental responsibility for a disabled child is given money to pay for the service instead of the local council arranging…
Disability Rights UK works to create a society where everyone with lived experience of disability or health conditions can participate equally as full citizens.Disability Rights UK is led, run and controlled by disabled people, with disabled people making up at least three-quarters of its board…
Telephone:
0207 250 8181
E-mail:
enquiries@disabilityrightsuk.org
Website:
disabilityrightsuk.org
The Blue Badge scheme provides a range of parking benefits for disabled people with severe walking difficulties who travel either as drivers or as passengers. For details about current eligibility criteria visit the LBC webpages.  For adults there are a range of qualifying criteria including…
We're Scope, the disability equality charity in England and Wales. We provide practical advice and emotional support whenever people need them most. We do this through our helpline, our online community, a range of employment and child sleep services, community engagement programmes, and more. 
Telephone:
0808 800 3333
E-mail:
helpline@scope.org.uk
Website:
www.scope.org.uk
The Disability Resource Centre is an independent organisation and a registered charity that has disabled people at the centre of its decision-making. The Disability Resource Centre provides independent information and advice to people with disabilities, their families, carers and fellow professionals. Our Centre acts as…
Telephone:
01582 470900
E-mail:
hlw@drcbeds.org.uk
Website:
https://www.drcbeds.org.uk/
As a higher education student living in England, you can apply for a Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) if you have a: disability long-term health condition mental health condition specific learning difficulty like dyslexia You must also: be an undergraduate or postgraduate student (including Open University…
The main student finance package includes a: Tuition Fee Loan Maintenance Loan - full-time students only Maintenance Grant or Special Support Grant - full-time students only However, if you have a disability, long-term health condition, mental health condition or specific learning difficulty (eg dyslexia) you…
Disability Information and Advice Line (DIAL) services are run for and by disabled people. Every year, DIALs support around half a million disabled people. DIAL information and advice services are based throughout England and Wales. They provide information and advice to disabled people and others…
Telephone:
0808 800 3333
E-mail:
helpline@scope.org.uk
Website:
https://www.scope.org.uk/
Power of Attorney A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal document that lets you (the ‘donor’) appoint one or more people (known as ‘attorneys’) to help you make decisions or make decisions on your behalf. This gives you more control over what happens…