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Disability

Discover more about local services and support for disabled people. If you have a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ negative effect on your ability to do normal daily activities you are classed as disabled. Find out more about your rights.

All disability organisations

Better Days

Better Days is a user-led organisation of adults with learning disabilities who aim to bring down barriers that people with learning disabilities have to face when getting out and about in the North East.

Beyond Words

Beyond Words is a charity that provides books and training to support people who find pictures easier to understand than words.

BLISS=Ability

BLISS=Ability is an initial information source for disabled people, their families and carers. We provide a single point of call to assist people who…

Blue Badge Scheme

Information about the Blue Badge scheme and disabled parking spaces in Newcastle.

British Blind Sport

They aim to give blind and partially sighted people the opportunity to participate in a range of sports.

British Lung Foundation

British Lung Foundation support people with a lung condition and campaign for improved research and treatments.

British Red Cross

Provides first aid training, emergency carers support, mobility aids, hospital transport support for refugees and more.

British Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists

Register of counsellors and guidelines for depression, anxiety, schizophrenia.

British Wireless for the Blind Fund

The British Wireless for the Blind Fund are a registered charity who provide high quality, easy to use audio equipment which has been specially…

BrowseAloud

A tool available to read web pages out loud to make websites more accessible for people with visual impairments, learning disabilities and people who speak English as a second language.