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Specialist Agencies (Specific Disabilities) 

The following listing does not aim to be comprehensive. There are very many agencies providing a wide range of help and information, and many of the sites listed carry links to other useful sites. 

Autism 
 
National Autistic Society
Address: 393 City Road, London, EC1V 1NG
Telephone: 020 7833 2299
Helpline: 0870 600 8585
E-mail: nas@nas.org.uk
Web site: http://www.oneworld.org/autism_uk/
Advice and information on a range of issues.

 
Prospects Scotland (Employment Consultancy for people with autism and Asperger syndrome)
Address: Central Chambers, 1st Floor, 109 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6LL
Telephone: 0141 248 1725
Prospects works in partnership with the Employers Forum on Disability, to find real job opportunities for real wages. 

Cerebral Palsy
 
Scope - Employment Services
Address: Sterling House, 10B Harding Way, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE17 4WR
Telephone: 01480 309 615
Helpline: 0808 800 3333
E-mail: cphelpline@scope.org.uk
Web site: http://www.scope.org.uk
Offers employment related help, information and advice.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing
 
Royal Association of Deaf People (RAD)
Address: Walsingham Road, Colchester, Essex COL? 7BP 
Telephone: 020 7622 4969
E-mail: RAD.London@Virgin.net
Web site: http://www.royaldeaf.org.uk
Information on a range of topics including employment, and current vacancies. 

 
Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)
Address: 19-23 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8SL
Telephone: 020 7296 8000
Helpline: 0808 808 0123
E-mail: helpline@rnid.org.uk
Web site: http://www.rnid.org.uk
Advice and information on a range of issues including employment matters. 

Dyslexia
 
British Dyslexia Association
Address: 98 London Rd, READING RG1 5AU
Helpline: 0118 966 8271
E-mail: info@dyslexiahelp-bda.demon.co.uk
Web site: http://www.bda-dyslexia.org.uk/ 

 
Adult Dyslexia Organisation
Address: 336 Brixton Road, London SW9 7AA 
Telephone: 020 7924 9559
E-mail: dyslexia.hq@dial.pipex.com
Web site: http://www.futurenet.co.uk/charity/ado
Information and advice on range of issues including employment matters. 

Epilepsy
 
National Society for Epilepsy
Address: Chesham Lane, Chalfont St Peter, Bucks, SL9 0RJ
Telephone: 01494 601 300
Helpline: 01494 601 400
Web site: http://www.epilepsynse.org.uk
Help, advice and information on a range of issues including employment matters. 

Head Injuries
 
Headway National Head Injuries Association
Address: 4 King Edward Court, King Edward Street, Nottingham NG1 1EW
Telephone: 0115 924 0800
E-mail: information@headway.org.uk
Web site: http://www.headway@org.uk
Advice and information on range of issues including employment matters.

ME
 
ME Association
Address: 4 Corringham Road, Stanford-le-hope, Essex SS17 0AH
Telephone: 01375 642 466 
E-mail: enquiries@meassociation.org.uk
Web site: http://www.meassociation.org.uk 
Information and advice on a range of issues including employment matters.

Mental Health
 
Mind
Address: 15 Broadway, London E15 4BQ
Telephone: 020 8522 1728
E-mail: contact@mind.org.uk 
Web site: http://www.mind.org.uk
Information and advice on a range of issues including employment matters.

Multiple Sclerosis
 
Multiple Sclerosis Society
Address: The MS National Centre, 372 Edgware Road, London NW2 6ND
Telephone: 020 84380700
Helpline: 0808 800 8000
E-mail: info@mssociety.org.uk
Web site: http://www.mssociety.org.uk
Information and advice, including publications, on a range of issues including employment matters.

Spina Bifida 
 
Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus
Address: 42 Park Road, Peterborough PE1 2UQ
Telephone: 01733 555 988
E-mail: postmaster@asbah.demon.co.uk
Web site: http://www.asbah.org
Advice and information, including employment related issues. 

Visual Impairment
 
RNIB
Address: (Headquarters) 224 Great Portland Street, LondonW1N 6AA 
Telephone: 0207 388 1266
General information, advice, training and employment services, including a regular vacancy list.
RNIB (Scotland)  
Address: RNIB Employment & Student Support Network Scotland, Dunedin House, 25 Ravelston Terrace, Edinburgh EH4 3TP
Information line: 0800 389 7568
Web site for employers and job seekers:
  http://www.rnib.org.uk/ew
Main web site http://www.rnib.org.uk/
 
 
Action for Blind People 
Address: 14-16 Verney Road, London SE1 7LL
Telephone: 020 7732 8771
Web site: http://www.demon.co.uk/afbp
Work preparation service, accessed through Job Centres
 
Blind in Business
Address: Wingate Annexe, St Alphage House, 2 Fore Street, London EC2Y 5DA
Telephone: 020 7588 1885
E-mail: rp@blindin business.demon.co.uk
Providing advice and support and creating job opportunities for visually impaired graduates.
 
Glasgow & West of Scotland Society for the Blind 
Address: 2 Queens Crescent, Glasgow G4 9BW
Telephone: 0141 332 4632
Web site: http://www.gwssb.demon.co.uk
Information and advice on a range of issues, including training and consultancy for assistive technology. 
 
Association of Blind & Partially Sighted Teachers & Students 
Address: BM Box 6727, London WC1N 3XX
Web site: http://www.abapstas.freeservers.com/main.htm
Provides advice and information.

 
 
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