Useful networks and further information
www.abilitynet.org.uk: a national charity helping disabled adults and children use computers and the internet by adapting and adjusting their technology. A useful starting place for guidance on improving website accessibility.
www.accessinlondon.org: published in 2003, this is a comprehensive guide with useful information about accommodation, travel and access to major sites and attractions across the captial.
http://www.artsline.org.uk: information service for arts, leisure and enterrtainment with details on facilities available at a number of venues across the UK.
Federation of Scottish Theatres Access Guide: developed during the Access Scottish Theatre pilot, funded by Scottish Arts Council, 2007 – 2010. This resource provides some useful guidance for the planning and delivery of assisted performances.
www.ndcs.org.uk National charity for deaf children and young people.
http://www.parkingforbluebadges.com Comprehensive parking and interactive bus information for Blue Badge disabled drivers travelling around London.
www.rnib.org.uk National charity for Visually Impaired People.
www.actionhearingloss.org.uk National charity for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People.
www.shapearts.org.uk Disability led arts organisation which runs Shape Tickets, an accessible booking service.
www.tourismforall.org.uk Information on accessible accommodation, tourism advice and special offers on hotels.
UK Access Network or UKAN – online forum for venue access co-ordinators, runs e-news group and meets for conferences.