Cognitive Web Accessibility: England Web Sites Designed for People with Intellectual Disabilities

These Web sites, of organizations located in England, intend to be accessible to people with intellectual disabilities.

  • Working with Words
    "Working with Words makes information easy for people with learning difficulties and people with low literacy."
  • Advance
    "Advance is a group of charitable organisations providing housing, support and employment services to meet the needs of people in the community who have either a learning disability or a mental health problem. Advance started in 1974 with its main offices located in Witney, West Oxfordshire, where we remain today."
  • My Life My Choice
    "We are a self-advocacy organisation run by and for people with learning difficulties in Oxfordshire.
  • West Berkshire Advocacy (WEBCAS)
    "... a charity with offices in Wokingham and Newbury, which promotes independent advocacy services for adults with learning disabilities and multiple disabilities within the unitary authority areas of West Berkshire, Reading Borough and Wokingham District."
  • BATIAS Independent Advocacy Service
    "BATIAS Independent Advocacy Service supports adults (18+) with a learning disability to make informed choices, to speak out and get their wishes heard." ... "BATIAS is a voluntary organisation in Essex, which started in 1994 to provide advocacy services to people living in Basildon and Thurrock. Since then, our service has expanded, to support people who live in Brentwood, Southend, Castle Point and Rochford."
  • Skillnet Group
    "Skillnet Group Community Interest Company is a social enterprise (not-for-profit organisation) working mainly with people with learning difficulties." ... "Our mission is to support people with learning difficulties to speak up, make choices, be heard and taken seriously."
  • SpeakingUp
    "Speaking Up provides advocacy services, self advocacy based projects and resources for people with learning difficulties, mental health issues and physical disabilities."
  • Heart n Soul
    "Led by artists with learning disabilities ..." Heart n Soul "... is one of the UK's leading arts organisations. We use our original work to touch and change people's lives. We do this by giving a voice to learning disability culture and putting it at our heart."
  • Central England People First
    "We are run and controlled by people with learning difficulties. We work to improve the lives of all people with learning difficulties. We have learning difficulties."
  • National Forum for People with Learning Disabilities
    "The National Forum works with the Learning Disability Programme Board and has the job of telling the Government how Valuing People is working for people with learning difficulties"
  • Advocate 4 Health
    "We are a group of adults with a learning disability. Some of us prefer to say we have a learning difficulty. Our group is called Advocate 4 Health." ... "We want other people to be healthy. We want everyone to use this website. We want to share ideas!"

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