Organisations to contact

These organisations can help if you need more advice or help with using a computer.

Learning Disability Wales can help with making information easier to understand for people with a learning disability.

Phone 029 2068 1160

Click here to visit Learning Disability Wales’ website

 

Leonard Cheshire Disability support thousands of people with physical and learning disabilities.

Click here to go to Leonard Cheshire Disability’s website.

Easy Read Health Wales is a website where you can find lots of easy read information about health and well-being. Easy Read Health Wales is in English and Welsh.

Click here to go to the Easy Read Health Wales website.

Communication Matters help people who find speaking and communicating very difficult.

Phone 0845 456 8211

Click here to visit Communication Matters website

Dobson’s Choice is the world’s first search engine for people with a learning disability. This means it makes it easier for you to find websites that are accessible and interesting.

Click here to go to the Dobson’s Choice website.

SIP – Symbols Inclusion Project uses symbols in learning so children can take part in education.

Click here to visit SIP – Symbols Inclusion Project website

Wales Dyslexia helps people in Wales who have dyslexia.

Phone 0808 1800 110

Click here to visit Wales Dyslexia website

Safer Net is a very good website for people with a learning disability, and those who support them. The website has lots of tips about:

  • staying safe when using the internet
  • what online abuse is, and what to do if it happens to you
  • confusing words, like ‘spam’ and ‘computer virus’

Click here to go to the Safer Net website.

The Aidis Trust is a charity that offers free advice and training for disabled people who want to use technology.

Phone 0808 800 0009

Click here to visit The Aidis Trust’s website

Adapt-IT provides assistive technology and computer aids, both equipment and software. They also give help and advice to disabled people.

Phone 020 8736 0542

Click here to visit Adapt-IT’s website