Useful Links 

Useful Links

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Dyslexia & SpLDs
Deaf & Hearing Impaired
Blind & Visually Impaired
Mental Health & Wellbeing
Medical Conditions
Physical Disabilities
Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Employment
Accessibility
Transport / Mobility

Dyslexia & SpLDs

British Dyslexia Association – http://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/

Dyspraxia Foundation – http://www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk/

ADHD – http://www.aadduk.org/


Deaf & Hearing Impaired


Action on Hearing Loss (New name for RNID) – http://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/

Association of lipspeakers – http://www.lipspeaking.co.uk/

British Deaf Association – http://www.bda.org.uk/


Blind & Visually Impaired


Action for Blind People – http://www.actionforblindpeople.org.uk/

Royal National Institute of Blind People – http://www.rnib.org.uk/

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Mental Health


All areas of Mental Health & Wellbeing

http://www.mind.org.uk/help/information_and_advice?signpost – A-Z of mental health & wellbeing

http://www.mindyourheadleeds.com/res.htm - useful downloads for a range of issues including stress, relaxation techniques etc.

http://au.reachout.com/find/articles/challenging-negative-self-talk - strategies re challenging negative thinking styles

http://www.youngminds.org.uk/

http://www.rethink.org/mental_health_shop/factsheets_az.html

http://www.hafal.org/hafal/index.php - organisation in Wales supporting people with MH issues

Anger

http://www.mentalhealtholdham.info/pdf/guides/Controlling%20Anger.pdf

Anxiety & Panic Attacks

http://www.anxietybc.com/resources/selfhelp_home_toolkit.php - self help resources for anxiety

http://www.anxietyuk.org.uk/

http://www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk/panic.asp - Workbook - self help for panic disorder

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

http://www.adhd.org.uk/

Bereavement

http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/emotional_health/bereavement/index.shtml

http://www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk/

http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mentalhealthinfoforall/problems/bereavement/bereavement.aspx - includes bereavement following suicide

http://www.buddhanet.net/r_suicid.htm - bereavement following suicide

Bipolar Disorder

http://www.mdf.org.uk/?o=56851

CMHTs & Mental Health Directories

http://www.mentalhealthwales.net/mhw/community_mental_health_teams.php - all CMHTs across Wales

http://www.cardiff.gov.uk/content.asp?Parent_Directory_id=2865&nav=2867,2904,3554,3557,4636 – Cardiff CMHTs

http://www.bristol.gov.uk/ccm/content/Health-Social-Care/Mental-Health/mental-health-services.en - services in Bristol

http://www.cvmhdp.org.uk/_media/images/content/Directory%202011%20for%20web.pdf –Cardiff mental health directory

http://www.mhmbcb.com/Directory.PDF - Bridgend mental health directory

http://www.wwamh.org.uk/mental-health-directories/carmarthenshire-directory - Carmarthen mental health directory

http://www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/pdfs/mentalhealthdirectory.pdf - Caerphilly mental health directory

http://www.mentalhealthsupport.co.uk/MentalHealthService/service_directory.html

- Merthyr & RCT mental health directory

Concentration Issues

http://www.counselling.cam.ac.uk/selfhelp/leaflets/concentration

Confidence Building

http://www.mindtools.com/selfconf.html

Depression

http://www.studentdepression.org/ - info for students and good self help section

http://www.depressionalliance.org/

Domestic Abuse

http://www.welshwomensaid.org/index.html

http://www.helpguide.org/mental/domestic_violence_abuse_types_signs_causes_effects.htm

http://www.dynwales.org/ - info for men experiencing domestic abuse

Eating Disorders

http://www.b-eat.co.uk/Home

http://www.mengetedstoo.co.uk/ - info for men

Exam Stress

http://www.imperialcollegehealthcentre.co.uk/exam.htm

Gambling

http://www.gamcare.org.uk/

http://www.gamblersanonymous.org.uk/

http://www.adp.ca.gov/OPG/pdf/sample%20workbook%20v3.pdf

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

http://www.ocduk.org/

http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mentalhealthinformation/mentalhealthproblems/obsessivecompulsivedisorder/
obsessivecomplusivedisorder.aspx

Personality Disorder

http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mentalhealthinfoforall/problems/personalitydisorders.aspx

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

http://www.nice.org.uk/nicemedia/live/10966/29782/29782.pdf - PTSD info

http://www.ntw.nhs.uk/pic/leaflets/Post%20traumatic%20stress.pdf – Workbook

Psychosis

http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mentalhealthinfoforall/problems/schizophrenia.aspx

http://www.hearing-voices.org/

http://www.hearingvoices.org.uk/info_professionals_additional.htm - useful resources

http://www.intervoiceonline.org/

Self Harm

http://www.harmless.org.uk/viewpage.php?page_id=1

http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/PDF/Self-Harm%20Distractions%20and%20Alternatives%20FINAL.pdf

http://www.nshn.co.uk/

Sleep Issues

http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mentalhealthinformation/mentalhealthproblems/sleepproblems.aspx

Substance Misuse (Drugs & Alcohol)

http://www.drugaidcymru.com/

http://www.inroads-dp.co.uk/

http://www.drinkaware.co.uk/

http://www.talktofrank.com/

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Medical Conditions


Epilepsy – http://www.epilepsysociety.org.uk/

Diabetes – http://www.diabetes.org.uk/

Cancer – http://www.macmillan.org.uk/

Cystic Fibrosis – http://www.cftrust.org.uk/

M E – http://www.meassociation.org.uk/

HIV/Aids – http://www.tht.org.uk/ 
                  
HIV/Aids - http://www.myhiv.org.uk/

HIV/Aids - http://www.aidsmap.com/

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Physical Disabilities


Arthritis – http://www.arthritiscare.org.uk/

Limbless Association – http://www.limbless-association.org/

Motor Neurone Disease Association – http://www.mnd.association.org/

Multiple Sclerosis Society – http://www.mssociety.org.uk/

Muscular Dystrophy – http://www.muscular-dystrophy.org/

Neurological conditions – http://www.neural.org.uk/

Cerebral Palsy – http://www.scope.org.uk/

Spinal Injuries – http://www.spinal.co.uk/


Autistic Spectrum Disorders


National Autistic Society – http://www.nas.org.uk/


Employment


Support for disabled students – http://www.employ-ability.org.uk/

Independence & employment – http://www.disabledworkers.org.uk/

Autism/Aspergers & employment – http://www.autism.org.uk/

Skills & independence – http://www.qef.org.uk/

Information on rights, employment & housing – http://www.radar.org.uk/

Work experience – http://www.work-experience.org/

Careers site – http://www.targetjobs.co.uk/

Careers site – http://www.gradjobs.co.uk/

Careers site – http://www.prospects.ac.uk/

Careers site – http://www.graduate-jobs.com/

Publication – http://www.realworldmagazine.com/

Association of Disabled Professionals – http://www.adp.org.uk/

Supported Employment – http://www.shaw-trust.org.uk/

Support for Visually Impaired job seekers – http://www.blindbusiness.co.uk/

Graduate support – http://www.remploy.co.uk/


Accessibility

Directory on access & accessibility – http://www.directenquiries.com/


Transport/Mobility


AA Mobility Assistance – 0800 26 20 50

Concessionary Bus Passes – 02920 87 20 87

Mobility Information help – http://www.mobility-centres.org.uk/

Mobility – http://www.mobilise.info/

Mobility vehicles – http://www.motability.co.uk/

Shopping & mobility – Shopmobility – 02920 39 93 55

Transport Services – http://www.stjohnwales.co.uk/

Voluntary Emergency Transport Services (VEST) – http://www.vestcardiff.talktalk.net/

Mobility & Driving Assessment Service (Rookwood Hospital) –

02920 55 51 30

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