This webpage lists organisations and websites which may be of interest or use to disabled people. It includes sources of discussion and debate as well as information and news.
By listing them on our website GMCDP does not necessarily agree with, support or promote these organisations and websites. As an organisation, GMCDP feels it is important for disabled people to have all sources of information available to make a choice from, even those GMCDP may not agree with.

The list of information sources in this webpage is by no means exhaustive, so please contact the GMCDP office if you cannot find the information you need from these organisations and websites.

Disability Rights UK

Offers a wide range of information of use to disabled people, including: housing, benefits, independent living and employment.

Phone: 020 7250 8181

Disabled Students Helpline: 0800 328 5050

Email: enquiries [at]

Address: Ground Floor, CAN Mezzanine, 49-51 East Rd, London. N1 6AH

Equality Advisory and Support Service

“The Helpline advises and assists individuals on issues relating to equality and human rights.”

Phone: 0808 800 0082

Textphone: 0808 800 0084

Email: contact form on website.


Post: FREEPOST Equality Advisory Support Service FPN6521

Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People

Offers information to all disabled people in Greater Manchester; and projects specifically supporting young disabled people.

Phone: 0161 636 7534

Mobile for texts: 07508 537561

Email: info [at]


Address: Unit 4, Windrush Millennium Centre, 70 Alexandra Road, Manchester. M16 7WD

Office for Disability Issues (ODI)
“We support the development of policies to remove inequality between disabled and non-disabled people.”

Email: fulfilling.potential [at]   


Address: Ground Floor, Caxton House, 7-12 Tothill Street, London. SW1H 9DA

These are subscription bulletins and magazines available by post which also have some articles and information on their websites.


Able Magazine

A bi-monthly disability lifestyle magazine.

Phone: 0141 285 4000

Email: sharon [at]


Address: Pentagon Centre, 36-38 Washington Street, Glasgow, G3 8AZ

All Together Now

A bi-monthly newspaper-style magazine with regional and themed articles. Post for donation; email for free.

Phone: 0151 230 0307

Email: info [at]


Address: The Bradbury Centre, Youens Way, Liverpool. L14 2EP

Enable magazine

A bi-monthly lifestyle magazine for disabled people.

Phone: 0844 249 9007

Email: contact form on website.


Address: Enable Magazine, DC Publishing Ltd,

200 Bath Street, Glasgow. G2 4HG

Disability and Society

A journal of academic debate relating to disability issues and disabled people. Produced 10 times a year.


Email Newsletters and Websites

Breakthrough UK Policy E-Bulletin

This is a useful source of information, including interesting blogs.

Email: e.astley [at]


Direct Enquiries

“Search for shops, restaurants, holiday accommodation, banks, etc.”



A mix of travel information and news.


Disability Arts Online

A website about disability arts and for disabled artists.


Disability Horizons

A disability lifestyle magazine website.


Disability News Service

“The service aims to be an independent source of fresh, accurate and relevant news stories to inform disabled people about the vital issues that are most important to their lives.”


Disability Now

A monthly magazine with news and information for disabled people, produced by Scope.

Phone: 0207 619 7323

Email: contact form on website.


Address: Disability Now, 6-10 Market Road, London, N7 9PW

Disability Talk

“Website for disabled people offering help, guidance and advice.”

Phone: 0333 999 3166

Email: info [at]


Address: Suite 350, Chremma House, 14 London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2AG

Easy Read

“Websites for people with learning disabilities.”


Focus On Disability

“For disabled people and their carers in the UK. Serving the disabled community since 1999.”


Information on the government website for disabled people.

Website :


 “Information and news for disabled people. Includes sections on travel, equipment, work, health, Motability and benefits.”


BBC News Ouch


Guardian disability page


ITV news disability section


News Now

A news search website on which disability related news items can be identified.


There are a number of blogs written by disabled people. They are generally people’s thoughts and opinions, GMCDP does not necessarily agree with all opinions.

Breakthrough UK!blog/c1nv8

Jenny Morris

The Void - Jonny Void

Finding my way: journey of an uppity intellectual activist crip - Cheryl

Disabled People Fight Back - Miss Dennis Queen

missdennisqueen [at]  

Making rights make sense - Neil Crowther

The Limping Chicken

“Deaf news and Deaf blogs from the UK.”

Tourettes Hero

Poetry, Prose and Politics: the blog of Penny Pepper

Crippen Cartoons

Musings of an Angry Black Womyn