The Specials on The Web

Other Organisations

  • Small Opportunities — The company run by Carol & Dafydd which offers supported living and age appropriate opportunities for adults with a learning disability.
  • Mencap — UK charity for people with a learning disability and their families.
  • Artspider — The Mencap arts website.
  • Down's Syndrome Association
  • Williams Syndrome Foundation
  • Special Friends Online — a free unique worldwide social networking website for people with Learning Disabilities and their parents, carers, volunteers, family members and professionals.
  • In Control — In Control’s mission is to help create a new welfare system in which everyone is in control of their lives as full citizens.
  • Supporting Independence — Supporting Independence is a stepping-stone for clients from residential care toward independent living.
  • Stay up late — A campaign for people with learning disabilities. Fighting for the right to party!
  • Oska Bright — Festival of short films made by people with a learning disability.
  • Carousel — Charity that facilitates people with a learning disability to reach their potential in the arts.
  • Akihito Ochi — A talented pianist who has Down Syndrome.
  • Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities — A charity which works to promote the rights, quality of life and opportunities of people with learning disabilities and their families. The website offers information and publications to download on research, good practice in services and on learning disability problems and key issues.
  • All you need to know about Mencap's Little Noise Sessions curated by Jo Whiley.