Disability Information Service

Quality Of Life

Quality Of Life

Information about accessible holidays, recreation, sport and travel. Information about support and access

Note: Inclusion of a link to another organisation's web site does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement of that organisation or site by Devon County Council.

Useful links

Devon Link is Devon County Council's quarterly magazine for disabled people and carers in Devon.

  • Living Options is a user-led organisation which exists to ensure people with physical and/or sensory disabilities and Deaf people with sign language can make an active and equal contribution in society.
  • Ricability is an independent consumer research charity providing free, practical and unbiased reports for older and disabled people
  • Disability Now magazine style pages by disabled people for disabled people
  • Coalition of Disabled People South Devon provides peer support in working together with disabled people to enable them to access the services and information they require.
  • South Hams Lifestyles are an organization "which tries, and often succeeds in helping people with Disabilities to lead a better quality of life, which is of their own choosing, rather than one which is decided for them"
  • The Disability Foundation is a charity promoting the lives of all disabled people, their families and carers, by supporting them in their desire to live an independent and dignified lifestyle -enabling them to make their own choices.
  • Focus on Disability has a wide range of information for disabled people and their carers in the UK.
  • DirectGov Disabled People information from the government about services for people with disabilities
  • RADAR is a national network of disability organisations and disabled people. "We represent our members by fast-tracking your opinions and concerns to policy-makers and legislators in Westminster and Whitehall, and launching our own campaigns to promote equality for all disabled people".
  • Disabled Southwest A "webzine" covering events and information in Devon and Cornwall - written by disabled people for disabled people
  • BBC Ouch disability site: razor sharp, funny, interesting and friendly - a community you'll want to be part of.