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Disability Rights UK

If you’re going to study a higher education course at college or university, you may need funding to cover tuition fees, living costs and disability-related costs.

This factsheet tells you about the financial support that is available and where to apply for it. 

Funding higher education for disabled students 2018/19

This factsheet provides funding information for disabled students in the UK who are studying at further education (FE) level. FE is post-16 education below degree level and not taught in a school. 

Funding further education for disabled students

Council for Disabled Children

What does it do?

We are the umbrella body for the disabled children's sector bringing together professionals, practitioners and policy-makers.We want disabled children and young people and those with special educational needs to have full and happy childhoods, to fulfil their potential, and be active within the community. And we want parents of disabled children to be parents first - living ordinary lives.

Who is it for?

Disabled children and young people and those with special educational needs and their parent carers

How do I access it: Tel: 020 7843 1900 Address: National Children's Bureau 8 Wakley Street, London, EC1V 7QE Emailcdc@ncb.org.uk Websiteclick here

Bradford Youth Service 

The service run inclusive activities and sessions for young people including projects, open access youth clubs, youth cafés and youth centre’s running activities and programmes throughout Bradford district wide throughout the year. The service gives children and young people with and without additional needs the opportunity to make friends, share experiences, access information and take part in fun activities. Additionally, we operate inclusion projects in partnership, where staff and volunteers encourage and support young people with disabilities to participate.

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Special Inclusion Project Volunteering Opportunities 

Specialist Inclusion Project specialise in offering unique short break activities such as clubs, social activities for the whole family, termly (changing) themed workshops including dance, drama, swimming, film making, half term provision including, groups, residentials and the first disability Summer Camp in West Yorkshire for children and young people with diagnosed disabilities. We also run Duke of Edinburgh Award for young people with disabilities. The team can support young people with personal care/medication/mobility and many other identified needs   

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What is the UK Youth Parliament


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