Reach is a friendly, caring place for children and young people with upper limb differences and their families. They give support and information to inspire and build confidence. There are local branch networks throughout the UK and Ireland that provide support and an opportunity for children and parents to meet. Connecting families is a vital part of Reach’s work and the bonds this creates is priceless. Whether it’s at our family weekend, branch meetings or on a Facebook forum, they help members to build relationships that last a lifetime. For more information visit www.reach.org.uk or telephone 0845 1306 225.
Steps are a national charity supporting children and adults affected by a lower limb condition such as clubfoot or a hip condition. For more information visit www.steps-charity.org.uk or telephone 01925 750271.
Meningitis Now (formerly Meningitis Trust)
Meningitis Now were the first meningitis patient group in the world, founders of the meningitis movement and the only charity dedicated to fighting meningitis in the UK. For more information visit www.meningitisnow.org or telephone 0808 8010388
Blesma exists to guarantee that our limbless veterans are not failed, forgotten or left to fend for themselves. For more information visit www.blesma.org
Limb Power was launched in November 2009 to engage amputees and individuals with limb impairments in physical activity, sport and the arts to improve quality of life and to aid lifelong rehabilitation. For more information visit www.limbpower.com
The British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists (BAPO)
For more information visit www.bapo.com
Changing Faces supports and represents people who have conditions or injuries which affect their appearance. For more information visit www.changingfaces.org.uk or telephone 0207 391 9270.
Deloitte Parasport is designed to inspire, inform and signpost disabled people and those interested in disability sport to high quality opportunities. For more information visit www.parasport.org.uk and use the search tool to find local clubs.
For more information visit www.britishathletics.org.uk and click 'Grassroots’ tab and select ‘disability athletics’ to find out more about competitive athletics.