Advice

Definition: An agency (such as an ECLO) providing advice on appropriate and helpful courses of action.

Category: Uncategorised

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Citizens Advice Cymru - (Citizens Advice)Service

Citizens Advice Bureaux offer free, confidential, impartial and independent advice on welfare benefits, financial, consumer and relationship issues either over the phone.
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Macular Society helpline - (Macular Society)Service

Being diagnosed with macular disease can leave you and your family feeling isolated and uncertain about the future. But, there is no need to face macular disease alone; the Macular Society specialist helpline team provide free information, guidance and advice to anyone affected by central vision loss whether it's you, a friend or a family member.
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Deafblind UK Information and advice line - (Deafblind UK)Service

Our free Information & Advice Line offers support and guidance to deafblind people, their carers, family and friends, as well as professionals working with people who have a loss of both hearing and sight. It also provides a service to Deafblind UK's members, who each receive a phonecall three times a year for a general chat and to remind them of the support available through the service. The Information & Advice Line can also connect you to the relevant team or staff member at Deafblind UK.
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Sightline - (International Glaucoma Association)Service

Telephone and email helpline for practical help and advice about glaucoma and emotional support. The line is open Mon - Fri: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. After office hours, an answerphone is in operation, where you can leave a message and they will ring you back.
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Dystonia Society helpline - (The Dystonia Society)Service

The telephone Helpline is available Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 16:00 to deal with questions about dystonia from both members and non-members, and from healthcare professionals. Helpline staff are not medically qualified and that the Helpline cannot offer advice about an individual's treatment or provide any type of diagnosis. The service can however provide support and information on many aspects of dystonia and its management
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Sjorgren's Syndrome helpline - (British Sjogren's Syndrome Association (BSSA))Service

A telephone helpline for advice about this condition.
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MACS family helpline - (Micro and Anopthalmic Children's Society (MACS) )Service

Telephone helpline offering advice and support to parents of children born without eyes or with under-developed eyes.
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Contact a Family helpline - (Contact a Family)Service

For information or advice on any aspect of caring for a disabled child, ring Contact a Family's national freephone helpline on 0808 808 3555, Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm. Can help with issues such as info on your child's medical condition, sources of grants, benefits and special educational needs.
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Snap Cymru Helpline - (SNAP Cymru)Service

A helpline offering advice on issues related to education and special educational needs for children in Wales, including the statementing process.
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Age Cymru Advice Line - (Age Cymru)Service

Helpline for advice on money matters, benefits and entitlements, income and tax, pensions, legal issues and consumer advice.
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Welfare & Grants Team - (Blind Veterans UK)Service

The team give advice on welfare benefits.
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Benefits & tax credits service - (Contact a Family)Service

Provide information and advice on benefits to the families of disabled children.
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Welfare rights advice - (Citizens Advice)Service

The Citizens Advice service helps people ensure they receive appropriate benefits by providing free, independent & confidential advice. Advice can be given at local offices, outreach sites & over the phone. Home visits are available in some areas.
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Benefits advice - (Alstrom Syndrome UK)Service

The organisation offers help and advice with educational, social and benefit problems to people affected by Alstrom syndrome.
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Welfare Rights and Benefits Advice - (North Wales Society for the Blind)Service

Advice on current welfare benefits and help with completing the application forms.
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RAISE Rights, Advice and Information Service - (RNIB Cymru)Service

The RAISE (Rights, Advice & Information Service) has been designed to address the barriers that blind, partially sighted, deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind people face when claiming benefits. RNIB Cymru delivers the service in partnership with Action on Hearing Loss Cymru, Sense Cymru and Deafblind Cymru.
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Nystagmus Network - (Nystagmus Network)Service

The Nystagmus Network website has a range of information about the condition. However, membership gives additional benefits such as access to experts, advice, support and discounts on NN publications.
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LMBBS support - (Laurence-Moon-Bardet-Biedl Society (LMBBS))Service

LMBBS can help by putting you in touch with other families who are facing similar problems, by passing on advice which has helped others in the day to day management of thieir children, and by sending information which will help professionals in medical and educational fields to understand more about our special children.
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Through Scarlett's Eyes - (VICTA (Visually Impaired Children Taking Action))Service

An on-line family support network for parents of visually impaired children, set up with funding from VICTA. A source of information and advice for parents, with the opportunity to network with others in a similar situation.
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Independent Living Advice Line - (Disability Rights UK)Service

Provides advice on getting direct payments, including information on:individual budgets/personalisation; funding from social services in relation to the care needs of the disabled; the appeals process; general advice on employing personal assistants
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The Rowan Organisation Direct Payments - (The Rowan Organisation)Service

The Rowan Organisation provides a wide range of support services created to help you manage your Direct Payments. This can include: supporting you to decide whether to employ a Personal Assistant (PA) or to use other services; support with setting up the scheme; support with paperwork required by the scheme; support with finding and recruiting staff; providing you with information and advice on the legal requirements of being an employer.
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Radnorshire Association for the Blind - (Radnorshire Association for the Blind)Service

The group offers advice about services in the area, a Christmas meal and free summer trip.
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Children's Club - (Sight Cymru)Service

This is an activity club for children who have a vision impairment and their siblings, aged four to sixteen years. The club meets every fortnight on a Saturday to try out new activities, have fun and create friendships. Members of the club take part in a range of activities, including a Chocolate Making Workshop, Swimming, Arts and Crafts, Dry Slope Ski-ing and lots of other activities. Parents are able to network, get information and advice whilst the children enjoy themselves.
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Visibly Better - (RNIB Cymru)Service

An accreditation and advice provider to enable organisations to create accessible and attractive environments in areas such as social housing, hospitals and offices.
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VI Awareness Training - (North Wales Society for the Blind)Service

Advice and training which will help raise awareness of the needs of blind and partially sighted people in both work and social situations. The training typically includes: low vision awareness, sighted guide techniques and demonstration, eye conditions, communication skills, aids and equipment demonstrations, practical advice and guidance.
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Visual Impairment Awareness - (Focal Point UK)Service

This course provides awareness and basic information, advice and skills on visual impairment, identifying the relevant issues and how visual impairment effects and impacts on people’s lives and the professionals who work with them.
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Blind in Business employment support - (Blind in Business)Service

Blind in Business provide a range of services aimed at providing visually impaired graduates into employment. These include assistance with applications, practice interview sessions, advice on job hunting and help with networking.
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Money Advice Service for disabled people - (Money Advice Service)Service

An online resource dedicated to supporting people who become ill or disabled. The site offers a range of practical tips and free impartial advice to help people better understand their money matters when faced with a life-changing event such as a long-term health condition or disability.
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Children, Families and Young People Service - (RNIB Cymru)Service

Advice and support on education and social activities for blind and partially-sighted children and their families.
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Living made easy (website) - (Disabled Living Foundation (DLF))Service

'Living made easy' is an impartial advice and information website about daily living equipment and other aspects of independent living for disabled people. The site includes an 'Ask Sara' section which takes you through a series of questions to identify the type of help that you need.
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Starting Point - (Guide Dogs)Service

An on-line resource written by five expert organisations to give parents the information, support and guidance they need at the time of their child's sight loss diagnosis. While it is not a substitute for information and advice from a medial professional, Starting Point is a gateway to invaluable information and support.
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One-to-one Drop-in Sessions - (Swansea & District Friends of the Blind)Service

One-to-one sessions for advice, support and information every Wednesday from 10am to 1pm. Location: Swansea Friends of the Blind, De La Beche Street, Swansea.
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Sense Usher Service - (Sense UK)Service

The Sense Usher Service specialises in the field of Usher syndrome and supports people with Usher, their families and professionals. Support covers advice, assessments, training, mentoring and professional support.
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Carry on Gardening website - (Thrive)Service

Carry on Gardening presents Thrive's experience and expertise in gardening with a disability, which has been gathered over 30 years of helping disabled people to start or continue gardening. It contains practical information to make garden jobs easier, advice on taking care, useful hints and tips and details of the equipment and tools which will be particularly helpful. It has a section for blind & partially sighted people. If you can't find the info you need, you can phone or email for advice.
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NWSB Resource Centre - (North Wales Society for the Blind)Service

Located at 325 High Street in Bangor, the resource centre is open from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday. The centre is an invaluable source of advice, information and practical demonstrations. They have a wide range of equipment on display ranging from magnifiers to mobile phones. Our knowledgeable staff and volunteers are on hand to demonstrate and advise on their use.
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Vocaleyes Consultancy - (Vocaleyes)Service

Audits of your current access provision for blind and partially sighted visitors (visitor experience, online and programmed events); audience advocacy sessions (reaching and growing your blind and partially sighted audiences); inclusive design workshops; advice on digital technology solutions.
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