Disability Organisations and On-going Campaigns
See below a list of disability organisations which all run campaigns.
Every Disabled Child Matters (EDCM)
EDCM is a campaign group run by four of the leading UK organisations working with disabled children and their families: Contact a Family, the Council for Disabled Children, Mencap, and the Special Education Consortium. EDCM campaigns to get rights and justice for every disabled child in the UK.
Leonard Cheshire Disability
Leonard Cheshire Disability is a UK charity supporting disabled people through a range of services, including a campaigns network.
Muscular Dystrophy UK (formerly known as Muscular Dystrophy Campaign)
Muscular Dystrophy UK campaign for improvements to the care and support available for people with muscle-wasting conditions in the UK.
Muscular Dystrophy UK (formerly Muscular Dystrophy Campaign) has set up networks of young disabled people across the UK called 'Trailblazers'. They work together on a national and local level to highlight and address issues that are important to them. For example: learning to drive; going to university; access to cinemas.
Whizz-Kidz campaigns to improve the lives of disabled children and young people. They’re focused on improving wheelchair services for children, as well as championing the rights of disabled children, young people and their families to make sure they can have fun, be independent and enjoy the same opportunities as their friends and others their age.