Useful Weblinks

Please note that Circles Network does not take any responsibility for the content of these websites, they are provided only for information purposes to support the people we work with.

The Action Research Centre for Inclusion at the University of Bolton- valuable database of articles relating to inclusion.

ArtsLine Online - Artsline's principle aim is to increase participation in the arts by disabled people of all ages and to provide them with accurate information about access to arts and cultural events in

Alliance for Inclusive Education - UK based Campaigning Group, excellent source of UK links for inclusion.

British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD)

Bolton Data for Inclusion - This website is a useful resource 'Promoting Inclusion and Challenging Segregation' with contributions, critical perspectives, personal histories and research.

Candle Ltd - Learning and communication support for young people and adults experiencing barriers to inclusion.

Capacity Works  Beth Mount publications and resources          

Carers Direct  Carers Direct is a national information, advice and support service for carers in England.

Community works David and Faye Wetherow are independent Canadian facilitators, teachers and writers in the field of community living... they believe in ...working for communities in which every individual is cherished

Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education  (CSIE)- UK source of information and advice about inclusive education and related issues.

Choice Support Lots of links, papers, job adverts and the joint Community Living Forum .

Community Options, Inc. is a nationally based non-profit organisation in the USA which provides employment services and appropriate housing for over 1000 disabled people throughout 25 offices in 11 states.

Creativity Central - the home page of Charlie and Maria Girsch, toy inventors and authors of the new book, Inventivity.

Contact a Family - Every day over sixty children in the UK are born or diagnosed with a serious disability and the vast majority of them are cared for at home. Contact a Family (CaF) is a UK charity providing support and advice to parents whatever the medical condition of their child.

Department of Health - Here you will find the latest on the Department's work, as well as health and social care guidance, publications and policy.

Diverse City Press - Canadian disability rights publishing company.

Disability is natural - A green apple is more like red apples than different. An individual with a disability is more like people without disabilities than different.

The National Council of Disabled People and Carers from Black and Minority Ethnic Communities - Equalities is an independent Enterprise which is run by its service users, who all have a good understanding of the barriers disabled people and carers from our communities experience when trying to get the help and support we feel we are in need of.

Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities   

Graphic Facilitation - inclusive planning and problem solving using graphic facilitation.

International Centre for Disability Resources on the Internet

Jack Pearpoint and Marsha Forest of The Center for Integrated Education and Community in Toronto, Canada - the leading website for inclusion, home of 'Inclusion Press'

Lifecare - Our sister organisation providing Financial Services and Advocacy. Lifecare was founded by a group of parents who were concerned that their disabled sons or daughters lives may radically change when their parents pass away. They also wanted to offer individual members of Lifecare the reassurance that there would be no immediate change at the point of bereavement.

MAMH - The Massachusetts Association For Mental Health (MAMH) is an independent information source within the mental health community. Through its network of volunteers, MAMH provides education, advocacy, leadership and information to agencies, individuals, and families on national, state and local mental health issues. MAMH uses its network of volunteers to advocate, plan and advise on all aspects of mental health, including the provision of community based services, housing, employment, and education for consumers and family members.

Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities

Norah Fry Research Institute - The Centre was established in 1988 as part of the University of Bristol's Department of Mental Health. Its principal interests are the evaluation and development of services for people with learning difficulties.

Partners in Policymaking - Partners in Policymaking was created in Minnesota by the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities in 1987. Partners is an innovative, competency based leadership training program for adults with developmental disabilities and parents of young children with disabilities

Parents with Attitude (Sheffield based parent organisation) - Publishers of books on the family experience of disability from an inclusive

Parents for Inclusion are an excellent UK source of support and advice for parents and professionals on inclusive education. They walk the talk!

People First - self advocacy and the disability rights movement.

Responsive Systems Associates, John O'Brien and Connie Lyle O'Brien publications           

Transforming Conflict is an excellent site developing restorative justice in schools.

UK Disabled People's Council, the umbrella body for disabled people’s organisations across the United Kingdom.(UKDPC)

Winconsin Council on Developmental Disabilities


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