Q: Where can I get free computing advice?

Regional ICT Champions

There are nine regionally-based champions for ICT working across England with ChangeUp consortia.  (ICT? That's "Information and Communications Technology" - computers and the Internet).

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Q: How can I improve the accessibility of buildings?

Access Audits

An access audit is a way of finding out how accessible a building or an organisation is and what adjustments or changes can help to make the building accessible to disabled people. Those changes don't necessarily have to be expensive.

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Q. What are Local Strategic Partnerships?

Local Strategic Partnerships in Merseyside

One route to getting the voice of disabled people heard in your area is through the structures and systems of the Local Strategic Partnership.

National:  For information on the national background to LSPs you'll find a useful summary in The LSP Guide - a handy guide to getting involved for

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Q Can I get help with access from the council?

Acessibility issues -  help from your local council

These are the Access Officers in the local boroughs. Not all of them are able to give specific advice on individual access issues, but they should be your first point of contact in your area.

 

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Q Where can I have my say on local health & care services?

Local Involvement Networks (LINks) in Merseyside

The LINks (Local Involvement Networks) are government-funded organisations established to give users a voice in the operation of health and care services. Each LINK is managed by a local organisation.

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