Who we are and what we do

Knowledge is power and we believe that knowing how to access the information you need, when you need it, helps disabled people to break down the barriers that exclude them. We promote the rights of disabled people, their families, carers and those who work with them to have access to reliable, impartial, accurate and helpful information. 

News

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Get Online Week - What could you do online? 13 - 19 October 2014

This year, national Get Online Week campaign takes place from ...more

Challenge Poverty Week, 12 - 18 October 2014

More than 800,000 people in Scotland live in low income ...more

Digital divide: two-fifths of people in Scotland with a long-term illness do not use the internet

As our society becomes increasingly digitalised, figures from the latest ...more

Pedestrian crossing app on trial in Edinburgh

Crossing the road can be difficult for people with mobility ...more

Events

02 Sep 2014

Poverty and Social Justice - free seminar

Austerity and welfare reform; the implications for social work and ... more

09 Sep 2014

Midlothian Benefits Cuts Support Group

Since the start of the year a group, primarily for ... more

11 Sep 2014

Kidz Scotland 2014

Venue: Royal Highland Exhibition Centre, Edinburgh, EH28 8NB, Time: 9.30am - ... more

10 Oct 2014

Public Health Information Network for Scotland (PHINS) Seminar

The Public Health Information Network for Scotland (PHINS) Seminar will take ... more

Call our helpline on 0131 669 1600 or email info@update.org.uk

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Check out our unique and comprehensive
Scottish Disability Directory

This is the only directory of its kind in Scotland. The touch of a button gives you access to info on thousands of disability organisations and support groups, both local and national.  It's  reliable, easy to use, regularly updated  and contains a wealth of information!

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