The Charity was founded by a group of parents of children with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus in 1966 with the aim of helping families in circumstances similar to their own. Today the service is open to people with a physical and/or learning disability and their families.
KASBAH offers Independent Advocacy that can be provided in your own home. An independent Advocate is someone who will support you to ensure that you views and rights are respected, that you are treated fairly, your concerns are taken into account and you have real control over the big decisions in your life. Advocates can help you speak up at meetings, deal with difficult issues and help understand important decisions that are being made. They are professionally trained, fair and impartial, and the service is completely confidential and independent of the local authority.
The 'Dial' Service is run by disabled people in a voluntary capacity. It offers a wealth of advice and knowledge on all general aspects of disability. 1-2-1 support is available for letter writing, completing benefit forms and coaching to prepare to get back into the job market.