We Are Going To Naidex

Naidex is Europe’s most established trade event, which is open to both professionals and the public! The event is dedicated to the care, rehabilitation, and lifestyle of people with a disability or impairment. With over 350 exhibitors, live demos, 1-2-1 advice, CPD accredited seminars and unparalleled networking opportunities, Naidex is a hub of innovation in […]

Cleen App – Introduction

* This post is kindly sponsored by Cleen, but all opinions and experiences are my own. * If you follow us on social media, you may remember that we attended the annual Kidz to Adultz North exhibition last November. Aside from catching up with some of the incredible companies we have worked with throughout the last […]

AYL Travel Tips – Summary

* This post is kindly sponsored by the companies listed at the end of this post, but all opinions are my own. * Last year the AYL team embarked on an extremely exciting adventure across the pond to attend the Rollettes Wheelchair Dance Experience! Despite my excitement, I know all too well that travelling with […]

AYL Travel Tips – Cabin Crew Q&A

* This post is kindly sponsored by the companies listed at the end of this post, but all opinions are my own. * Travelling with a disability is not easy, especially when you rely on the professionals for support both in the airport and on board the plane! Therefore, I wanted to use this sponsored series of […]

AYL Travel Tips – Travelling With An Assistance Dog

* This post is kindly sponsored by the companies listed at the end of this post, but all opinions are my own. * Evaluating Your Trip: My assistance dog Fliss has become an excellent traveller after accompanying me on numerous trips over the last 2 years. However, I always begin by evaluating if joining me […]

AYL Travel Tips – Staying Warm In Wheelchair

* This post is kindly sponsored by the companies listed at the end of this post, but all opinions are my own. * Following on from last week’s blog post about keeping cool in the summer, here are my top tips for staying warm in your wheelchair in case you are planning to travel somewhere […]

AYL Travel Tips – Staying Cool In Wheelchair

* This post is kindly sponsored by the companies listed at the end of this post, but all opinions are my own. * I have always struggled to regulate my temperature, which means I am very sensitive to heat and can go from overheating to freezing in a matter of minutes. My symptoms are not […]

AYL Travel Tips – Wheelchair Protection

* This post is kindly sponsored by the companies listed at the end of this post, but all opinions are my own. * It can be quite scary to trust an airline with your medical equipment during a flight, especially if you’ve seen some of the horror stories in the news! I used to get […]

AYL Travel Tips – Accessibility Abroad

* This post is kindly sponsored by the companies listed at the end of this post, but all opinions are my own. * One of my previous blog posts highlights the importance of choosing your travel dates; picking your destination; making an agenda; finding suitable accommodation and researching suitable transport links. However, many of you […]

AYL Travel Tips – Booking Accommodation

* This post is kindly sponsored by the companies listed at the end of this post, but all opinions are my own. * Organising a trip abroad is naturally quite a time-consuming task, especially if you aren’t relying on a travel agency/organisation to coordinate the different aspects of your trip. But once you add a […]

AYL Travel Tips – Flying With A Disability

* This post is kindly sponsored by the companies listed at the end of this post, but all opinions are my own. * Following on from my previous post that was all about preparing for a flight (CLICK HERE to read), below is a list of ideas that may help you both onboard and in […]

AYL Travel Tips – Pre Flight Tips

* This post is kindly sponsored by the companies listed at the end of this post, but all opinions are my own. * Some of the tips in part 3 of our travel series may seem obvious or unimportant to some, but they are actually quite useful to anyone travelling with a disability! 1 – […]

AYL Travel Tips – Passenger Assistance

* This post is kindly sponsored by the companies listed at the end of this post, but all opinions are my own. * After years of travelling with my disability in tow, I am sharing a sponsored series of tips & tricks in the hope that it will give others the confidence to embark on […]

AYL Travel Tips – Hidden Disability

* This post is kindly sponsored by the companies listed at the end of this post, but all opinions are my own. * The AYL team are about to embark on an extremely exciting adventure across the pond! Despite my excitement, I am the first person to admit that travelling with a disability is not […]

GIFTED – Flexzi Attachment From MERU

* The product featured in this post was kindly gifted by MERU in exchange for a review, but all opinions are my own. * If you are a one of our oldie but goldie followers, you may remember that at the end of March we exhibited at Europe’s largest disability exhibition called Naidex. This annual event […]

Spice World 2019

Last month I went to see the Spice Girls at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland and I am still in awe of how incredible the show was! I vowed never to go back to this Stadium after several awful experiences, but I couldn’t pass at the chance to see the Spice Girls live! To […]