AYL Treasure Hunt – Remap

Aug 03, 2020

* This post is supported by Remap, but all opinions are my own. *

Like many events, the coronavirus outbreak resulted in Naidex 2020 being rescheduled to September 15th and 16th 2021. But until then, we will be sharing a new blog post every week with information on the AYL Treasure Hunt!

This exclusive activity involves working with 17 trusted exhibitors to provide attendees with the opportunity to discover and visit stands they otherwise might not have known about. You will have to wait until nearer the time to learn how you can take part, but for now, I am proud to introduce the fifth exhibitor - Remap!

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A blue and black AYL Treasure Hunt banner with the words "visit 17 exhibitors at naidex 2021 for a chance to win".

Remap are a charity that design and create, custom made equipment for people living with disabilities which promote independence and accessibility. Founded in 1964 by Pat Johnson, an engineer who set out to help his disabled sister live an easier, more independent life. After seeing the difference these simple adaptations had on his sister’s quality of life, Pat teamed up with fellow engineers to try and bring similar improvements to other people’s lives. Little did they know that they would eventually complete around 3,500 projects every year!

Remap's Custom Made Equipment
A little girl is sat on a horse with a specialised saddle that supports her spine. She is wearing pink riding gear and smiling directly at the camera.
Remap's Custom Made Equipment
A blonde female is sat in an orange wheelchair, which has several specialised adaptions that allow her peers to pull the wheelchair up a rocky mountain.
Remap's Custom Made Equipment
A lady is sat at a brown piano with a specialised cushion in front of the keys to support her wrists whilst playing. The lady is looking over her shoulder and smiling directly at the camera.

Due to the nature of their services, Remap understand that in order to provide solutions to everyday problems when there is nothing commercially available, they must support people of all ages, regardless of their income They also provide this service free of charge by relying on donations, fundraisers and a team of volunteers. Particularly engineers who can offer their time to help people with a range of both physical and mental disabilities across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, or Scotland via their sister organisation.

To see just how much their adaptive solutions could impact your quality of life, check out their customer stories. This powerful collection of testimonials proves that by thinking outside the box, independence and enjoyment can be achieved.

Remap's Custom Made Equipment
An elderly gentleman with an amputated arm is using an adapted walking frame, which has a raised handlebar on one side to support his amputated arm.
Remap's Custom Made Equipment
A young male is sat on a bright blue adapted tricycle. His dad is controlling the brakes via a second set of handlebars on the back of the bike! They both have huge smiles on their faces.
Remap's Custom Made Equipment
A young girl with dwarfism is stood next to a bathroom sink with the help of a specially adapted step stool! She is holding a blue washcloth and smiling directly at the camera.

At AYL we are committed to sharing unbiased information on the best products and services for people with disabilities, so it is an honour to be partnering with Remap for the 2021 Naidex Treasure Hunt! For more information on how to access their services, making a donation, and becoming a volunteer - simply check out the links below!

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