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Able Magazine is the UK’s favourite disability lifestyle publication with 25 years experience in writing about the things that matter to disabled people.

Our positive, insightful, specialist-written editorial covers the entire disability spectrum, including news, travel, leisure, research and the latest products. As well as sports, activities, competitions and inspirational advice. Everything we do is about ‘what disabled people can do, not what they can’t!’

(KEEP AN EYE OUR FOR THE AYL TEAM IN THE MARCH/APRIL MAGAZINE!)

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Award winning, All Terrain, Lightweight, Powered & Manual Wheelchairs. Possibly the lightest all-terrain, powered wheelchair in the world.

Suitable for both in & outdoors, as well as in cars, taxis & planes. Allowing you to achieve greater independence & the freedom to go to the beach, the woods, in the snow, across gravel, to restaurants or to the supermarket all in 1 chair. Then you can simply pick it up and put it in your car!

(SUITABLE FOR BOTH CHILDREN & ADULTS!)

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DOC Concept

I am Darragh O’Caoiṁ and I am a freelance designer and Architecture student. I began my journey into freelance work while studying architecture at Newcastle University with designing club logos and garments for sports teams. I found the exploring of concepts in combination with the inspiration from the client fascinating. I am constantly looking for new and exciting projects while I continue into my Master’s in Architecture. The passion for creating unique solutions from new and exciting projects will always be with me.

I can use a variety of software from technical to custom hand-drawing pieces to re-designing logos and creating brand identities. Email me at docaoim@gmail.com

(HE CREATED THE ARTWORK FOR OUR REVIEWS)


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Independent Living, the longest-established community website in our sector, has been providing free information and advice since 1999.

If you are living with a disability or caring for someone who does, or you are an occupational therapist, physiotherapist or other healthcare professional, Independent Living is the place for impartial advice about products and services to help with mobility and independence.

As well as the web platform, with news and advice centres, guest blogs, new product focus and industry news, we also produce a popular weekly newsletter highlighting scientific research, legislation changes, health and nutrition, benefit reforms and social developments.

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Loopwheels are a small Nottinghamshire based business who currently specialise in wheels that reduce the bumps, bangs and highly damaging vibrations when using a manual wheelchair. We employ just 6 people and source/manufacture everything we can from local companies, from our springs to all our marketing materials! Sam Pearce is our visionary inventor, designer and engineer, who is also committed to making the best products possible, which are proven to be effective. We are proud to be a British Manufacturer of world class innovation!

(£100 OFF UNTIL MAY 31ST, USING OUR UNIQUE DISCOUNT CODE! ‘AYL2019’)

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"Our aims

Addressing methods to help boost self-esteem and well-being of disabled people (and individuals with long-term health conditions) enabling them to play as active roles in society as possible is a ‘monumental’ and diverse task.

MASIS cannot address all issues, but as a result of links established with numerous charities as well as government departments and organisations, MASIS knows the people who can provide expert disability information and support."


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As a charity we are able to help people of all ages, particularly those with very specific or complex needs.

We also produce a range of ready-made disability products, which are all inspired by the requests we receive through our custom made service. We also offer a switch toy adaptation service, where families can send in up to 5 interactive toys at a time to be adapted for use with switches.

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Purple Iris is a non profit organisation that launched in November 2018. We make adaptive clothing, accessories and items for people living with a disability, as well as offering classes to anyone who would like to learn how to adapt their own clothing. Purple Iris is centred around creating zero waste products, allowing us to help more people!

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Remap

Making things possible

Remap is a UK charity that helps disabled people of all ages to live more independent lives by designing and making customised equipment free of charge.

 We help to improve quality of life and increase independence for disabled people of all ages
 We provide solutions to everyday problems when there is nothing commercially available
 We design and custom-make equipment for an individual because everyone’s needs are different
 Our network of skilled volunteers respond to thousands of requests for our help every year
 We provide our service free of charge

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Tree of Hope is a crowdfunding charity, which helps children and young people living with a disability or illness. We support families by raising the money they need to pay for specialist care or equipment, which is not freely available through the UK healthcare system. To date we have helped over 1430 children and their families/carers!