Meet Cameron…

* This post has been written by our Social Media Administrator. * Hi, I’m Cameron! As a sufferer of moderate-severe depression and GAD (generalised anxiety disorder), I’m very aware of how little support is offered to those with disabilities of the mind. This is because a mental illness isn’t typically seen as a ‘disability’. Yet depression […]

Top Ten Kitchen Aids – Part Two

* This post is written by one of our volunteer content creators – it is not sponsored. * The AYL team have teamed up to create a series of blog posts highlighting our favourite disability related products, starting with kitchen aids! As you will see, many of the items listed below are constructed using simple […]

The Little Things

* This post is written by one of our volunteer content creators. * Small Changes That Make Everyday Tasks More Manageable As I was preparing my lunch a few days ago I was thinking about how I’ve adapted my kitchen to ensure I avoid serious burns, concussions or other fall based calamities. This then got […]

Top Ten Kitchen Aids – Part One

* This post is written by one of our volunteer content creators – it is not sponsored * Daily living aids are usually small pieces of equipment used within the home to help people with disabilities live more independently. However, not every item lives up to their sales expectations. So the AYL team have teamed […]

AYL Ambassador – Staying Motivated

* This post is written by one of our volunteer ambassadors in partnership with Invictus Active. * I hope everyone is doing well as can be during these strange times. It’s been a whole year since the coronavirus took over our lives, but we can almost see light at the end of the tunnel. Because […]

Shedding The Shame

* This post is written by one of our volunteer content creators. * In my years of activity within the disabled community, I see so many aspects of disabled life that are unique to an individual, or a condition; giving a rich insight into the diversity within the community itself. However, it also shows the […]

AYL Ambassador – Lockdown Life

* This post is written by one of our volunteer ambassadors in partnership with Invictus Active. * A Day In The Life Of An Elite Athlete During Lockdown Over the next couple of months, I’ll be giving you an insight into my journey towards selection for the Tokyo 2021 Paralympics. A process that is going […]

Disability Gift Guide

* Some of the links listed below are affiliated, meaning we receive a small commission if you make a purchase based on our recommendation. * I’m sure we can all agree that the upcoming holiday season is going to be very different, particularly for anyone isolating during a time typically spent with loved ones. With this […]

Invictus Active Trainer Trial

* This post is written by one of our volunteer ambassadors in partnership with Invictus Active. * If you follow Access Your Life’s social media channels then you might have seen, that I have recently been trialling the Invictus Active Trainer in a bid to help maintain my fitness levels now that lockdown restrictions have begun […]

Lewis Reed – Seat Alhambra

* This post is not sponsored, meaning all opinions are my own and no one I had paid AYL to share this. * Last October we teamed up with Lewis Reed to create a series of honest Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV) reviews. To learn more about the company, their vehicle adaptions, and the Motability Scheme, check […]

AYL Treasure Hunt – Variety Children’s Charity

* This post is kindly supported by Variety The Children’s Charity, 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 […]

AYL Treasure Hunt – Para Dance

* This post is kindly sponsored by Para Dance UK, 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! […]

Mental Health & Chronic Illnesses

* This post is written by one of our volunteer content creators. * As we continue to see life around us continue to resemble what is now known as the new ‘normal’, we’re bound to be experiencing a complex array of emotions. Perhaps relief, perhaps dread, maybe even excitement – but as someone living with […]

AYL Treasure Hunt – Mbloc

* This post is kindly sponsored by Mbloc, 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 […]

AYL Treasure Hunt – Comfyrider

* This post is kindly sponsored by Comfyrider, 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 […]

Lewis Reed – Volkswagen Caddy Maxi

* This is not a sponsored, meaning all opinions are my own and no one has paid AYL to share this. * Last October we teamed up with Lewis Reed to create a series of honest Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV) reviews. To learn more about the company, their vehicle adaptions, and the Motability Scheme, check out […]