Bealies Adaptive Wear

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * I am a 55-year-old mother of three children, Theo (26), Emile (19) and Esther (17). We live in Stockport, Cheshire. I have taken early retirement from my career as a mental health social worker to focus on the business and […]

Changing Lives One Step at a Time

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * Flexyfoot is making waves not just within the UK, but worldwide, supporting people with a wide range of needs from arthritis, brain tumours, paralysis, amputation, dystonia, and arthrogryposis. Flexyfoot improves everyday lives with confidence, safety, and style. Flexyfoot aims to […]

Advanced Freedom

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * My name is Louise Sertsis and I’ve been dealing with physical disability for many years. I am now advocating for the disabled, trying to make society aware that we have the same wants and needs as our able-bodied counterparts. I’ve […]

Fit Amputee

* This post is written by one of our volunteer guest bloggers – it is not sponsored. * Are you an awesome amputee that is constantly struggling with your diet yo-yo-ing from one style to the next? Are you tired and frustrated of going through diet after diet, wasting money, time, and energy to get […]

Wash Away Your Worries

* This post is kindly sponsored by WashPod – all opinions are their own. * Home is our sanctuary, our personal space, a harbour where we can be ourselves. But life can make that security very precarious in a blink of an eye. Whether it’s a road traffic accident, a doctor’s diagnosis, lack of oxygen […]

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

* This post is written by a guest blogger and reflects their personal views, experiences, and opinions. It does not contain official medical advice. * Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is an internationally recognised event every September. More than 300,000 children are diagnosed with some form of cancer every year, and one child is diagnosed with […]

We Can Access

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * In 2012, our daughter was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour at the age of two. Surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy saved her life but left her with some life-changing disabilities. Through our journey, we have met hundreds of families who, […]

Emotional Respite: Disability Counselling Service

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * Have you ever found it difficult to access effective counselling because of your disability or illness? My name is Helen and I founded Emotional Respite: Disability Counselling Service in 2014 after identifying a gap in the market. I concluded that […]

LiveYou

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * LiveYou has teamed up with Access Your Life with one goal in mind – to vastly improve the independence and quality of life for those with physical disabilities. To achieve this, LiveYou specialises in helping you with two very important […]

VacayAbility

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * Launched in 2020, the VacayAbility website features user reviews and ratings on attractions, hotels, and restaurants, with a focus on accessibility-related factors. Users can create free accounts to review businesses and tourist sites. You can give a star rating in several categories, […]

The Blind Soapmaker

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * Access Your Life is known for encouraging and enabling people with disabilities to achieve a brighter future, whether they require physical or mental support. It’s for these reasons that I’m excited to work alongside AYL to support more people in […]

Wheelie Good Mobility

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * Wheelie Good Mobility was launched in 2008 by Greenwich University graduate Charmaine Kemp and her father Bob. The home business then specialised in recycling used mobility scooters, along with getting them out to the public in a market that was […]

Do More Study

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * The DoMore study aims to find new ways to help children and young people with long-term disabilities, who are unable to walk, to move more in their day to day lives. Young people aged 12 – 25 who use a wheelchair, […]

Able Eyes Virtual Tours – Introduction

* This post is kindly sponsored by Able Eyes – all opinions are their own. * Imagine travelling with your child who is on the Autism Spectrum, a parent who uses a wheelchair, or a loved one suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Some of their biggest challenges stem from visiting an unknown environment, encountering factors they cannot […]

Aritco Home Lifts – Introduction

* This post is kindly sponsored by Aritco – all opinions are their own. * Aritco was founded in 1995 by four entrepreneurs living just outside of Stockholm. All four had experience in the lift business and understood the need for a new kind of product that was smarter to use and simpler to install, easier […]