Able Eyes Virtual Tours – Introduction

* This post is kindly sponsored by Able Eyes, but 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, but 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 […]

Living With A Rare Disease

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * Living with a rare disease? We need your help! In 2015, the UK health agency NICE was asked to fund a new drug for children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Parents waited over two years for a decision to be made. But […]

T-Pull Door Closer – Introduction

* This post is kindly sponsored by T-Pull, but all opinions are my own. * T-Pull door closers were created to solve a particular problem that is faced by wheelchair and mobility aid users across the world – closing a door behind you as you leave a room. Whether you are using an interior or […]

Shower Buddy – Bath Check

* This post is written by guest blogger Barry Redican, CEO of Showerbuddy New Zealand Ltd – it is not sponsored. * As mentioned in our previous guest blog post, I have had the pleasure of working for Showerbuddy for the past 13 years. However, it is during this experience that I learnt there is unfortunately […]

Wheels Heals Disabilities

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * My name is Elliot Barrington, and like many people living with a disability, it took time for me to mentally and physically accept my injury. I genuinely thought my life was over after a gunshot bullet caused a spinal cord […]

Shower Buddy – Product Range

* This post is written by guest blogger Barry Redican, CEO of Showerbuddy New Zealand Ltd – it is not sponsored. * Although my job title might read CEO, my real job title is “helping people with disabilities access their bathroom”. It is also the mantra that the Showerbuddy team live by, but sadly not everyone […]

Gympanzees – Play & Exercise Services

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * There are over 1.1 million disabled children and young people in the UK. Yet 84% of them cannot access regular leisure facilities, preventing them from playing, exercising and socialising in the same ways as their peers. Not only does this […]

Motorsport On A Level Playing Field

* This post is written by a guest bloggers – it is not sponsored. * For many people living with a disability, the concept of competing in mainstream sport against able-bodied people, on a totally level playing field seems far-fetched. Whilst the Paralympic Games, Invictus Games and Para championships showcase a spectrum of incredible sporting […]

Mental Health & Self Isolation

* This post is written by one of our volunteer content creators. * For many people living with a disability, the coronavirus outbreak has lead to almost an entire year of self-isolation! Everyone has family and friends they desperately miss, public places they wish to visit and routine health services they long to access again. […]

Wheelchair Fencing Q & A

* This post is written by a guest blogger. * My name is Jonathan Collins, I am 30 years old and I have a passion for wheelchair fencing. I was only given hours to live at birth, but despite the odds, I am here to tell the tale! I then went on to be diagnosed […]

Exercise At Home With WheelPower

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * Following the pioneering work by WheelPower’s founder, Sir Ludwig Guttmann in 1940, WheelPower has been providing opportunities for people with disabilities to play sport and lead healthy active lives from the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement, Stoke Mandeville Stadium in Buckinghamshire. […]

Accessible Homes – Have Your Say

* This post is written by one of our volunteer content creators – it is not sponsored. * The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government contacted AYL to ask if we could share their Accessible Homes Questionnaire, which finishes on December 1st 2020 at 11:45pm! “This consultation considers how to raise accessibility standards, by […]

Disabled & Looking For Work?

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * Evenbreak was created to solve a couple of big problems relating to employment and disabilities. Something that is even more poignant in this new post-covid economic climate, as it’s incredibly difficult for anyone to get a job. But if you have […]

Tailored Leisure

* This post is kindly sponsored by Tailored Leisure, but all opinions are my own. * Tailored Leisure Co. was founded in 2019 as a clear response to unmatched local social needs. The gap became clear after a community consultation, which highlighted endless barriers to accessing leisure and short break services for people living with […]

Access My Events

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * My name is Zubee Kibria and I am the Founder of Access My Events. I am a disabled entrepreneur who loves to make a difference to people’s lives through the work I do. I have worked in the field of disability equality […]