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 […]

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 […]

AYL Treasure Hunt – AbleMove

* This post is supported by McAnallen, but all opinions are my own. * Like many events, the coronavirus outbreak resulted in Naidex 2020 being rescheduled to September 15th and 16th 2021. During which time, we will be hosting the very first AYL Treasure Hunt together with 10 other trusted exhibitors. Allowing us to provide […]

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. […]

Variety Children’s Charity

* This post is kindly supported by Variety The Children’s Charity, but all opinions are my own. * Variety, the Children’s Charity believe that all children should have equal opportunities to reach their potential, regardless of their circumstances. Founded in 1927 for fellowship purposes by movie moguls, the original Variety Club was redeveloped after a baby […]

Para Dance UK

* This post is kindly sponsored by Para Dance UK, but all opinions are my own. * Para Dance is a national charity and the governing body for Para Dance Sport in the UK. Not only do they encourage and support dancers to compete; they also strive to make inclusive dance sessions accessible to all, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. During which time, we will be hosting the very first AYL Treasure Hunt together with 10 other trusted exhibitors. Allowing us to […]

Mbloc Accessible Homes

* This post is kindly sponsored by Mbloc, but all opinions are my own. * Mbloc has created a bespoke modular building concept, allowing them to build homes quickly and efficiently in almost any location. Their innovative construction methods utilise steel frames and timber panelled walls to prefabricate panels offsite, all of which can then be […]

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 […]

AYL Treasure Hunt – Integrex

* This post is kindly sponsored by Integrex, but all opinions are my own. * Like many events, the coronavirus outbreak resulted in Naidex 2020 being rescheduled to September 15th and 16th 2021. During which time, we will be hosting the very first AYL Treasure Hunt together with 10 other trusted exhibitors. Allowing us to […]