Autism Acceptance Month

* This post has been written by our Social Media Manager. * Autism is a spectrum. None of us are the same. You both be independent and autistic, you can be physically/mentally dependent on the help of others, or somewhere in between. The beauty in autism is that it manifests in so many ways, that it’s hard […]

Remap Charity – Emma’s Fix

* This post is written by one of our volunteer content creators – it is not sponsored. * My Fix, From First Contact To The Final Solution. In my previous post, I discussed the brilliant work Remap do to create bespoke solutions for disabled people’s everyday problems. My problem was that I frequently found myself in situations where […]

Meet Amber…

* This post has been written by our Secretary. * Hi, I’m Amber! AYL’s newest team member and secretary, which is a new, challenging, and exciting adventure for me. I am particularly enjoying learning how both the company and website operate behind the scenes, and will soon be learning to publish weekly blog posts – […]

Ripple Effects

* This post is written by one of our volunteer content creators. * Hi guys! Welcome to another blog from me – Adam. Through my 45 year old eyes, I look back at all MY bad choices and foolish ways (which is basically my entire life journey), and I see the ripple effect in all its […]

Remap Charity – Introduction

* This post is written by one of our volunteer content creators – it is not sponsored. * The Charity That Custom-Makes Equipment To Help Disabled People Live More Independent Lives Remap is a charity that promotes independence by designing and creating bespoke solutions for people living with disabilities experiencing an everyday difficulty or problem, where […]

Meet Jay…

* This post has been written by our Secondary Social Media Manager. * Hi, I’m Jay! AYL’s newest team member and Secondary Social Media Administrator! Meaning if you follow us on social media, you will have already seen some of my work! It is a new but exciting adventure for me. I have always been […]

Another Year Without Alcohol

* This post is written by one of our volunteer content creators. * Hi guys! Firstly, I want to say a massive happy new year to every one of you awesome people! Last year I spoke about “Sitting With My Stranger” in one of my earliest blog posts for Access Your Life’s website. Yet I […]

Christmas Reflections

* This post is written by one of our volunteer content creators.* * TW: Alcoholism. * Hi guys! I hope you are all good and well, especially given the time of year with Christmas looming. It’s a hard time for us all in our different ways, it’s just rarely talked about. See, my journey as Adam […]

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 […]

Gender Clinic Appointment

* This post is written by one of our volunteer content creators.* Hi guys! I hope you’re all well and making your way as best you can through this thing called life. I don’t know if any of you will remember – as a trans man, the waiting times for an initial one-to-one appointment at […]

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 […]

Meet Saffie…

* This post is written by our Case Manager. * Hello! My name is Saffie, and I recently started working for Access Your Life as their first ever Case Manager, making me responsible for the management and communications of their Equipment Request Form. So, anyone looking to source a suitable wheelchair, for example, will chat […]

Wheelchair Basketball Q & A

* This post is written by one of our volunteer ambassadors – it is not sponsored. * My name is Joy Haizelden and for the last six years, I have been playing Wheelchair Basketball for Great Britain. I was born with Spina Bifida in China and was adopted at the age of six after moving to […]