I’ve always been proud of my work as a journalist. Being self-employed and finding my own work to fit with my own disability is something I’ve always had pride in. It is my work with my disability. Sadly the moment I hoped would never come has arrived. I am having to crowdfund to help me stay in work because Access to Work isn’t working. If I’m honest I probably should have seen it...[Read More]
The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is a UN-recognised date where the achievements of disability is celebrated. On 3 December every year, disabled people from around the world take a moment to celebrate their achievements, no matter how big or small. First proclaimed in 1992, 25 years on the day is a chance for everyone to share in success. With this in mind, here are just a few di...[Read More]
In advance of the announcement of the overall winner on 14 November in London, you can preview all five of the finalists in this video. Dominic, on behalf of Review My Wheelchair, would like to wish all of his fellow finalists the very best of luck.
Review My Wheelchair has won a £10,000 grant from the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation and Leonard Cheshire Disability this week as part of the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2017 and becomes a finalist alongside 4 other entrepreneurs for an opportunity to win £30,000. Dominic Lund-Conlon, founder of Review My Wheelchair, said: “I’m incredibly humbled by this amazing opportunity given to...[Read More]
It’s sometimes difficult to see the difference between an Electric Wheelchair or Scooter, especially with Mobility Scooters getting smaller to enable them to access more locations than ever before. It’s important for users to understand both the opportunities and limitations between the two. Here is our (as ever, impartial) guide to understanding the differences. Driving a… Mob...[Read More]
The wearable technology market is flush with devices, from heart rate monitors to smart watches, with contactless products a growing arena. We’ve taken a look at some products and how they can benefit a wheelchair user. Barclays bPay A contactless payment device, this is available as a keyfob or wristband. Using either the app (Android, iPhone) or desktop website, you can access the device...[Read More]