Coventry pushes Inclusivity with City-wide pilot of assist-Mi

We are very proud to announce we have launched a citywide pilot in Coventry in partnership with Coventry County Council and the Citizens Advice Bureau to revolutionise access and inclusivity across the city. It’s extremely exciting for us to work in an area where we can have a direct impact on the lives of residents… Read more »

assist-Mi talks Access and Inclusivity at Apple

On Saturday 14th November, assist-Mi were invited to the Apple Store in Glasgow to talk all things disability and accessibility. The assist-Mi team gave an overview of the app and its origins, a demonstration of how it worked, and answered questions from the floor on it’s use and functionality. One of the things that was… Read more »

App partnership puts disabled on the road

Wearside app developer assist-Mi has joined force with black cab app Gett to offer a new level of accessibility to disabled people. Users will have access to priority booking and waiting times of less than five minutes and instant email receipts, offering disabled passengers a fully inclusive and accessible service, which will soon be rolled… Read more »

Taxi app Gett makes travel easier for disabled Londoners

The company is promising fixed fares saving up to 30% too Ride-hailing app Gett has announced a new partnership with Assist-MI, an app that helps disabled users interact with services and communicate their access needs. Using the app, disabled customers will now be able to hail one of 8000 black cabs in the capital (or… Read more »

Promoting accessibility at Apple!

We are very excited to announce we will be hosting an event with Apple, at the Glasgow Apple store, Buchanan Street on Saturday 14th December – “Discover Accessibility with assist-Mi”. On the day, we are going to be demonstrating our app and showing how it has the ability, with fully inclusive and accessible design, to… Read more »

Petrol Station Survey Fuels the Debate on Accessibility

A snapshot survey commissioned by assist-Mi has shown that disabled people are still struggling to put fuel in their cars. The survey, which was carried out by the RICA (Research Institute for Consumer Affairs), involved 6 disabled drivers visiting 20 garages over a one month period in October 2014, recording their experiences as they went…. Read more »

Helping disabled travellers reach for the skies

In celebration of the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Wednesday, the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced a raft of new rules, which aim to strengthen the rights of disabled travellers who want to use UK airports. Designed to make it easier for disabled people to request assistance, the new rules will… Read more »

Empowering equality for disabled people

In anticipation of the launch of the groundbreaking app, Assist-Mi are teaming up with the online community Disability Horizons to help spread the word to disabled people, UK businesses and other potential collaborators. We need you to join the conversation! Assist-Mi aims to make it easier for disabled people to request assistance from a service… Read more »