You may be able to get tax relief when buying certain items for the sole use of disabled people. Items include wheelchairs or adapted computer keyboards. Most disability equipment dealers can explain this.
Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) provides guides for daily living. You can borrow simple electronic aids, such as adapted phones and magnifiers for 2 weeks so you can see if the device works for you before buying it. You only pay return postage and a refundable deposit.
Living Made Easy is DLF's directory of assistive products, from clothing to personal care.
Research Institute for Disabled Consumers conducts research into products and services used by disabled people. It publishes free research reports covering many aspects of everyday life, from central heating controls to mobility.
The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) offers advice on accessible computers, laptops and tablets. RNIB also has a technology volunteers who offer advice over the phone or in person on setting up and maintaining equipment.
Aidas Trust provides free and impartial advice and support on technology for disabled people.
Remap matches disabled people who need pieces of specially designed equipment with volunteers who can do so. Projects focus on mobility and independent living.