About Rate it!

Rate it! is an independent consumer review website written for and by disabled and older people.

Our aim is to provide a space to share their views and reviews of products (both specialist and mainstream) that can help to make it easier to lead and independent life.


Gear, Gadgets and Gizmos: podcasts by Phil Friend.
Phil talks to disabled people about products they use to help them live independent lives.

1: Geoff Adams-Spink

Geoff Adams-Spink podcast notes 2019 (PDF)

2: Simon Minty

Simon Minty podcast notes May 2019 (PDF)

3: Rick Williams

Rick Williams podcast notes June 2019 (PDF)

4: Rosaleen Moriarty-Simmonds

Rosaleen Moriarty-Simmonds podcast notes July 2019 (PDF)

5: Vivek Gohil

Vivek Gohil podcast notes August 2019

Press releases

November 2018: It’s easier than ever to Rate it!

October 2018: Love it or hate it? Here’s your chance to Rate it!

Media coverage

January 2019: Three top-rated products for disabled people on Rate it! by Denise Stephens (Disability Horizons)

February 2019: Finding truly accessible products is like walking a tightrope by Peter Wilkins (Disability Horizons)

Press enquiries

For press enquiries, contact Chris Lofthouse at RiDC:

email chrislofthouse@ridc.org.uk

phone 020 7427 2467