News and Blogs

  • Mark.Gaddes | 21 Jan 2022
    We are pleased to announce AbilityNet has achieved Disability Confident Leader status as of 16 June 2020.
  • Robin Christopherson | 19 Jan 2022
    The Central Digital and Data Office report finds digital accessibility issues on nearly all tested websites.
  • Sarah Botterill | 19 Jan 2022
    Are you wondering where you can get tech help for FREE? Look no further than AbilityNet’s recently updated tool, My Computer My Way (MCMW).The tool helps anyone to make a device easier to use, which is critical to our mission to create a digital world accessible to all.So, what is MCMW? And how do...
  • Robin Christopherson | 12 Jan 2022
    The latest version of the software that powers iPads and iPhones - iOS 10 - includes significant improvements for people with tremors or other dexterity issues that will take their access to a whole new level.
  • Sarah Botterill | 11 Jan 2022
    As a digital professional you know that digital accessibility benefits staff, customers, profit margins and drives brand value – and it’s the right thing to do. But there are always competing priorities and it's not always easy to convince senior leaders to make the investment you need. 
  • Annie Mannion | 10 Jan 2022
    AbilityNet is launching a selection of lived experience courses that will provide attendees with a deep dive into the experiences of people of living with different disabilities and impairments. The courses focus on visual, hearing, physical, mental health and neurodiversity barriers.
  • Sarah Botterill | 06 Jan 2022
    Parkinson’s disease or Parkinson’s is a long-term neurological condition. It causes problems in the brain that worsen over time.In the UK, around 145,000 people are living with Parkinson’s. Symptoms of Parkinson’s develop slowly over the years and vary from person to person. However, people living...
  • Sarah Botterill | 06 Jan 2022
    How does Parkinson’s disease affect your ability to use technology?AbilityNet county coordinator for Cambridge, Andrew Harding, has insight into living with the condition. He also runs a support group for Parkinson’s and supports people in using technology through his volunteering for us.“The...
  • Kelly Chan | 06 Jan 2022
    To help you get even better value this year, we have a 10 for the price of 8 bundle on our training courses for you and your team to enjoy. 
  • Mark Walker | 16 Dec 2021
    An update on AbilityNet's response to the pandemic, in terms of actions taken in relation to our home visit services.