• Mark.Gaddes | 30 Apr 2019
    Please note: the date for this webinar has passed - access the webinar recording and slide deck for the presentation from the free expert resources section of our website.Over the last few years advances in technology have opened up communication options for people with hearing loss and deafness,...
  • Mark.Gaddes | 13 Mar 2019
    As part of World Parkinson's Day, and joining efforts to #UniteForParkinsons, AbilityNet is hosting a free webinar about Parkinson's and technology.
  • Mark.Gaddes | 27 Feb 2019
    AbilityNet has a network of volunteers that provide free IT support to older people and disabled people of any age. We recently sat down with one of our volunteers to get a first-hand perspective of what it’s like to be an AbilityNet ITCanHelp Volunteer.
  • Mark.Gaddes | 14 Jun 2018
    Last month AbilityNet (AN) had the opportunity to interview Ian Hamilton (IH) - an accessibility specialist and advocate working to raise the bar for accessibility in the games industry. Prior to accessibility, his background was in design and UX but for the last ten years Ian has specialised in...
  • Mark.Gaddes | 07 Jun 2018
    We asked our Accessibility and Usability Consultants to share their thoughts about accessibility in gaming.Like most digital sectors the championing of inclusive design in video games has been ongoing and becoming more prominent in recent years. Companies such as EA (Electronic Arts) have for some...
  • Mark.Gaddes | 06 Jun 2018
    We've focussed our comms this month on accessibility in gaming. You're likely aware of the increase in popularity of video games in the last few years, particularly with the availability of games on mobile devices. However you might not know that an estimated 52% of the online population play games...
  • Mark.Gaddes | 05 Jun 2018
    Together with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) we held an event for our volunteers at IBM Southbank in London on Friday 1 June - the start of Volunteers Week. There were around 120 attendees from across the two charities at the event, which was all about celebrating the great...
  • Mark.Gaddes | 12 Apr 2018
    We want to encourage as many people as possible to enter the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards this year. Our awards are free to enter and attend, and there are some fantastic categories to choose from. To help us, please support AbilityNet's Thunderclap campaign.What is Thunderclap?
  • Mark.Gaddes | 05 Apr 2018
    Accessibility never sits still and in April we'll be focussing on autism and accessibility - looking at the design challenges but also the solutions for people with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). Make sure you register to secure your place, even if unable to attend, as you'll receive details about...
  • Mark.Gaddes | 21 Mar 2018
    Accessibility never sits still and in the coming months we will be hosting two free webinars to share the latest news from the sector. Our first webinar in March will focus on 'What's new in WCAG 2.1' and will look at the new success criteria from the recent WCAG (Web Content Accessibility...

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