• Alex.Barker | 28 Jan 2020
    AbilityNet's advice and information officer, Alex Barker, answers some of the commonly asked questions about stroke and technologyImagine for a moment that you were unable to use one side of your body. Your foot, leg, arm, or hand stop working. It could be temporary or permanent. 
  • Alex.Barker | 16 Jan 2020
    AbilityNet provides a selection of top tips for adjustments that can help create an accessible workplace.
  • Alex.Barker | 29 Oct 2019
    With all the goings on in Westminster recently you can be forgiven for not having noticed the Tweet from Labour MP for Hove and Portslade Peter Kyle about having acute dyslexia. In the post which has been retweeted over 3,000 times Peter explains how having acute dyslexia has made his life as an MP...
  • Alex.Barker | 28 Oct 2019
    According to the Stroke Association, there are 1.2 million Stroke Survivors in the UK. AbilityNet have been lucky enough to attend events and meet people who have living lives after stroke.
  • Alex.Barker | 22 Aug 2019
    The AbilityNet Helpline's Alex Barker shares his top tips for choosing the right computer for older people and disabled people
  • Alex.Barker | 20 Aug 2019
    Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis can lead to arthritic hands, which can make it hard to use a computer. AbilityNet recommends how to adapt your tech if you're living with arthritis.
  • Alex.Barker | 20 Jun 2019
    Friday June 21st marks Motor Neuron Disease Awareness Day and we take a look at how technology might help someone who has MND and might be struggling to use a mobile phone.A diagnosis of a condition such as MND is life changing and there are probably a million and one things to consider. One of the...
  • Alex.Barker | 28 May 2019
    We have had lots of fantastic feedback from our recent webinar "Smartphones and Hearing Loss".  This was a webinar jointly hosted by AbilityNet and Action for Hearing Loss and we'd like to thank Kevin Taylor, their Product Technologist for his expertise!Here are the questions which we didn't have...
  • Alex.Barker | 23 Apr 2019
    This week is MS Awareness Week and we have done a round-up of the content we have available on our website for this often misunderstood condition.
  • Alex.Barker | 11 Mar 2019
    This week is Glaucoma Awareness Week and Alex Barker takes a look at what technology can help people struggling with their sight.

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