News and Blogs

  • Sarah Botterill | 04 Mar 2020
    The NHS is still largely paper-powered, and that is excluding people with disabilities says AbilityNet’s Accessibility and Usability Consultant Adi Latif.
  • Annie Mannion | 04 Mar 2020
    Read about the key accessibility-related talking points from the event including its focus on inclusion, Accessibility Statement regulations, and EdTech provision improvements.
  • Alex.Barker | 04 Mar 2020
    Robots are now not just sci fi fantasy. They are real....and they are here to help you!
  • Sarah Botterill | 01 Mar 2020
    On International Women’s Day (March 8) we celebrate inspiring female leaders in web accessibility and digital inclusion. It’s particularly apt given this year’s theme is “an equal world, is an empowered world,” resonating with our mission of a digital world accessible to all. 
  • Claudia.Cahalane | 27 Feb 2020
    Saturday 29 February is International Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day. The charity RSI Action estimates that Repetitive Strain Injury accounted for 4.7 million days lost from work from people with the condition in 2003/4 and informal surveys indicate that 1 in 3 computer users may have...
  • Guest Blogger | 27 Feb 2020
    Guest blog: Irene Mbari-Kirika, Founder and CEO of inABLEIrene Mbari-Kirika is Founder and CEO of inABLE, a not-for-profit organisation working in Kenya to bring computer assistive technology to disabled students in Africa.
  • Adam Tweed | 25 Feb 2020
    When Mick Ebeling of Not Impossible Labs considered the way D/deaf and hard of hearing people experience music; the monotonous thump of the subwoofer, he thought it was absurd. Working with jazz musician and songwriter Mandy Harvey who lost her hearing at University, Not Impossible Labs created...
  • Mark.Gaddes | 25 Feb 2020
    If you don’t do this already AmazonSmile is a really easy way to shop at Amazon and donate to AbilityNet at the same time, at no extra cost.It’s really simple - when you shop at Amazon via AbilityNet's AmazonSmile link rather than the normal Amazon site, 0.5% of the sale from qualifying purchases...
  • Guerman Botten | 19 Feb 2020
    Microsoft's AI for Good programme uses tech to boost environmental sustainability, accessibility, humanitarian action and cultural heritage. 
  • Robin.Christopherson | 18 Feb 2020
    The European Accessibility Act is all set to create an equal digital landscape for older and disabled people.There are an estimated 80 million Europeans with disabilities, and over 190 million older people.