News and Blogs

  • Sarah Botterill | 15 Jul 2019
    A share of a £1 million cash injection and the chance to be coached, and mentored is up for grabs as part of a technology prize aimed at ending loneliness.
  • Sarah Botterill | 12 Jul 2019
    Tips for assistive technology to make it easier to use a computer if you have rheumatoid or osteoarthritis
  • Claudia.Cahalane | 11 Jul 2019
    This year's AbilityNet Tech4Good finalists have a focus on making creativity more accessible to disabled people. The four finalists include the makers of the Control One, which enables people with severe physical disabilities to create and produce entire songs from start to finish.
  • Mark.Gaddes | 09 Jul 2019
    The UK Public Sector Web Accessibility Regulations became law in 2018 and created a range of new responsibilities for universities, HE (higher education) institutions and other public sector bodies. Our workshops provides an opportunity for you to learn new accessibility skills and focus on the key...
  • Katherine Talbot | 09 Jul 2019
    On our recent webinar on 'What to include on the accessibility help page on your website' we shared advice and information about making your website accessible to people of all abilities. Our experts answer some of the questions they received about accessibility help pages and best practices.
  • Robin.Christopherson | 08 Jul 2019
    We all know that the Echo can wake us up in the morning and time the perfect egg, can keep us up-to-date with the news and weather, and play music and games and so, so much more – but it can also help keep us fit, healthy and safe. Here’s a few top Alexa tips on keeping well.
  • Lizi Green | 04 Jul 2019
    On our recent webinar on 'Free Training on Inclusive Technology for Students' we shared some of our favourite free and low-cost apps that can help students facing barriers to learning related to focus, note-taking and organisation, time management and mental health. In this blog we answer your...
  • Mark.Gaddes | 01 Jul 2019
    The UK Public Sector Web Accessibility Regulations became law in 2018 and created a range of new responsibilities for universities, HE (higher education) institutions and other public sector bodies. This series of workshops provides an opportunity for you to learn new accessibility skills and focus...
  • Jessica Doyle | 28 Jun 2019
    The Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA), is a UK Government grant which provides support to disabled students in higher education, playing a huge role in breaking down barriers and levelling the playing field. 
  • Robin.Christopherson | 26 Jun 2019
    Last week was a good week for accessibility. Thursday 19 June saw the 10th anniversary of blind access to the iPhone and the day after finally saw Alexa calling to landline and mobile phones come to an Echo near you. For those with a motor or dexterity impairment (including those who are completely...