• Sarah Botterill | 07 Apr 2021
    AbilityNet’s volunteers are supporting a tablet roll-out into communities through collaboration in West Yorkshire. 
  • Sarah Botterill | 29 Mar 2021
    The European Union published the European Accessibility Act in 2019.Three years later, by the end of June 2025, those requirements must be implemented in the products and services being sold in the EU (See timeline below).EAA timeline7 June 2019The European Union publishes the European...
  • Sarah Botterill | 29 Mar 2021
    The European Accessibility Act promises a levelling up of access to digital products and services throughout Europe and beyond, but what is it?Our Q&A answers common questions about the EAA at-a-glance.What are the aims of The European Accessibility Act?The EAA aims to improve the flow of...
  • Sarah Botterill | 18 Mar 2021
    Getting accessibility right demands an individual, human approach.So argued Christina Mallon, head of inclusive design and accessibility for global advertising firm Wunderman Thompson. 
  • Sarah Botterill | 10 Mar 2021
    AbilityNet volunteers have given tech help as part of a digital support initiative for BAME households in Basildon, Essex to help learning from home during Covid-19. Uche Amechi from Ngi Igbo first contacted AbilityNet. Ngi Igbo is a charity that represents a particular community from South-eastern...
  • Sarah Botterill | 08 Mar 2021
    The BBC shares information creating a digitally friendly, inclusive typeface. This article is based on a session aired at TechShare Pro 2020. 
  • Sarah Botterill | 07 Mar 2021
    The theme for 2021’s International Women’s Day 2021 is #ChooseToChallenge, focusing on celebrating women’s achievements and helping to “collectively create a diverse and inclusive world”. AbilityNet believes in a digital world accessible to all, so we’ve chosen to celebrate a selection of inspiring...
  • Sarah Botterill | 28 Feb 2021
    How do you get people to embrace accessibility? Do you need the stick of a heavily policed legal approach, or is better to highlight the benefits, using the carrot to change behaviours? Hear from European experts and find out how approaches differ by country. 
  • Sarah Botterill | 25 Feb 2021
    We're proud to announce our involvement with the government's Digital Lifeline Fund, which aims to improve the lives of thousands with learning disabilities on low incomes.The Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) has created a £2.5 million fund to provide devices, data and digital support...
  • Sarah Botterill | 23 Feb 2021
    Disabled people feel lonelier and more isolated than others both before and during Covid-19*. Office of National Statistics (ONS) figures found that around 41% of disabled people feel anxious. One in ten disabled people is scared to go out, compared to 29% and one in 25 of non-disabled people*.


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