• Sarah Botterill | 03 Apr 2023
    As part of our digital accessibility procurement guide, we interviewed Susanna Laurin, Chief Research and Innovation Officer at Funka and IAAP (International Association of Accessibility Professionals) Representative to the European Union about the challenges of accessible procurement – and how to...
  • Sarah Botterill | 13 Mar 2023
    AbilityNet’s Attitudes to Accessibility Survey showed that very few organisations recognise the role of procurement in delivering accessibility.
  • Sarah Botterill | 18 Jul 2022
    When you're engaged in any online meeting, you'll be working with a range of diverse needs, as you would face-to-face. So how do you make sure that as the meeting host or participant you ensure you cater for everyone's needs?
  • Sarah Botterill | 10 May 2022
    * Blog updated 9 May 2022 *The COVID-19 crisis forced many of us into a period of physical distancing— during the height of the pandemic in mid 2020, 1.5 million people were self-isolating for health reasons. In reality, many older and disabled people were already more likely to be isolated from...
  • Sarah Botterill | 03 Feb 2022
    This blog has been updated! Originally published 03/12/19. Amended 03/02/22Stroke is the most common cause of aphasia.
  • Sarah Botterill | 11 Jan 2022
    As a digital professional you know that digital accessibility benefits staff, customers, profit margins and drives brand value – and it’s the right thing to do. But there are always competing priorities and it's not always easy to convince senior leaders to make the investment you need. 
  • Sarah Botterill | 06 Jan 2022
    Parkinson’s disease or Parkinson’s is a long-term neurological condition. It causes problems in the brain that worsen over time.In the UK, around 145,000 people are living with Parkinson’s. Symptoms of Parkinson’s develop slowly over the years and vary from person to person. However, people living...
  • Sarah Botterill | 06 Jan 2022
    How does Parkinson’s affect your ability to use technology?AbilityNet county coordinator for Cambridge, Andrew Harding, has insight into living with the condition. He also runs a support group for Parkinson’s and supports people in using technology through his volunteering for us.“The fundamental...
  • Sarah Botterill | 06 Dec 2021
    AbilityNet has worked with Age UK to help close the digital inclusion gap for older people in Wilshire in the wake of Covid-19 through a pilot called Click & Connect.The pilot, which included Age UK, AbilityNet and Wiltshire Sight, explored barriers to technology among older people and has...
  • Sarah Botterill | 01 Dec 2021
    Digital accessibility is a constantly evolving task, but you can accelerate past competitors by embedding a culture of digital accessibility.