AbilityNet Live! Free events about technology and disability

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AbilityNet is a series of live online events to help share useful information for disabled people and their carers and employers.

See below for details, as well as recordings of past events


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Free webinar: Cost of living crisis and how digital can help

  • Date: Tuesday 20 September 2022

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Past events

View a recording of the event, plus slides and notes including 

 Tips for using tech at home

Technology to help people with sight loss - with RNIB and Envision

  • Delivered Tuesday 28 June 2022

How technology can help people with Parkinson's

  • Delivered 8 March 2022

Top tips for dyslexia and technology

  • Delivered 5 October 2021

Smart homes, tech tips for independent living at home

  • Delivered 01 June 2021

Technology and dementia: a creative approach

  • Delivered 1pm, 25 May 2021

Technology help for people with learning disabilities

  • Delivered 1pm, 27 April 2021

Tablets for seniors, keep in touch with loved ones during Covid-19

  • Delivered, 26 January 2021

How to spot an online scam and avoid it: Stay safe online

  • Delivered 24 November 2020

Using tech to tackle loneliness and isolation

  • Delivered 30 June 2020

Meeting neurodiverse needs during the pandemic

  • Delivered 16 June 2020

Working with neurodiversity, is the new normal here to stay?

  • Delivered 09 June 2020

How disabled people can use Alexa and other smart speakers to stay connected

  • Delivered 19 May

How to take care of your mental health while working or studying from home

  • Delivered 12 May 2020

How to access online learning to stay motivated and learn new skills

  • Delivered 5 May 2020

How to stay safe online

  • Delivered 27 April 2020

How to find local support groups online

  • Delivered 14 April 2020

How to run accessible online meetings - Zoom, Teams and more

  • Delivered 8 April 2020

How tech can help you stay connected 

  • Delivered 7 April 2020

Digital accessibility tips

Inclusive and Accessible Learning and Working in a Post Covid World

  • Delivered Tuesday 19 July 2022

How leaders can build a culture of empathy

  • Delivered 24 May 2022 

Employee support and adjustments in the age of Covid

  • Delivered 26 April 2022

Don't disable me: How you can avoid creating barriers for disabled people

  • Declivered 8 February 2022

How to get online for FREE or at a low-cost: digital divide

  • Delivered 17 January 2022

How to recognise and promote a neurodiverse workforce

  • Delivered 14 December 2021

How to create an inclusive workplace

  • Delivered 28 September 2021

The Business Case for Accessibility

  • Delivered 20 July 2021

Introduction to digital accessibility

  • Delivered 01 July 2021

How to excel at inclusive onboarding and induction in the workplace

  • Delivered 29 June 2021

Dementia-friendly design, expert tips for accessible websites

  • Delivered 18 May 2021

How to do inclusive, accessible recruitment 

  • Delivered 2 March 2021

How to do accessible social media

  • Delivered 20 October 2020

How technology can help people with dyslexia

  • Delivered 29 September 2020

Accessibility Anti-Patterns

  • Delivered 18 August 2020

Accessible design tips for a competitive edge

  • Delivered 14 July 2020

Accessibility Insights with key practitioners working in accessibility

Accessibility Insights with Xbox at Microsoft

  • Delivered Tuesday 7 December 2021

Accessibility Insights with Intuit

  • Delivered Tuesday 9 November 2021

Accessibility Insights with Workbridge

  • Delivered 12 October 2021

Accessibility Insights with Funka and the IAAP

  • Delivered 7 September 2021

Accessibility Insights with British Heart Foundation

  • Delivered 10 August 2021

Accessibility Insights with the UK Government

  • Delivered 06 July 2021

Accessibility Insights with Larry Goldberg of Verizon Media

  • Delivered 08 June 2021

Accessibility Insights with GAAD co-founders

  • Delivered 4 May 2021

Accessibility Insights with the BBC

  • Delivered 6 April 2021

Accessibility Insights with Apple: February 2021

  • Delivered 16 February 2021

Accessibility Insights with the European Disability Forum: January 2021

  • Delivered 19 January 2021

Accessibility Insights with Malin Rygg of the Norwegian Digitalisation Agency

  • Delivered 8 December 2020

Accessibility Insights with Christopher Patnoe of Google

  • Delivered 10 November 2020

Accessibility Insights with Bryn Anderson of Sainsbury's

  • Delivered 6 October 2020

Accessibility Insights with Paul Smyth of Barclays

  • Delivered 8 September 2020

Accessibility Insights with Neil Milliken

  • Delivered 11 August 2020

Accessibility Insights with Microsoft's Jenny Lay-Flurrie

  • Delivered 21 July 2020

HE and Public Sector accessibility

HE/Public Sector Update: Addressing Autism, Dyslexia, and Neurodivergence in education and work

  • Delivered 22 March 2022

HE/Public Sector Update with the University of Southampton

  • Delivered 2 November 2021

HE/Public Sector update: Accessibility dos and don'ts with Susi Miller 

  • Delivered 22 June 2021

HE/Public Sector update: Promoting Accessibility, with University of Derby

  • Delivered 13 April 2021

HE/Public Sector Update: How Cardiff Metropolitan University meets accessibility targets

  • Delivered 23 February 2021

HE/Public Sector Update: Winning hearts and minds at University of Cambridge

  • Delivered 1 December 2020

HE/Public Sector Update: Excelling in Digital Accessibility at Open University

  • Delivered 22 September 2020

HE/Public Sector Update: Is your Accessibility Statement ready yet?

  • Delivered 23 July 2020

HE Update and Accessibility Maturity Model for Higher and Further Education

  • Delivered 27 May


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