• Anonymous | 02 May 2019
    The amazing Be My Eyes was the winner of Tech4Good Accessibility Award in 2018, following in the footsteps of previous winners such as Bristol Braille and Barclays Bank. It's is
  • Anonymous | 14 Nov 2018
    AbilityNet Trustee Kush Kanodia has been announced as one of the top 10 most influential Black, Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) leaders in the UK tech sector.
  • Anonymous | 22 Oct 2018
    Over 20% of the world’s population has a disability and in the UK the combined spending power of people with disabilities and their families, also called the Purple Pound, is £249 billion a year. For this reason, ensuring your products and services are accessible and able to be used by people with...
  • Anonymous | 24 Sep 2018
    Gaming will be for everyone thanks to the Xbox Adaptive Controller, which was announced by Microsoft on the 17 May 2018 as part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day and released 4 September 2018. Numerous features reveal inclusivity as the primary function of the device; like nineteen 3.5mm jack...
  • Anonymous | 23 Jul 2016
    Smartphones and tablets have helped to close the gap between disabled students and their peers, particularly in the form of apps. Here's our selection of ten apps that will help a visually impaired or blind student get the most from their education - and don't miss number 10 which is an app that...
  • Anonymous | 23 Jun 2016
    Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs) can provide additional support and funding to UK students in higher and further education. It is extra funding designed to ensure a level playing field for disabled students and can be used to pay for specialist software, computer hardware and a range of study...
  • Anonymous | 23 Jun 2016
    We review a range of apps and software that can support learning and encourage greater independence for children and adults with Down's syndrome.
  • Anonymous | 04 Jan 2016
    For those with long-term health conditions, DSAs can be a lifeline, writes Jess, a sufferer of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) who blogs about her experiences.
  • Anonymous | 12 Dec 2015
    Mental health issues can be a huge issue for students but Disabled Students Allowances (DSAs) may be able to pay for extra help for students who are struggling with the effects of stress or depression. This blog highlights the types of support that may be relevant as part of our DSA Claim It!...
  • Anonymous | 08 Oct 2015
    AbilityNet’s experts deliver over 1,000 assessments for disabled students every year and by far the most frequent assessment is for a student with a specific learning difficultly such as dyslexia. . It is estimated that up to 1 in 10 people in the UK have some degree of dyslexia, but the good news...

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