• 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...
  • Anonymous | 16 Sep 2014
    Claire Millross, AbilityNet's Volunteering and Free Services Administrator, explains the impact of invisible illnesses on her life
  • Anonymous | 14 Feb 2014
    Are you using alt text properly?Inconsistent use of alt text is one of the most common problems found in our web audits. These golden rules make your alt tags more useful to your site visitors and mean your site is more likely to be legally compliant. These rules are aimed at content editors but...
  • Anonymous | 03 Oct 2013
    We're back with our monthly blog. This time we're looking at what adaptive technology would be helpful for people with Cerebral Palsy. What is Cerebral Palsy (CP) Cerebral Palsy is an umbrella term for a range of conditions which can cause difficulty with muscle control and movement. Additionally...
  • Anonymous | 21 Aug 2013
    Smartphones open up a whole new world to people with visual impairments. In this blog AbilityNet's Head of Fundraising Rory Field talks about his experience with Fleksy, an app designed to make texting easier. Hi there,
  • Anonymous | 27 Jun 2013
    Abilitynet's ITCanHelp service provides IT support to disabled people in their homes and Bob Twitchen has been a central figure in its development for many years. It became part of AbilityNet last year but Bob and his colleagues have spent almost 20 years setting up and running this service...
  • Anonymous | 20 Jun 2013
    Mariella Frostrop will announce the winners at this year's Technology4Good Awards Ceremony in early July. Twenty-four finalists have been chosen by a panel of experts who will now decide who wins the eight Awards, but you can have a say now by voting in the T4G People's Award. You can vote on the...

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