How to get free help with your digital devices - with BT Group

AbilityNet, in partnership with BT Group logo

Geoff Hurst getting help with tech from a volunteerJoin a FREE webinar on Thursday 6 June 2024 between 1pm - 2pm BST to learn how technology can provide a helping hand to disabled people and older people.

Volunteers' Week 40th Anniversary logo including a starTaking place during Volunteers' Week 2024 (3 - 9 June), in this lunchtime learning session, expert speakers from AbilityNet will be joined by guests from BT Group to highlight how we can help with your tech queries and provide 121 support.

1966 World Cup legend Sir Geoff Hurst has been working with AbilityNet to inspire senior citizens to learn digital skills, including signing up to this upcoming free session.

In the webinar you'll discover:

  • Simple ways to learn how to use your devices
  • Tips for assistive technology that can help with hearing, visual, motor and cognitive impairments - including accessing and using the tools that are already present on many common digital devices
  • How to get help where you live from an AbilityNet or BT Group volunteer
  • Watch a short film about World Cup legend Sir Geoff Hurst and how he and AbilityNet Tech volunteers have been helping to boost digital skills of older people

Register for the webinar

Who will benefit from this webinar?

The session will benefit:

  • Disabled people and older people
  • Carers of disabled people and older people
  • Health professionals working with disabled people and older people
  • People interested in how tech can help make everyday tasks easier
  • Web and Accessibility professionals interested in design and digital considerations for disabled people and older people

If you work for an organisation that helps older people or people, this webinar will share useful resources and advice to help your clients - so sign up and bring a group along!
 

Register for the webinar


Everyone who registers will receive the recording, slides and transcript after the event, so do sign up even if you can't attend on the broadcast date.

This session is part of AbilityNet's work with telecommunications company BT Group to help older and digitally excluded people to build online skills and confidence.

Q&A

This webinar will be 60 minutes and include an opportunity to pose questions to the panel. Any unanswered questions will be answered on this page after the webinar broadcast. Find out more about our webinars in our FAQs information.

Do you know an elderly person or a group of older people who want to know more about using digital devices?
We are offering a set of tailored Digital Skills sessions to people aged 65+ in London, Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Manchester and Glasgow. Group and individual sessions available.

Useful links

Date of webinar: 
6 Jun 2024 - 13:00