Technology help for people with Learning Disabilities

Date of webinar: 
27 Apr 2021 - 13:00

This FREE webinar took place on 27 April 2021

Image shows a young girl on a laptopThree in four people (74.6% of people) with a learning disability believe their wellbeing has been affected by the impact of coronavirus, compared with 37 percent of non-disabled people.

Feelings of chronic loneliness are most likely to have been experienced by people with learning disabilities, says the Office of National Statistics.

In this webinar, we explored the role technology played in keeping people with Learning Disabilities connected, the types of challenges they might face, and support that may help. 

You'll hear from speakers from AbilityNet, SeeAbility, Learning Disability England, and the Home Farm Trust.

What the FREE technology help for people with learning disabilities webinar covered:

  • How AbilityNet can help people with Learning Disabilities.
  • How we are supporting people through the Digital Lifeline Project...
  • How SeeAbility's Creating Connections project has supported people with Learning Disabilities through Covid-19.
  • What it is really like for people with Learning Disabilities during the pandemic. 
  • How LD England Supports organisations that help people with Learning Disabilities.

Useful links from the webinar

How AbilityNet can help

Further information from Learning Disability England

Further information from Hft