kat.upton | 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...
kat.upton | 27 Sep 2013
AbilityNet has launched a campaign to encourage students in Higher Education to take up the Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs). One of the last education grants that doesn't have to be repaid, DSAs are available to any UK University student with a disability, on-going health condition, sensory...
kat.upton | 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.
kat.upton | 17 May 2013
As part of our Look No Hands! Campaign this blog looks at Motor Neurone Disease and what assistive technology can be life changing for people with MND.
kat.upton | 16 May 2013
What is Multiple Sclerosis, how does it affect people's lives and how can computer technology help?
What is MS?
kat.upton | 15 May 2013
One of the UK's highest causes of disability is a Stroke. This article looks at what assistive technology can help those who survive a stroke.
What is a Stroke?
A stroke can affect people in different ways. It is caused by a blockage when blood can’t get to the brain. As a result part of the brain...
kat.upton | 14 May 2013
Did you know that there are around 10 million people in the UK who have arthritis? What is Arthritis, how does it affect people's lives and how can computer technology help?
kat.upton | 13 May 2013
What is Parkinson's Disease, how does it affect people's lives and how can computer technology help?