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  • 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 | 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,
  • 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?