Claudia.Cahalane | 12 Jun 2018
SpecialEffect, the charity which won the T4G AbilityNet Accessibility Award in 2014, has developed new software called EyeMine for the hugely popular video game Minecraft which enables people with limited mobility to play the game using just their eyes. This eye gaze technology means a whole new...
Claudia.Cahalane | 18 May 2018
How can you make your Facebook posts reach millions more people? These tips will help make sure that people with disabilities can still access your photos, videos and words.
Claudia.Cahalane | 10 May 2018
About 14 million people in the UK have a disability, and many more around the world. Perhaps your tweets are getting the biggest audience they could? Making your stream accessible could help. We give you top tips on how to make your tweets accessible
Claudia.Cahalane | 26 Apr 2018
Dafydd Henke-Reed - accessibility and usability consultant for AbilityNet's recent webinar offers guidance for those looking to make Autism-friendly websites, digital services and technology.
Claudia.Cahalane | 23 Apr 2018
In June 2018 the final draft of World Wide Web Consortium's WCAG 2.1 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) will be released. AbilityNet accessibility and usability consultant Alladin Elteira offers some important information about the guidelines ahead of their launch in our latest webinar.
Claudia.Cahalane | 19 Apr 2018
Each year we are stunned at the awesome entries to AbilityNet's Tech4Good Accessibility Award. As the competition intensifies for the 2018 award (closing date 8 May) we check in with some of the most recent award winners to find out how their technology inventions are continuing to do good.
Claudia.Cahalane | 14 Mar 2018
Last year, finalists together received more than 35,000 votes on Twitter for the People's Award which is chosen by the public. In the eighth year of the Awards, we hope for even more votes. But it's not about the technology, it's what you do with it to effect positive change in society. Awards now...
Claudia.Cahalane | 18 Feb 2018
Raynaud's affects up to 10 million people in the UK with very cold fingers sometimes making it difficult to work and do everyday tasks. AbilityNet is on hand to suggest ways to use technology to your advantage.
Claudia.Cahalane | 12 Feb 2018
AbilityNet has told the government that ensuring access to online job opportunities and web accessibility is vital for it to meet its target of one million more disabled people in employment within the decade.
Claudia.Cahalane | 31 Jan 2018
The latest SOCITM Better Connected survey has found that 4 in 10 of 270 UK council websites are inaccessible to millions of people with dyslexia, sight loss, cognitive impairment and physical disabilities - an increase on the number who failed in the last annual survey