Claudia.Cahalane | 13 Jan 2017
Twelve million people in the UK have some type of disability, from cerebral palsy or dyslexia to arthritis. Every week, AbilityNet deals with scores of queries from people who want to know how they can make the most of their smartphone, iPad or computer, or which assistive tech might work for them.
Claudia.Cahalane | 09 Jan 2017
Claudia.Cahalane | 16 Dec 2016
Abbie Osborne, 26, Birmingham DSA assessor (Disabled Student Allowance) for AbilityNet on finding a surprising career working with assistive tech and accessible apps, and being a top-reviewed author on Amazon in her spare time.
Claudia.Cahalane | 02 Dec 2016
To mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) supporters and experts from the AbilityNet community offer their tips for how tech can help disabled people achieve their goals
Claudia.Cahalane | 03 Nov 2016
A new smartphone app which lets people with sight loss know when their bus, or bus stop, is approaching, is to be piloted by developers at University College London. It was conceived at a Barclays' Maker Change event at London's Makerversity in Somerset House.
Claudia.Cahalane | 28 Oct 2016
As well as experiencing difficulty with reading and word comprehension, being dyslexic can mean a person finds it more difficult to organise things and process information. David Hunnisett, chief technical officer at Elixir health, talks to us about the tech tricks he uses for a smoother work and...
Claudia.Cahalane | 05 Oct 2016
Wayfindr is winner of our AbilityNet Tech4Good Accessibility Award 2016. We interview marketing manager, Katherine Payne to find out how the technology was created and when we can expect to see it available for people with sight loss and other abilities and disabilities.
Claudia.Cahalane | 07 Sep 2016
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Claudia.Cahalane | 26 Aug 2016
Amelia Lewis, 25, is health and wellbeing advisor for DeafPLUS and a research assistant for the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience. She tells us which technology is most important to her, including subtitles, her cochlear implant and a compilot.
Claudia.Cahalane | 19 Aug 2016
The Rio 2016 Olympics website fails to achieve good practice on numerous accessibility and inclusivity levels, the AbilityNet team has found.