• Sarah Botterill | 19 Jan 2022
    Are you wondering where you can get tech help for FREE? Look no further than AbilityNet’s recently updated tool, My Computer My Way (MCMW).The tool helps anyone to make a device easier to use, which is critical to our mission to create a digital world accessible to all.So, what is MCMW? And how do...
  • Sarah Botterill | 11 Jan 2022
    As a digital professional you know that digital accessibility benefits staff, customers, profit margins and drives brand value – and it’s the right thing to do. But there are always competing priorities and it's not always easy to convince senior leaders to make the investment you need. 
  • Sarah Botterill | 06 Jan 2022
    Parkinson’s disease or Parkinson’s is a long-term neurological condition. It causes problems in the brain that worsen over time.In the UK, around 145,000 people are living with Parkinson’s. Symptoms of Parkinson’s develop slowly over the years and vary from person to person. However, people living...
  • Sarah Botterill | 06 Jan 2022
    How does Parkinson’s disease affect your ability to use technology?AbilityNet county coordinator for Cambridge, Andrew Harding, has insight into living with the condition. He also runs a support group for Parkinson’s and supports people in using technology through his volunteering for us.“The...
  • Sarah Botterill | 06 Dec 2021
    AbilityNet has worked with Age UK to help close the digital inclusion gap for older people in Wilshire in the wake of Covid-19 through a pilot called Click & Connect.The pilot, which included Age UK, AbilityNet and Wiltshire Sight, explored barriers to technology among older people and has...
  • Sarah Botterill | 01 Dec 2021
    Digital accessibility is a constantly evolving task, but you can accelerate past competitors by embedding a culture of digital accessibility.
  • Sarah Botterill | 30 Nov 2021
    AbilityNet’s exclusive survey of C-Suite professionals reveals what the C-Suite thinks about digital accessibility. Below are ten critical statistics are taken from the survey.We’ve also listed related links that answer some of the issues raised.
  • Sarah Botterill | 17 Nov 2021
    It has been a milestone year for Caroline Casey and The Valuable 500, the global movement she founded just three and a bit years ago to “break the CEO silence” on disability.
  • Sarah Botterill | 17 Nov 2021
    When passion, people, purpose and – yes – a pandemic collide, it creates an alchemy that’s ripe for driving digital accessibility. So said European executives from Microsoft, Nestlé, and Shell at TechShare Pro 2021.
  • Sarah Botterill | 30 Sep 2021
    Being part of emergency response for people with learning disabilities during Covid-19 has been a learning experience for participants and us.AbilityNet was proud to be a part of the emergency response Digital Lifeline set up to provide devices, data and digital skills to digitally excluded people...