• Alex.Barker | 20 Jul 2022
    The cost of living has been increasing across the UK. Help to beat the price increases by going online to spot a bargain and to help the planet at the same time.
  • Alex.Barker | 11 Jul 2022
    Disability Consultant Alex Barker shares why it's helpful to ask the question 'Why would you want to use a wearable device instead of an app, or vice versa?'.
  • Alex.Barker | 07 Apr 2022
    Parkinson's UK and AbilityNet recently ran a webinar to help launch the new partnership between the two organisations to help further support people with Parkinson's and their carers.
  • Alex.Barker | 30 Mar 2022
     Originally published 28/02/2020, updated 30/03/2022AbilityNet's Disability Consultant Alex Barker, answers some of the commonly asked questions about stroke and technology.
  • Alex.Barker | 02 Feb 2022
    Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis can lead to arthritic hands, which can make it hard to use a computer. AbilityNet recommends how to adapt your tech if you're living with arthritis.
  • Alex.Barker | 28 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...
  • Alex.Barker | 30 Nov 2021
    On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me 5 scammers-a-scamming. Whether it is to sell you five gold rings, or even a partridge in a pear tree, scammers see the season of Good Will as a great way to scam people online. Alex Barker explains how not to get scammed this Christmas.
  • Alex.Barker | 21 Jul 2020
    As the Covid pandemic continues the way that we get information has changed radically. Conferences that were going to be held in hotels and conference centres were held online. AbilityNet's Alex Barker presented in an online conference last week
  • Alex.Barker | 28 May 2020
    It's Volunteer's Week this week and in 2020 the opportunity to say 'thank you' to the 20 million people who volunteer each year has never seemed more important. 
  • Alex.Barker | 14 Apr 2020
    How to find local support using the internet. Here's what we learned during our FREE webinar as part of our response to COVID-19