• Alex.Barker | 22 Aug 2019
    The AbilityNet Helpline's Alex Barker shares his top tips for choosing the right computer for older people and disabled people
  • Alex.Barker | 20 Aug 2019
    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 | 20 Jun 2019
    Friday June 21st marks Motor Neuron Disease Awareness Day and we take a look at how technology might help someone who has MND and might be struggling to use a mobile phone.A diagnosis of a condition such as MND is life changing and there are probably a million and one things to consider. One of the...
  • Alex.Barker | 28 May 2019
    We have had lots of fantastic feedback from our recent webinar "Smartphones and Hearing Loss".  This was a webinar jointly hosted by AbilityNet and Action for Hearing Loss and we'd like to thank Kevin Taylor, their Product Technologist for his expertise!Here are the questions which we didn't have...
  • Alex.Barker | 23 Apr 2019
    This week is MS Awareness Week and we have done a round-up of the content we have available on our website for this often misunderstood condition.
  • Alex.Barker | 11 Mar 2019
    This week is Glaucoma Awareness Week and Alex Barker takes a look at what technology can help people struggling with their sight.
  • Alex.Barker | 21 Feb 2019
    Today (February 22nd) is World Encephalitis Day and whilst a comparatively rare illness, the after effects can be long term and can cause difficulties with memory issues as well as physical movement. Here are some questions that we get asked regularly...
  • Alex.Barker | 04 Sep 2018
    This week (2 - 9 September 2018) is Fibromyalgia Awareness Week and we wanted to answer some questions we frequently get asked about how computers and digital technology can be adapted to help those with fibromyalgia and other similar conditions.
  • Alex.Barker | 30 Jul 2018
    There are many ways to enjoy reading a book this summer. You can read books anywhere; on your commute, on your lunch hour or even on the beach. Find out how technology can allow you to experience the joy of reading, even if it's not following the conventional way you 'read' the book. 
  • Alex.Barker | 25 Jun 2018
    There are lots of ways that tech can help people with macular degeneration.