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  • Alex.Barker | 03 Sep 2013
    Millions of people around the world suffer from dyslexia. AbilityNet's Advice and Information Officer Alex Barker looks at how the condition affects people and some of the ways that computer technology may help people with dyslexia.
  • Alex.Barker | 07 Aug 2013
    This blog post is part of a series that answers on some of the most common requests on our free advice and information helpline. This one looks at how technology can help people with Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). What is Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)?
  • Alex.Barker | 26 Jul 2013
    AbilityNet staff have completed a national qualification in volunteer management to support their work with a network of over 8,000 volunteers with IT skills. This will help them support the continued growth of the volunteer network, who help meets the IT needs of charities and disabled people....
  • Alex.Barker | 04 Apr 2013
    AbilityNet is pleased to announce that it has become an associate member of The Helplines Association - the membership and good practice organisation for all helplines in the UK and beyond.
  • Alex.Barker | 24 Jan 2013
    Fancy helping us to help disabled people? Every day our busy helpline answers questions about all sorts of technology, from people with every kind of disability. One minute the team will be offering advice about dyslexia, the next we're working out which sort of mouse will help a person with...