News and Blogs

  • Mark.Walker | 09 Jul 2013
    The winners of this year’s Technology4Good Awards were announced by broadcaster Mariella Frostrup at a glittering Awards Ceremony hosted by BT on 4 July.
  • josie.ray | 27 Jun 2013
    Abilitynet's ITCanHelp service provides IT support to disabled people in their homes and Bob Twitchen has been a central figure in its development for many years. It became part of AbilityNet last year but Bob and his colleagues have spent almost 20 years setting up and running this service...
  • anu.dhami | 20 Jun 2013
    Mariella Frostrop will announce the winners at this year's Technology4Good Awards Ceremony in early July. Twenty-four finalists have been chosen by a panel of experts who will now decide who wins the eight Awards, but you can have a say now by voting in the T4G People's Award. You can vote on the...
  • anu.dhami | 20 Jun 2013
    The whole world is going mobile, but what does it mean for accessibility? The latest of AbilityNet's free accessibility webinars will review some of the opportunities and potential problems that mobile and tablet devices provide when thinking about how to reach every customer on every platform. It'...
  • anu.dhami | 20 Jun 2013
    Celebrity Tweeter Stephen Fry, AbilityNet’s Patron Martha Lane Fox and Olympic swimmer Mark Foster were amongst the thousands of people who got behind AbilityNet's Look No Hands! campaign in May. The campaign was a fun way of raising awareness about how disabled people use everyday technology and...
  • kat.upton | 17 May 2013
    As part of our Look No Hands! Campaign this blog looks at Motor Neurone Disease and what assistive technology can be life changing for people with MND.
  • kat.upton | 16 May 2013
    What is Multiple Sclerosis, how does it affect people's lives and how can computer technology help? What is MS?
  • kat.upton | 15 May 2013
    One of the UK's highest causes of disability is a Stroke. This article looks at what assistive technology can help those who survive a stroke. What is a Stroke? A stroke can affect people in different ways. It is caused by a blockage when blood can’t get to the brain. As a result part of the brain...
  • Mark.Walker | 14 May 2013
    Our Look No Hands! campaign kicked off in great style this week thanks to Stephen Fry, who tweeted his message of support to his millions of followers and created a surge of interest. He joined Martha Lane Fox and hundreds of AbilityNet supporters in raising money to help disabled people get the...
  • kat.upton | 14 May 2013
    Did you know that there are around 10 million people in the UK who have arthritis? What is Arthritis, how does it affect people's lives and how can computer technology help?