News and Blogs

  • kat.upton | 13 May 2013
    What is Parkinson's Disease, how does it affect people's lives and how can computer technology help?
  • anu.dhami | 09 May 2013
    From Monday May 13th to Friday May 17th we will be asking everyone across the nation to answer one key question: how would you send a text if you couldn’t use your hands?
  • Mark.Walker | 01 May 2013
    AbilityNet is hosting a free event in London to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2013. Inclusive Design: Where Accessibility Meets Usability will feature speakers including Robin Christopherson and Julie Howell, followed by a panel that includes Jeremy Keith, Ian Hamilton and Meera...
  • Robin.Christopherson | 18 Apr 2013
    Robin Christopherson is AbilityNet's Head of Digital Inclusion What?? Google’s glasses with heads-up display are a winner for users who can’t even see? Absolutely. Moreover they promise huge potential benefits for users with a range of other impairments too.
  • 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.
  • Mark.Walker | 02 Apr 2013
    Most small charities know that they need reliable IT systems but don't know where to turn for high quality, independent advice. Whether they need help with a database or website, have questions about social media or any other aspect of IT, they either don't know who to ask or can't afford the...
  • Mark.Walker | 26 Mar 2013
    AbilityNet is the UK's leading expert on digital accessibility working with some of the UK's largest companies to deliver digital content and services that reach every customer on every platform. We also work with a network of over 6,000 IT professionals, who provide IT support to charities and not...
  • Mark.Walker | 07 Mar 2013
    AbilityNet has been featured in an epiosode of Saints and Scroungers, a BBC TV show that highlights the differences between people who are cheating the benefit system and the people who are helping others get the support they need and deserve. The episode was first broadcast in March 2013 and...
  • Mark.Walker | 05 Mar 2013
    Nominations have opened for the third annual Technology4Good Awards, launched at an event at the top of BT Tower. The Awards are open to businesses, public bodies and charities with a base in the UK and are designed to celebrate the hard work of people and organisations who use digital technology...
  • Mark.Walker | 01 Mar 2013
    AbilityNet's Patron Martha Lane-Fox has been made a Baroness, one of two new non-party-political peers recommended by the House of Lords Appointments Commission earlier this week.