News and Blog

  • 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?
  • 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.