News and Blogs

  • Catherine.Grinyer | 03 Apr 2019
    Nominations are now open for the 2019 Tech4Good Awards and we are looking forward to discovering innovative new technical solutions that shape people’s lives for good.This year we’ve made some exciting changes to the awards, which add even more value, and offer further opportunities for connecting...
  • Dafydd Henke Reed | 01 Apr 2019
    Principle accessibility and usability consultant for AbilityNet Dafydd Henke-Reed writes about his favourite technology including self service check-outs and noise-cancelling headphones. Dafydd also advises on how to make a website more autism-friendly
  • sarah.florence | 31 Mar 2019
    If you are involved in writing content, are you confident that it's as accessible as it could be? Our free webinar on 4th April will provide you with tips on how to create accessible content and how to implement across your teams of contributors.
  • Catherine.Grinyer | 29 Mar 2019
    Nominations are now open for the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2019.
  • Robin.Christopherson | 28 Mar 2019
    Apple launches News+ this week - Robin Christopherson looks at how inclusive the new app is, as well as what other newsreader options are out there.
  • Jessica Doyle | 20 Mar 2019
    Continuing our Hack in the Box series, we highlight some of the ways that Google Keep can help students with memory problems.
  • Robin.Christopherson | 19 Mar 2019
    The long-running tech show for everyone with a vision impairment has welcomed AbilityNet's Head of Digital Inclusion (that's me folks) as a new co-host and we would invite you all on-board. Whether you have low or no vision, know someone who does or just want to keep up on the latest in the world...
  • Claudia.Cahalane | 17 Mar 2019
    Ben Watson, Accessible Information Adviser at the University of Kent, talks about the journey to creating a more inclusive learning environment with support from Jisc. 
  • Mark.Gaddes | 13 Mar 2019
    As part of World Parkinson's Day, and joining efforts to #UniteForParkinsons, AbilityNet is hosting a free webinar about Parkinson's and technology.
  • Adam Tweed | 12 Mar 2019
    As a tech charity AbilityNet is, perhaps unsurprisingly, always going to highlight the good that tech can offer. We hear and share stories all the time in which technology provides support, a lifeline, or basic independence. However there are occasions in which the benefit of technology takes...