News and Blog

  • Claudia.Cahalane | 05 Oct 2018
    AbilityNet’s accessibility and disability consultant Raphael Clegg-Vinell challenged delegates at the London Chapter of World Interaction Design Day last month to think about inclusive design differently.
  • Sophie.Shearer | 04 Oct 2018
    Students can feel overwhelmed with deadlines, a likely change of location, managing finances and the pressures of maintaining a good work/life balance. But, there are ways to help minimalize these stressors. We recommend some top tips and apps for anxiety at university.
  • Claudia.Cahalane | 01 Oct 2018
    From moving modules online, to offering pre-term familiarisation stays with students on the autism spectrum, to enabling students with anxiety to do recorded presentations, Ian Carter, a student services manager at Brighton Unversity shares his knowledge and experience on what makes an inclusive...
  • Sophie.Shearer | 27 Sep 2018
    There are some fantastic support resources available for students with dyslexia; support that is likely to be equally useful to students without dyslexia. In support of World Dyslexia Awareness Week we’ve pulled together apps, advice and support we think is most valuable to students with dyslexia.
  • Sophie.Shearer | 24 Sep 2018
    Can inclusive tech offer the UK HE sector a way of attracting international students? Sophie Shearer joined university leaders at Westminster to discuss the Higher Education Commission Report Launch.
  • eromMaintenance | 24 Sep 2018
    Gaming will be for everyone thanks to the Xbox Adaptive Controller, which was announced by Microsoft on the 17 May 2018 as part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day and released 4 September 2018. Numerous features reveal inclusivity as the primary function of the device; like nineteen 3.5mm jack...
  • Joe Chidzik | 14 Sep 2018
    We often post about how good Apple is on accessibility, but a legal complaint against the company by a screenreader user last month has shown that even the biggest tech giants can fall foul of accessibility regulations and guidelines sometimes.
  • Joe Chidzik | 14 Sep 2018
    We often post about how good Apple is on accessibility, but a legal complaint against the company by a screenreader user last month has shown that even the biggest tech giants can fall foul of accessibility regulations and guidelines sometimes.
  • Alex.Barker | 04 Sep 2018
    This week (2 - 9 September 2018) is Fibromyalgia Awareness Week and we wanted to answer some questions we frequently get asked about how computers and digital technology can be adapted to help those with fibromyalgia and other similar conditions.
  • Marta Valle | 31 Aug 2018
    Project Silver is now in the making - new web accessibility guidelines (WCAG) for a new age. Find out what they involve and how everyone can help shape the accessibility of the web.