It’s not easy staying on top of our to do lists but luckily there is a choice of apps that can help. If you’re looking to stay organised or just get a grip on your social life, you’re looking in the right place.
Expert Resources: apps
These are the items that relate to apps found on the AbilityNet website. They may be factsheets, webinars, news stories, blog posts or reports.
Blog Post | May 2018
Blog Post | May 2018
AbilityNet accessibility blogger Robin Christopherson is excited by three incredible and fully accessible iOS apps that help with speedy typing, finding and ‘pinning’ interesting items for later and efficient audio editing.
Blog Post | Apr 2018
It's the time of year when students at every level of education exams are getting pretty serious about revision and exam preparation. We all have our own unique ways of managing the stress that exams can bring, but don’t forget technology can be a complete game changer.
Blog Post | Mar 2018
With more things vying for our attention these days we all may increasingly struggle to stay focused particularly in education. We discuss apps that can help.
Blog Post | Feb 2018
We use technology to enhance our lives every day by shopping online, keeping up to date with friends and making travel plans, but have you thought about using apps to look after your mental health?
Webinar | Jan 2015
AbilityNet recently accredited Barclays' latest version of its Mobile Banking App - the first time our accessibility accreditation has been given to an app. The app was re-launched in late 2014 to provide full banking services to millions of Barclays customers via their smartphones and tablets. This webinar explains the process behind the development of the app, which has been completely redesigned, with accessibility built in at every stage.
Blog Post | Aug 2013
Smartphones open up a whole new world to people with visual impairments. In this blog AbilityNet's Head of Fundraising Rory Field talks about his experience with Fleksy, an app designed to make texting easier. Hi there,
Factsheet | Nov 2012
Selected by Robin Christopherson, Head of Digital Inclusion, AbilityNet. Our list of Top Ten Accessible Apps list shows the range of apps that may be of use to disabled people. This isn't an exhaustive list, just a sample of the types of apps that are available on current tablets and smartphones.
Factsheet | Jun 2012
Tablet computers are hugely popular and can be much easier to use for older people and people with disabilities. Here are some useful points to consider when thinking about which tablet may be the right one for you.