At least 53% of working age adults with an impairment or disability experience barriers to work, compared to 30% of the general population. But many don't realise that some simple support with technology can completely change things. “Our job is to help people with such impairments overcome those barriers,” says Joanne Beacham, the former service delivery manager for AbilityNet.
Expert Resources: Back Pain
These are the items that relate to Back Pain found on the AbilityNet website. They may be factsheets, webinars, news stories, blog posts or reports.
Blog Post | Jan 2017
Blog Post | Aug 2016
Back pain is a term that encompasses lots of different conditions, which might include chronic conditions such as arthritis or temporary conditions such as a pulled muscle in your back. According to Bupa, one in three people will have back pain at some time of our life. When it comes to computing and back pain we are often asked for hints and tips and, of course we’d always recommend that you get checked out by a medical professional.
Case Study | Jun 2015
Colleagues seeing Team Leader Jackie roaming the office with her headset on have little idea that she has suffered back pain for many years. Using voice recognition software gives her the confidence to get up and walk around at regular intervals, whilst still hitting her targets.