News and Blogs

  • Robin Christopherson | 06 Apr 2022
    These seven principles guide the design process and educate designers and consumers about the characteristics of more usable products and environments, says Robin Christopherson MBE, AbilityNet's Head of Digital Inclusion.
  • Annie Mannion | 05 Apr 2022
    AbilityNet has launched a selection of courses that will provide attendees with a deep dive into the experiences of people of living with different disabilities and impairments. The courses focus on visual, hearing, physical, mental health and neurodiversity barriers.
  • Alex.Barker | 30 Mar 2022
     Originally published 28/02/2020, updated 30/03/2022AbilityNet's Disability Consultant Alex Barker, answers some of the commonly asked questions about stroke and technology.
  • Robin Christopherson | 25 Mar 2022
    Robin Christopherson, AbilityNet's Head of Digital Inclusion provides an overview on Intel and GoodMaps collaboration to make indoor mapping technology accessible.
  • Kelly Chan | 25 Mar 2022
    We live in a neurodiverse population, which consists of both neurodivergent and neurotypical individuals. We wanted to share some resources to help you embrace neurodiversity at home, in the workplace and in education.    
  • Mark Walker | 24 Mar 2022
    AbilityNet is proud to be a partner in the Digital Lifeline project that supported over 5,000 people with learning disabilities during the pandemic. An evaluation report has now been published by the Good Things Foundation and the government, showing the positive impact that technology can have on...
  • Mark Walker | 08 Mar 2022
    AbilityNet is proud to be listed on the inaugural Valuable Directory, a new resource launched by global disability inclusion campaign The Valuable 500. Having signed up 500 of the world's largest businesses this next step offers access to expertise in digital, physical and cognitive accessibility,...
  • Annie Mannion | 21 Feb 2022
    Join Parkinson’s UK and AbilityNet on Tuesday 8th March 2022 to discuss how technology can help people with Parkinson’s. 
  • Robin Christopherson | 18 Feb 2022
    The new EarGo 6 uses smart technology to improve understanding when someone’s voice is muffled by a mask.
  • Jess Cahill | 14 Feb 2022
    AbilityNet’s Accessibility and Usability Consultant, Jess Cahill hosted a network session at TechShare Pro 2021 on maps and accessibility. In this article, she reflects on some of the issues, provides further insight into accessible maps, and discusses why they are important.