News and Blogs

  • Guest Blogger | 13 May 2021
    Guest blog by Alistair McNaught of McNaught Consultancy*This is the final blog in a four-part series (see part 1,  part 2 and part 3) exploring accessibility maturity in educational settings. We suggest you read the first three blogs to fully benefit from this post.
  • Annie Mannion | 12 May 2021
    "The idea with the GAAD pledge is to really focus on the frameworks that people build technology in," said Joe Devon, co-founder of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) on last week's Accessibility Insights webinar. 
  • Adam Tweed | 11 May 2021
    The theme of this years Mental Health Awareness Week is 'nature' and we've picked a selection of apps to help and encourage you to enjoy nature from wherever you are.
  • Sophie Stevens | 10 May 2021
    Join Robin Christopherson at Texthelp's free Festival of Accessibility as he discusses accessibility in a digital-first world and what an inclusive online experience looks like.
  • Mark Walker | 06 May 2021
    An update on AbilityNet's response to the pandemic, in terms of actions taken in relation to our home visit services.
  • Sarah Botterill | 05 May 2021
    People receiving Universal Credit can get cheaper access to fibre broadband from June through BT’s Home Essentials broadband service. The service will be available exclusively to people on Universal Credit and other means-tested benefits.
  • Robin Christopherson | 04 May 2021
    Version 1.0 of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) launched on May 6, 1999. We review how they've impacted digital accessibility and why?W3C publishes the WCAG - one of the reasons they've become the de facto world standards for all things web (and soon mobile) and why they've proved to...
  • Guest Blogger | 04 May 2021
    "A real sign of maturity is when everyone within the organisation recognises digital accessibility as simply good practice," says Alistair McNaught in the third in his series of four guest blogs about accessibility maturity.
  • Annie Mannion | 28 Apr 2021
    Get expert advice from our recent webinar including guidance about mobile applications.
  • Sarah Botterill | 28 Apr 2021
    AbilityNet is proud to be supporting Jennyruth workshops in its work, boosting confidence for people with learning disabilities by providing support with technology. Jennyruth workshops support adults with learning disabilities to create and sell handcrafted products.