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AbilityNet @AbilityNet United Kingdom

UK charity with global reach: expert info and services about disability, assistive tech and digital accessibility. Ask anything or call free 0800 269 545

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What's the best computer for #Parkinsons? Find out in a superb @guardian article https://t.co/qivh6Ii7iG, which fea… https://t.co/kywVxoXY8W
1/23
2020
Web designers, UX specialists and anyone else who spends time designing apps & websites - our affordable, convenien… https://t.co/pVHv2EneNwLooking for a new job for 2020? AbilityNet is hiring! Use your skills to help make a digital world accessible to a… https://t.co/3WUmUYnnYKFind out how user-testing sessions helped the @britishmuseum identify improvements across its website including pro… https://t.co/RhJ4sD511o
1/22
2020
Web designers, UX specialists and anyone else who spends time designing apps & websites might also be interested i… https://t.co/KHH7gxSqfEHave you heard about Live Transcribe, Sound Amplifier, Project Euphonia and Accessibility Scanner? Get the lowdown… https://t.co/iCbZVxCrjR
1/21
2020
Interested in #EdTech? @Bett_show is on this week & AbilityNet's @abijames is speaking at the show about how to em… https://t.co/aqvhvZZx56For #bluemonday AbilityNet reveals how Robots https://t.co/lts6ea6yqy and smart speakers such as #alexa can help us… https://t.co/B9F6Kl3xTw
1/20
2020
Use your weekend wisely. Apply to work at AbilityNet! Full & part time roles available to use your skills to make t… https://t.co/BrrYHuXT52
1/18
2020
"BETT provides a great opportunity to show how assistive tech can be embedded within education to remove barriers t… https://t.co/Z4TMDk6Wb4Upgrade your accessibility & inclusive design skills with our affordable, flexible training: • Accessibility for… https://t.co/i7aeGsk4EQAssistive technology revolutionised the lives of disabled people over the last decade. AbilityNet celebrates the to… https://t.co/3MUTKRFsV3
1/15
2020
Another great @AbilityNet TechShare Procast has hit the feed: TSP19 Top tips and insights from TechShare Pro… https://t.co/7mNakjdHCZ
Retweeted by AbilityNet"It's just a beautiful example of inclusive design," says @jennylayfluffy, @Microsoft's Chief Accessibility Officer… https://t.co/GXHxjKGakvDo you have #fibromyalgia? Do you live in the UK? We are trying to find out about non-NHS services that patients us… https://t.co/0hy4gF50Og
Retweeted by AbilityNetDoes your organisation work with learners who have physical difficulties? Here's some excellent tips on good practi… https://t.co/uMCrmwXYcD
1/14
2020
Transport: Accessible and inclusive for all? Have your say about changes you'd like to see: https://t.co/3r4hVEyk0uhttps://t.co/Yw8jqsRT3S
1/13
2020
1 in 5 people in the UK have access needs and companies are losing out on business due to poor accessibility and la… https://t.co/xGZu7jwxDHRead how AbilityNet Tech4Good winner Beam is helping homeless people retrain and find work https://t.co/sJy7E3qBWe.… https://t.co/ZL1vsP6qdQCould someone you know be struggling with new technology they received as a gift recently? Please let them know abo… https://t.co/vvABgJtgZEWe're on our way with @access_adi to contribute to the #InclusiveTransport discussions today. Find out how you can… https://t.co/h6St4oaQ4i
1/8
2020
"I'm terrified of technology. I'm a Luddite!" says @CarolineBinc Despite this she's founded @500Valuable , a global… https://t.co/I2k3Murj9WYou could inform the future development of an iPhone app. https://t.co/DFLVKjZ32a. City University is looking for… https://t.co/Btd25fV550
1/7
2020
At @Unilever we’re working with organisations like @DisabilitySmart & @AbilityNet to create good accessibility in o… https://t.co/h06l5UwGcD
Retweeted by AbilityNetAttention #Developers and #Designers - learning #Accessibility considerations can help your organisation to improve… https://t.co/b4dVr1d1JQ
1/6
2020
Upcoming training: Accessibility for #Designers and #Developers. An introduction to the key aspects of web… https://t.co/DRNZYmqYV0Web accessibility, what does it all mean? We need to make our websites easy to use, for everyone. #a11yhttps://t.co/TZXB2rKovi
1/3
2020
Did you know, if you have brown eyes you're more likely to experience Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) than if you… https://t.co/Ypa6VrUUMn
1/2
2019
How did you do with your New Year’s resolutions for 2019? We’re revisiting the top 5 #Alexa skills to help with you… https://t.co/eInQ8BFOzS
12/31
2019
How does @Apple approach #a11y? "We really think about designing for the margins... you make a better product when… https://t.co/rgnIL3twzA
12/30
2019
#AccessibleAdvent 22: There is a new guide up on Lexdis from @church_james on making accessible PDFs and other docu… https://t.co/nyg1SXH3s4
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12/24
2019
"What I hope to achieve with my role is to increase opportunities for people with disabilities in hiring" -… https://t.co/h8HEj22bxB
12/23
2019
Need to make a complaint about a website? Follow our step-by-step practical guidance on how to complain to an organ… https://t.co/AJNEDZL4h1
12/20
2019
I've written about how @HuffPost @AOL and @Yahoo are creating accessible content for users for… https://t.co/H83f3GXaX4
Retweeted by AbilityNetWe are also always looking for people to join our volunteer network, so please do enquire about volunteering with u… https://t.co/rVSCAblL6SPlease let friends, family and colleagues know about our free IT support at home services. You can request a home v… https://t.co/1G8T5NGAHDA small adjustment can make a huge difference - like increasing the text size on screen so it's easier to read. Our… https://t.co/a2AEDIIMj5PLEASE READ: This festive season many of us will be giving or receiving technology as gifts. We know many people st… https://t.co/RgzAAR7fc6
12/19
2019
Great piece in @guardian about @HabenGirma https://t.co/7fHJXnmbLR - find out more about her inspiring session at… https://t.co/cnk5lO8J0pAre you passionate about #disability, #technology and/or #accessibility? In 2020 you could be using your skills and… https://t.co/tb0hIFGGCU
12/18
2019
"Being able to create technology that levels the playing field and lets everyone shine is really important." Acces… https://t.co/HlYtcaVCGG
Retweeted by AbilityNet5 days until #ChristmasNumberOne is announced buy https://t.co/gooZLx3Dti & retweet to help children isolated by th… https://t.co/Q0SbbY8F78
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12/16
2019
Can triple-A console titles ever be fully inclusive? @markusfriend Principal User Researcher & Accessibility Specia… https://t.co/DPNn0YjOIDToday @Uber (which joined us at #TechSharePro last month) is offering free rides to disabled people & the elderly v… https://t.co/lmD8GanBwV @VLEguru @BbMoCoUG Thanks @VLEguru for such an excellent resource :)Want to learn a simple method to ensure your brand and colour choices are accessible? Matthew Deeprose @VLEguru fro… https://t.co/nm0YvDG3O9
12/12
2019
We had our Company Day last week - it was great to reflect on the successes of 2019 and look forward to 2020. If yo… https://t.co/zpAlU5tQEZ
12/11
2019
Voila! Make your website or app usable for all & you can hope for high customer satisfaction, increased revenue and… https://t.co/H0F79Y5L11
12/10
2019
Your questions answered about Public Sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations: https://t.co/x9O1uMVcEA. Watch the re… https://t.co/6ZWjG7afKK
12/5
2019
We support people of any age, living with any #disability or impairment to use #technology to achieve their goals a… https://t.co/GOwn0Zb0o1
12/4
2019
Today is International Day of Disabled People. To celebrate AbilityNet, the charity that promotes a digital world a… https://t.co/phe036rRXw
12/3
2019
Web editors and employers this info is for you! Here are some simple steps to tweak your website and workplace proc… https://t.co/qX8cmXR2QDIf your business is relying on a successful #CyberMonday are you sure your website is accessible? Find out how Abil… https://t.co/NcCAOjuzU7
11/29
2019
Another new podcast interview from last week's #TechSharePro 2019. This time it's an interview with all-round acces… https://t.co/f2pgTN2J5S @abrightclearweb We're always happy to hear from people who share our vision and passion for accessibility Claire.… https://t.co/osQaWegF96Are you an #Accessibility advocate or an #A11Y professional living in #Cheshire or nearby? We're looking for someon… https://t.co/vx17ZTG1kx @Ghizzi_d @UniOfYork Hi there, anyone that registers will receive an email linking to the recording when it becomes… https://t.co/yNnLn08esNIf you are planning to buy a computer on #BlackFriday or #CyberMonday make sure you read the advice shared by one o… https://t.co/XEZK2rfqPvToday at 13:00 GMT, on our free webinar, the University of York (@UniOfYork) joins @AbilityNet to talk about the Pu… https://t.co/ZTPk04T5Si
11/28
2019
Do you need help with your technology? Our volunteers provide free support to older and disabled people of any age.… https://t.co/8VfFACF1Le
11/27
2019
Here's our new Procast episode! With juicy nuggets of wisdom from last week's epic #TechSharePro 2019:… https://t.co/7NwVbFqFj7This boy isn't seeing color for the first time. That's not what enchroma glasses do. They're essentially polarised… https://t.co/RlhZwt7KsN
Retweeted by AbilityNetWhat are the effects of an inaccessible website? @abijames shares a few, in this blog about #HE & public sector… https://t.co/nyDFc28YEMTechShare Pro brought together the accessible tech community. Keep the conversation going via Twitter… https://t.co/HUlkkyynePTechShare Pro brought together the accessible tech community. Keep talking via Twitter https://t.co/vY6oaVtf9Mhttps://t.co/YC778jg4uF
11/26
2019
AbilityNet's @USA2DAY is judging in the Tech4Good category at the 2020 #GLOMOAwards, spotlighting the innovations t… https://t.co/RNgbMB69UdThe Equality Act can protect disabled people from discrimination in everyday life. @DisRightsUK​'s Right to Partici… https://t.co/PClNc5uqwvAccessible tech, next-gen audio, privacy in wearables - all covered in a special episode of @DoubleTapCanada record… https://t.co/W6JRaO3GTl
11/25
2019
Our very own Emanuela Girls talking about champions on a panel at #TechSharePro - the role of champions is vital to… https://t.co/8Zy87Z9vo1
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11/23
2019
AbilityNet's volunteers empower older and disabled people with technology. Do you know someone who needs tech help… https://t.co/ATxkVoEmJN
11/22
2019
And more amazing tech ideas from the young #TechForGood winners! Apps to support Asthma and Dementia, and smart sti… https://t.co/fB8m39df1c
Retweeted by AbilityNetEnding this year’s #TechSharePro 2019 we have Arnav Sharma @ArnavSharmaUK and Mihika Sharma speaking about the proj… https://t.co/UqCNWpz6RvJust now at #TechSharePro 2019 we had Jamie Knight and Lion (@spacedoutsmiles) share the magic of #technology. Foll… https://t.co/jBUhu0Z7Lm @spacedoutsmiles explaining how managing spoons makes the difference between no speech and presenting to a room of… https://t.co/jYFePm6TtO
Retweeted by AbilityNet"If you’re in a meeting, thinking in the back of your head ‘What about that user?’ make sure that is talked about.… https://t.co/U9LKCxEbx3Mark and John from ⁦@RNIB⁩ running a live demo on ⁦@navilens⁩ tags at #TechSharePro2019. #InclusiveIndoorWayfindinghttps://t.co/ygGRFALK67
Retweeted by AbilityNetHow to build an #Accessibility Champions Network at #TechSharePro 2019 with Christopher Patnoe (@googleaccess), Ema… https://t.co/7WuUfagjjoGreat conversations about the #PublicSector Bodies Accessibility Regulations at #TechSharePro. The challenge and re… https://t.co/egRpQV1EN6"Whilst compliance is important, culture trumps compliance" says @alistairm about the importance of buy-in from sen… https://t.co/36PMTvRkB8Lauren Moore, Design Researcher for the BBC, explains their journey to #Accessible #Gaming at #TechSharePro. When g… https://t.co/EPG7BxGewvHow do we make digital maps accessible? #TechSharePro2019 #inclusivedesign https://t.co/KgOu5yE804
Retweeted by AbilityNet"Accessibility is now part of the fabric of the games industry," says Ian Hamilton in our Accessible Gaming session… https://t.co/3nqiLCyHfGVerizon are up to all kinds of cool stuff. For more info on embedding #accessibility in your organisation and foste… https://t.co/WvDtN4iLKj
Retweeted by AbilityNetIn the Accessible Gaming stream at TechShare Pro 2019 we have @IanHamilton_ kicking things off. Breaking news -… https://t.co/HmUHn9OTxJSamantha Soloway shares @VerizonMedia’s employee engagement strategy at TechShare Pro 2019. A great interactive pre… https://t.co/HYMuSOxJ1HDay two of #TechSharePro2019 - up first Samantha Soloway from @VerizonMedia speaking about embedding #accessibilityhttps://t.co/vcC6DrJB0SBack for day two at #TechSharePro2019 - really looking forward to hearing about next-gen audio! https://t.co/8yXPVWAycv
Retweeted by AbilityNetCheck out highlgihts of day one of TechShare Pro 2019 https://t.co/MjqXpZOwpt #TechSharePro2019 @CarolineBinc @HabenGirma @Apple
11/21
2019
Really nice surprise received this afternoon @AbilityNet https://t.co/lzILy5epLW
Retweeted by AbilityNetAn honor to take the stage with @HabenGirma #TechSharePro2019. At @Lenovo, we're envisioning a world that delivers… https://t.co/fmAkp2pw5U
Retweeted by AbilityNet“Really groovy tech to help disabled people become popstars” - AbilityNet’s Robin Christopherson @USA2DAY describes… https://t.co/s6EXIQ3q1BWe’re at #TechSharePro2019, a conference that celebrates #digitalaccesibility and #inclusivetechnology. At around 5… https://t.co/5F7ybqpDxT
Retweeted by AbilityNet"I came here today to tell you that if you work in #accessibility the work you do is urgent, it's important, it rea… https://t.co/vD27UJvHuUSome of our digital #accessibility team have been at #TechSharePro2019 today. Right now our very own @pa79smyth is… https://t.co/6HyL5sktun
Retweeted by AbilityNetGSMA's research (full report out 3rd Dec) into mobile accessibility in emerging markets found that only about 10% o… https://t.co/57yjd6irv4"When I have 140k nerds at Microsoft to motivate there’s no greater motivator than innovation," Jenny Lay Flurrie -… https://t.co/gCoh1YsOkE#RT @IAAPOrg: Happening today at Google's London office - Day 1 of #TechSharePro2019! @AbilityNet and IAAP UK Chapt… https://t.co/dlv5NVK8xH
Retweeted by AbilityNetCreating #accessible immersive experiences at #TechSharePro2019 with @BenGShirley and @ChrisJHughes of @SalfordUni,… https://t.co/H8sFlxCd7kHow can organisations become more accessible? "Start by hiring more disabled people. We're talented!" says @Lenovo'… https://t.co/OYjbtmHmuSCouldn't make it to #TechSharePro2019? Watch the live stream! @LarryGoldberg32 takes the stage to discuss how to cr… https://t.co/NDcTKE1iSE
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11/20
2019

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