AbilityNet has a team of consultants and testers who help businesses, charities and public bodies to design and maintain accessible websites, apps and other digital tools. As well as blue-chip companies such as Barclays, The FA and Microsoft we also supplied accessibility services for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic websites.
Technology can help people with all types of disability and impairment, but everyone has different needs. Our professional assessors carefully identify the mix of technologies and adaptations that enables a disabled person to be more productive at work, at home or in education.
Free Services for Disabled People
AbilityNet has been a leading authority on accessibility and assistive technologies for 20 years and we contnue to provide a range of free services for disabled people, their family and friends, their employers and other people who care for them.
- > Free Factsheets covering a range of tips and advice about how computers can be adapted to help disabled people.
- > Call our free Helpline on 0800 269 545 to ask anything about how computers can be adapted to meet the needs of disabled people.
- > Our free online tools, including My Computer My Way and an online assessment tool, help disabled people tailor their IT to meet their needs.
- > Our network of IT Can Help volunteers can visit disabled people in their home to help with everyday IT needs.
We also have a large network of IT professionals who help charities with their IT needs.
- Business Support
- Specialists, Experts, Research
Our library of factsheets is downloaded thousands of times every year. Recently updated, they provide a huge range of practical advice about specific conditions as well as the hardware and software adaptations that can facilitate digital inclusion.