Category Archives: Our mission

“You Don’t Look Blind”…

“You don’t look blind” is something I still hear from people far too often. Lots of people all over the world still believe this misconception that to be visually impaired you tend to look a certain way. They associate a … Continue reading

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Digitally Excluded by Default?

This is my first blog for UCanDoIT since I joined late last year as CEO. My name is Samantha Barber. Let me start by saying that I am new to assistive technology, although I’ve worked in the voluntary sector for … Continue reading

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Battling Isolation

Today we made an elderly woman cry. You might ask why we feel the need to tell everybody about this on a blog, surely not something to boast about… Actually in this case it is. You see this elderly woman … Continue reading

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A Marathon Effort By One Of Our Trustees

One of our trustees Andreas Haimboek-Tichy is running  for UCanDoIT in this year’s London Marathon on 26 April 2015. He said ” I am running the London Marathon for the 2nd time. I have chosen to run for UCanDoIT, the … Continue reading

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UCanDoIT Founder Bids the Charity Goodbye

UCanDoIT founder Anthony Wigram gave up the Chair three years ago although he remained on the board and has now taken the decision that the time has come to resign as a trustee. He remains committed to the ongoing work … Continue reading

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Working With Dementia

Today (Sunday 21 September 2014) is World Alzheimer’s Day. Alzheimer’s, often known as dementia affects 850,000 people in the UK and it is predicted that by 2051 there will be two million people living with dementia (figures Alzheimer’s Society). There are many types … Continue reading

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UCanDoIT on YouTube

Have you visited our YouTube page? There are some great videos on there from learners talking about why learning to use a computer has been so important to them. Visit the UCanDoIT channel here.

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