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“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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UCanDoIT Celebrates Learner Achievements

UCanDoIT celebrated the work of learners and tutors at an award ceremony held at the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists headquarters on 21 March. One of the highlights was the presentation of the Anthony Wigram Achievement Award designed to celebrate … Continue reading

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Sarah’s Story

I lost my sight suddenly three years ago and it was a huge adjustment to make. I was unsure what I would be capable of doing in future, but whilst I was recovering in hospital I listened to lots of … 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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Changing Lives

Often when you hear of people’s great accomplishments you find yourself reflecting on what your contribution to a better world has been. For the past 10 years I have worked as a tutor for UCanDoIT. Over these years I have met … 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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