Tag Archives: Assistive technology

Lessons Lead to Improved Lifestyle

Alex from Lanarkshire is 70 years old and has been disabled for 12 years. He is quadriplegic and uses a power chair he operates with his chin. “For years we have tried to get a way to keep me occupied when … Continue reading

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UCanDoIT Course Leads to Further Learning

Sheila is visually and hearing impaired and has had osteoporosis and brittle bone disease for several years. Sheila used to work as a Health & Safety Executive. Following an accident at work in 2009, she was badly injured and has been … 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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Does Not Compute…

According to a recent infographic the UK has the highest proportion of social networking users in the world. Yet the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that 3.8 million disabled adults have never used the Internet. This represents 33% … Continue reading

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