Tag Archives: People

“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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Never Too Old To Learn

Gertrude was born in 1915 in South Africa. She left school too early and received no education whatsoever. She moved to England in 1961, aged 50, with 3 children and 2 dogs. Life without proper education and profession had been … Continue reading

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All Dressed Up and Nowhere To Go

Imagine you are given the opportunity to learn a new skill. Not just any old skill but a skill that might help you find work, that might help you connect to other people, that might give you the ability to … Continue reading

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Tea and Biscuits

Tea and Biscuits or to be precise ITea and Biscuits which starts today 16th September 2013 and runs all week. An annual event run nationally by Age UK it hopes to encourage older people to try technology. As always we wish … Continue reading

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