Tag Archives: technology

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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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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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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