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Survey designed to improve the accessibility of websites

The Click-Away Pound Survey was created by Rick Williams to provide website owners with hard data about the business case for accessible websites. And so far the results are convincing.

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AbilityNet: making technology accessible for all

Accessible technology is playing a large part in making disabled people’s lives easier. To recognise new innovations in technology for disabled people, every year AbilitNet awards the latest inventions that are making

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NAIDEX 2016: finding independence all in one place

The time is fast approaching for the launch of Naidex 2016, so it’s time to get your name down for the UK’s largest disability, rehabilitation and homecare event. It will

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Ride into a new world of independence with the Mobility Roadshow 2016

Every year the Mobility Roadshow showcases the latest gadgets and technology aimed at enabling disabled people to be more independent. This year it’s back, from the 26th to 28th May at Silverstone Circuit, Northants,

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The accessible workstation of a journalist and consultant

Robert Wemyss is the IT guru at Really Useful Stuff. RUS is delighted to join in with Disability Horizons to offer a monthly roundup of all things tech and gadget.

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The amazing 3D printed Water Leg

Disability Horizons writer Nichola Daunton talks to Standard Cyborg CEO and Silicon Valley resident Jeff Huber, inventor of the 3D printed Water Leg, a low cost prosthetic limb that could

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Disability and gadgets: Dementia… who’s innovating?

Robert Wemyss is the IT guru at Really Useful Stuff. RUS is delighted to join in with Disability Horizons to offer a monthly roundup of all things tech and gadget.

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Disability and gadgets: low-cost robotic hands could wave in the future

Robert Wemyss is the IT guru at Really Useful Stuff. RUS is delighted to join in with Disability Horizons to offer a monthly roundup of all things tech and gadget.

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Improving access to theatre for deaf and hard of hearing audiences

For many people who are deaf or hard of hearing, a visit to the theatre can be a challenging prospect. Up until about fifteen years ago some deaf or hard

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Touch Tap Swipe: an interactive guide

DMD Pathfinders have just published their latest 22 page interactive guide called Touch Tap Swipe. The guide explores how to choose and use a touch controlled smart phone or tablet,