AbilityNet

AbilityNet is a UK pan-disability charity which is committed to creating a world where ICT is not a barrier to people but rather enables them to live their lives to achieve their full potential whether at home, through education or in work.

Our services consist of: At Home: helping disabled adults and children use computers and the internet at home At Work: These include technical assessments for individual clients as well as advice, courses for health and safety, personnel and occupational health professionals, products and consultancy. In Education: Assessments, equipment supply and training, consultancy and accessible IT kits. Public Services: We support users and staff to make public access to computers something that everyone can enjoy.

Who to contact

Telephone
0800 269 545 0800 269 545
E-mail
enquiries@abilitynet.org.uk
Website
AbilityNet
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Location

Name
Ability Net
Address
25, Worship Street
London
Postcode
EC2A 2DX

Other Details

Additional Languages
English
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AbilityNet is the UK's leading ICT accessibility and usability organisation and provides a wide range of services, including the development and implementation of corporate accessibility standards as well as disabled user testing and support for individuals through assessment and training. Our unique position as a Charity provides us with a clear advantage in providing services to corporate and other clients, as well as individuals with all kinds of disability. We have worked with some of the largest and most successful corporations in the world, including BBC, Microsoft, DWP, Hewlett Packard, BT, Cabinet Office, IBM, Channel Four, Barclays and many others. Our work with children, schools and families is extensive -we work closely with Becta on initiatives such as the Home Access Programme and each year we support thousands of disabled children, families, schools and local authorities with ICT access issues. We are working on leading edge projects on the use of mobile technologies, e.g., My Mobile, My Way for the BBC, and, via a partnership with City University, AbilityNet has a unique research capability.

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