Introducing Jack Taylor

Introducing Jack Taylor (our first ever work placement student) Earlier this summer, we were very privileged to have our first ever student on work placement at access: technology HQ. Jack is in Year 10 in secondary school and extremely passionate about technology. He uses it to access his work at school (in the form of […]

Where are my keys?

We’ve all been in a situation where we have lost something… Our phone, wallet, keys… marbles… In my case it’s usually my door key and is generally at the very bottom of my handbag (and yes, it is a typical ladies’ handbag where I carry everything but the kitchen sink!) For those of you that […]

Have you heard about Pictello?

One of the many questions I regularly get asked is “how can my child follow instructions without me constantly having to give them step by step instructions?” Most commonly this is usually relating to cleaning, using the washing machine, or cooking. Pictello is a social stories app (available for iOS 11.4 or later) and is […]

Top Tips: Using your MacBook

Erica: We’ve recently shared a short video of our Ambassador Al Haigh’s first client facing appointment. I felt extremely privileged to be a part of that first appointment, not just because it was my client, but it was truly amazing to see the benefits Amy got from being able to ask questions to someone who […]

Introducing our AT Ambassador Alistair Haigh

Our very own AT Ambassador Alistair recently attended his very first client-facing appointment, let’s hope there will be many more to come! It was a very exciting day when Al attended a school visit with me to meet Amy. Here is a short video showing some of the skills Al taught Amy on the day: […]

Near and Far: Finding your way back when you “Roam”

A Prologue… For any of you that know me, you will know I am not a massive fan of sport; however, as sport has recently captured the heart of the nation, so too has it captured mine… well, for the duration of this blog at least… and only so far as assistive technology is concerned… […]

If words fail: let the Echo Show you how…

Rise and Shine The other day I woke up with a really sore throat (…you know, the type where you dread saying a single word because it hurts so much!) This got me thinking, I live in a relatively ‘SMART’ reliant home, so what do I do if I can’t ask Alexa to turn my […]