Five Years On

It’s been almost 5 years since I wrote my first blog post (Assistive technology: beyond the device) as co-director at access: technology.  Part of our big birthday celebrations this year have been (aside from some really delicious Greek food) reflecting on our journey as a company, as practitioners, as human beings and making plans for […]

Why Handwriting Sucks & Other Stories (Part 1)

As assistive technology specialists, we help individuals overcome barriers they experience as a result of their disability or learning difficulty.  We do work with some amazing schools, but sadly, we could also argue, that we spend a great deal of time working to support our children to overcome the barriers they face as a result […]

Assistive Technology and Fatigue

This week it’s Acquired Brain Injury week and it’s seen UK charity Headway release some statistics from their recent study as part of their ‘Brain Drain- Wake Up to Fatigue’ campaign. Their surveys found that a whopping 90% of people living with acquired brain injury are negatively affected by ‘pathological fatigue’, with 80% saying their lives would […]

7 Top Tips for Successfully Implementing Assistive Technology in the Classroom…

I’m a teacher to my core, so I figured that for this blog post, I would share for your enjoyment our very top tips for AT implementation in the classroom… … no, really… don’t mention it… it’s our pleasure… Does everyone know why Assistive Technology is being used in the classroom? This might seem like […]

Assistive Technology: Beyond the device

This is my first blog post, so it seems only fair that I should tell you a little bit about myself.  (To read my “Five Years On” post written 15/11/2022 click here>>) I’ve been working for Access Technology North for almost one year (sure hope I get a cake or something to commemorate the actual anniversary… […]