Easy as a Flic of a Switch!

It is always exciting to come across new and effective access options, especially when they benefit pretty much everyone and come at a modest price point. While I might be a little late to the ‘Flic Switch’ party, I’m more than happy to share my joy in this nifty little device. Flic switches are, put […]

BrickIt App

We want to tell you about BrickIt, which is an iOS App that is here to save your Lego-building days!  BrickIt asks for a picture of your Lego blocks spread out in all their glory, and will then give you a range of model options to build with the bricks that you have already. It gives […]

Notability noteworthy?

Here at access: technology we know how important it is to give hardware, software, Apps and the like a thorough test drive, to ensure we’re recommending the absolute best thing for each client’s needs. Every so often you come across new things in this space which really get you to thinking about how this could […]

Harrogate Library offers access to InPrint Software

As we are based up in North Yorkshire, it was amazing to hear that Harrogate Library offers access to InPrint Software (Formerly Communicate in Print) as part of their services! They even provide free training to those looking to better their use of this excellent software, which we are thrilled to hear is available in the area. InPrint 3 […]

Edging Forward: Online Accessibility

We all have our preferences when it comes to our internet browser of choice. Be it Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari, we tend to be drawn to favour one above all, usually based on a style, security or branding standpoint. However, in this article, it is the consideration of the accessibility of these platforms which […]

A(pple) Shortcut to Accessibility

It could be said that the global tech giants have certainly made exceptional progress in recent years to develop their devices and software to consider accessibility from the word go. Rather than finding ways to adapt an existing interface, we are seeing these options built into an ever increasing range of new off-the-shelf products – […]

Dive into maths with a SPLASH!

More than ever before, technology is becoming a staple tool to support education across the entire curriculum. After a year of remote learning, it certainly helps that we don’t have to look far to find free apps, website platforms, or even YouTube videos for learning support. That being said, there are certain aspects of the […]

3D Printing at access: technology

A few weeks into my training at access: technology, I was lucky enough to meet one of our long-time clients Jack. I joined Mike at an appointment where we were swapping out some components of Jack’s computer setup, one of which being a piko switch programmed as his Surface Pro computer ‘Left click’.  The position […]

The One Where Lucy Joins the Team

As the newest Assistive Technology Consultant to join the team at access: technology, I thought I should take the opportunity to introduce myself! My name is Lucy, and while I am new to the world of consultancy, I have been fortunate enough to work with assistive device users for several years now. Professionally I come […]