Last of Us but the Start for Everyone…

Considering Naughtydog started with 2 guys in a room hacking into the original PlayStation’s hardware to get it to do what it wasn’t meant to for Crash Bandicoot. The Last of us series has taken game storytelling to next level and has landed Naughty Dog with the accolades of best developers. There is a reason […]

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… […]

access: technology sponsors Leeds Powerchair Football Club

We’re incredibly happy to announce access: technology is now a proud sponsor of Leeds Powerchair Football Club (LPFC). The club – formed in 2012 after the London Olympic Games – comprises of over 25 members who compete at all levels of this unique and diverse sport. Our very own Assistive Technology Ambassador, Al Haigh, is […]

The Literacy Experience

The experience of literacy or a literacy lesson can differ for children and young people across the board. You would be forgiven for thinking that a national curriculum and standardised set of expectations for all, is perhaps not the most effective means of achieving universal success. However, instead of using this platform to discuss an […]

Principles

We believe “technology is the great equaliser”. We live in an amazing time, where the vast majority of physical and cognitive limitations can be overcome, if not completely mitigated by the use of assistive technology. With the ongoing evolution of technological solutions, it is becoming progressively easier to interact with the world regardless of an […]

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 […]

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 […]

SwitchBot: One Bot to rule them all…

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I wish there was a robot that could just flip that switch for me”? Well, it looks like you’re not the only one, as the aptly named company SwitchBot has not only created such a robot but expanded on it extensively. The SwitchBot (which retails at £24 from Amazon […]