Making the Oculus Quest 2 VR headset – accessible!

It’s almost time for Christmas and it is the time to be jolly. One of the most popular presents this year, apart from the obvious Playstation and Xbox, are the Oculus Quest 2.  We all know technology is helping us interact with the world around us, whether it be augmented reality or a voice command […]

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 […]

Why we love Clicker

Regardless of the keyboard layout you choose, you have the option to jazz it up with the ‘rainbow’ setting should you wish, as mentioned before this works really well with SuperKeys and, for similar reasons, is great for supporting users in their typing. Rather than having to point or try to explain the location of […]

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 […]

Access: technology AT Ambassador Introduction

Assistive technology has always been a big part of my life because I have cerebral palsy. I think it’s so important that companies don’t just focus on the mainstream clients but also help clients that need adapted products. Even if an adapted device does exist, companies don’t often advertise it front and centre. Access:technology have […]

Say Hello to Cozmo!

Back in July I posted the blog ‘Top tips for introducing assistive technology to young children’. This blog takes a step forward and covers an innovative piece of technology which is revolutionising the way we work with young children. Meet Cozmo, this decade’s answer to Tamagotchi. Cozmo is a small talking robot who can communicate […]