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 […]

Symbol Support with Widgit Online

To promote this year’s World Autism Acceptance Week (28th March – 3rd April) I would like to talk about one of my favourite resources, Widgit Online.  Widgit Online is, as the name suggests, a web based package using Widgit symbols.  Providing visual support to those on the spectrum is important as it provides structure and […]

Be inspired. Be creative.

Nearly two years on from the start of the pandemic, it could be said we’ve all got a bit of a pandemic hangover. Maybe we’ve struggled to maintain the motivational get-up-and-go attitude that swept the nation (from within the boundaries of your humble abode, of course) – sound familiar? Well, not to Tyler Jessop. Tyler […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why we love Clicker

Before I begin, I’d like to emphasise that I don’t work for Crick nor do I (or we as a company) have any professional affiliation with them, I just think they’re really, really good. For those who are unfamiliar with Clicker, it is a child-friendly word processor that’s jam-packed with assistive features to facilitate extended […]

Top 5 ways to access your smart phone

Smart phones are now an integral part of our daily life, providing access to social media, news, shopping, work activities and much more! Whatever you think about the use of smartphones, there is no denying that they are only going to become more popular. There is no escaping the rivalry between Apple and Android. Fear […]

Top 5 tips for removing visual clutter

Andrew in his latest blog post has already covered this in some good detail, but I feel this is such an important element of implementing Assistive Technology, I’m going to go through it again. “Visual Clutter” is the term I’ve used to describe the unnecessary content that cloud a user’s screen, and therefore impedes their […]