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 […]

Once Upon A Picture: iOS and ‘Live Text’

You may have noticed in one of the recent iOS updates the inclusion of ‘Live Text’ in your photos. This is a really cool addition that allows your camera to detect text within an image, enabling you to use the text just like you would with text on a website or a message on your […]

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 […]

Top Tips: Using your MacBook

Erica: We’ve recently shared a short video of our Ambassador Al Haigh’s first client facing appointment. I felt extremely privileged to be a part of that first appointment, not just because it was my client, but it was truly amazing to see the benefits Amy got from being able to ask questions to someone who […]

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 […]

The TD Pilot review

Yesterday I had my first initial look at the new Tobii Dynavox TD Pilot eye gaze iPad device. The team at access: technology spent a couple of hours playing with the TD Pilot whilst our local TD rep, Joe, did our grand job of fielding our many questions. Firstly, I must apologise for taking so […]

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 – […]

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… […]