How can ChatGPT help me with my work? (without risking plagiarism!?)

“ChatGPT is a natural language processing tool driven by AI technology that allows you to have human-like conversations and much more with the chatbot. The language model can answer questions and assist you with tasks, such as composing emails, essays, and code.” – Sabrina Ortiz, ZD Net You might of heard of it (or at […]

Vacancy: Assistive Technology Technician

Disability IT Support – Spring 2024 Join our dynamic team at access: technology as we expand our service and make a profound impact on lives across the country. We’re thrilled to announce a unique opportunity for the role of Assistive Technology Technician, based in Ripon, North Yorkshire. If you’re a confident, sociable individual with a […]

The Summer 2023 Gaming Social through the eyes of our client, Jack Taylor

On Wednesday 16th August, access: technology hosted their second In-person Gaming Social. This was situated at their offices at Newby Hall and was attended by two of their Clients and our AT ambassador, as well as the technicians on standby for support. The aim of the event was to meet new people, to challenge the […]

A guide to joysticks by our client, Jack Taylor

Jack Taylor is one of our wonderful clients. He has been gaining some work experience with us over the summer and has been creating some rather excellent content! Here he is, sharing his real life experience of several joysticks, with the help of our AT Technician, Rachid. I game every day and the heart of […]

Visual Dictation – An exam game changer!

Jack Taylor is one of our amazing clients. He’s been working through his GCSEs and found a really great way to assist his learning in the classroom and during his exams… My name is Jack Taylor, I have just finished sitting my GCSE exams and will be studying A-Levels next academic year at a York-based […]

Let’s talk periods! Introducing our Menstrual cycle grid set

“See a need, fill a need!” – Mr Bigweld, Robots 2005. Our Senior AT Consultant, Andrew Simpson has many clients who are approaching those tumultuous teenage years. Do you remember the awkwardness, the weird body changes and the ever increasing desire to fit in? Now imagine going through all that and being non-verbal! Specifically, Andrew […]

access: technology’s first office gaming social

When I joined access: technology, almost one year ago (where did the time go!) my role gave the company the potential to do so much more for our clients. Kelly, one of our lovely Directors, had a vision of bringing our clients together for something so many of them had in common – the love […]

Turn on greyscale for a happier, healthier relationship with your phone

Type anything into Google about smartphones, digital wellbeing, healthy digital habits, addiction… You will scroll through the millions of links, all clawing for your attention, and you will notice a common phrase, “Smartphones are the new cigarette” or, “Smartphones are our era’s cigarette”. Smartphones are a wonderful tool that connects us to old and new […]