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News and ideas about the latest software and hardware being used around the world to help improve the lives of people with disabilities.

WordQ Logo

WordQ offers help when writing documents by providing word prompts and sentence-by-sentence proofreading. When bundled with SpeakQ it […]

Samsung Galaxy S3

As of April 2013 people will be able to buy, albeit quite expensively, a mobile phone that is accessible partly […]

Teachmeet Bett Visual Minutes at BETT 2013

Hi all! I just returned from a productive visit to BETT in its new home at the Excel centre […]

CereProc Voices

I recently stumbled across a new set of text-to-speech voices produced by CereProc in Edinburgh. They have a […]

DSA Workshop at Assistive Solutions

On Friday I went to my first Disabled Students’ Allowance Workshop day at Assistive Solutions in Dalston. First […]

Jemma Pixie Hixon

It’s easy to see how technology can help people with physical or sensory disabilities but today I heard […]

Nabaztag RFID rabbits

Well the title says it all, doesn’t it? No? Ok a little explanation: I’ve been experimenting with a […]

Communication Works 2009 @ Charlton School, London

Perhaps a little late in posting this but CENMAC/Charlton School are having a drop-in day with well-known exhibitors […]

Windows 7 to Include Free Improved Magnifier

Great news for visually impaired computer users. The basic Windows Magnifier utility that has been knocking around since […]

Video of Windows 7 On Screen Keyboard

I’ve spent part of today making this video demonstrating the new features of the Windows 7 on-screen keyboard. […]