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AbilityNet

AbilityNet supports people of any age, living with any disability or impairment to use technology to achieve their goals at home, at work and in education.  We do this by providing specialist advice services, free information resources and by helping to build a more accessible digital world.

Our services

Accessibility Services

AbilityNet has a team of accessibility consultants and testers who work with digital teams in blue-chip companies such as Barclays, Lloyds Bank The FA and Microsoft to design and maintain accessible websites, apps and other digital services.  Find out more about our Accessibility Services

DSA/Students Services

Disabled Students' Allowances are a UK Government Grant to help any eligible student get the most from their higher education.  Our expert Assessors provide one-to-one advice and information to identify technology and other adjustments that will help them succeed in their education.  Find out more about our DSA/Students Services

Expert Resources

We provide factsheets, blogs, webinars and videos about the many ways that technology can help people with disabilities.  My Computer My Way is our unique guide to the many adjustments that make your computer, laptop, tablet and smartphone easier to use.  Find out more about our expert resources.

IT Support for Disabled People At Home

We provide a range of free services for disabled people, their family and friends, their employers and other people who care for them.  Call our free Helpline on 0800 269 545 to ask anything about how computers can be adapted to meet the needs of disabled people.  

Workplace Services

Technology can help people with all types of disability and impairment, but everyone has different needs.  Our professional assessors carefully identify the mix of technologies and adaptations that enables a disabled person to be more productive at work.  Read more about our Workplace Services

Further information and contact details

Street Address: c/o Microsoft Ltd, Microsoft Campus, Thames Valley Park, Reading, RG6 1WG

Telephone: 0800 269545

Secondary Telephone: 01926 312847

Fax: 01926 312847

Email: enquiries@abilitynet.org.uk

Website: www.abilitynet.org.uk

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Please Note: There will be some instances where funding will be required to access a service listed in this directory. Application for this requires to be made following appropriate Highland Council and/or NHS assessment for Adult Services and consequent resource allocation procedures. Further information on accessing services can be obtained from your local Adult Services Team.