AbilityNet supports anyone living with any disability or impairment to use technology to achieve their goals at home, at work and in education. AbilityNet was created in 1998 by IBM and Microsoft to share tech solutions for disabled people.
Digital Accessibility Services
Our accessibility consultants and testers help businesses, universities, charities and many other organisations to design and maintain accessible websites, apps and other digital services. We have a range of industry-leading paid-for services as well as offering free resources such as webinars.
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.
Free Expert Resources
We provide free 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.
IT Support for Disabled and Older 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 048 7642 to ask anything about how computers can be adapted to meet the needs of disabled people. Our network of IT Can Help volunteers visit disabled people in their home to help with everyday IT needs.
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.
Association of National Specialist CollegesNatspec is the membership association for independent specialist colleges that provide further education or training for learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. These learners tend to have more complex or additional disabilities, so that...
Action for ChildrenOur vision is to ensure that every child and young person in the country has a safe and happy childhood and the foundations they need to thrive We protect and support children and young people...
Autism Rights Group Highland (ARGH)ARGH is run by and for autistic adults living in the Highland region who are 18 years or over. ARGH is a fully independent self run and self funded organisation, the first of it’s...
Terrence Higgins Trust ScotlandThis organisation provides a range of free, confidential, anonymous services providing information, support and counselling. Services include: HIV support and prevention services Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Support Counselling and Group empowerment Free safer sex...
Job Connect @BadaguishJob Connect @Badaguish is a programme to promote equal opportunity, access to training and employment opportunities in the Cairngorms National Park. The programme is underpinned by the belief that all people, regardless of disability...
National Autistic Society (NAS) Scotland ProspectsProspects is an employment and training service for people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who wish to work. Our aim is that people with an ASD should have the same training and employment opportunities...
Moray College Technology Centre ElginPlease contact the college to obtain a prospectus. Who Do You Contact? Bea Dobney and Louisa Thain are our members of training staff in the Elgin Learning Centre. Bea is available Monday - Wednesday...
The Highland Council Employability ServiceHighland Council’s Employability Services (HES) supports people of working age to progress towards and into employment. For young people we can engage with students up to 6 months before they reach their statutory school leaving...