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...
Lead ScotlandLead Scotland, is a voluntary organisation set up to empower disabled young people and adults and carers across Scotland to access learning opportunities. For further information about our programmes throughout Scotland click -> HERE Or...
chip+CHIP+ is a charity based in Inverness but covering all of the Highlands. It gives free, confidential advice to anyone involved with young people and children (from birth to age 19) with additional support needs...
High Life Highland – Adult and Youth ServicesAdult and Youth Services, as part of Community Learning and Leisure, supports the personal development and lifelong learning of young people and adults in Highland. Adult Learning encourages people to acquire knowledge and skills, share...
L'Arche Crafts and HorticultureL'Arche Workshops and Training Centre is part of the L'Arche Inverness Community which has been in Inverness since 1975. There are 4 workshops – Candles, Woodwork, Garden and Retirement/Recreation. All the workshops aspire to...
High Life Highland - Youth Services TeamThe Youth Team within High Life Highland provide and support a range of services for young people aged 11 to 26 who are interested in taking part in activities and working within their community to...
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...