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30/01/2015
Farewell to two specialist teams gone within a month. The JISC TechDis and BRITE teams
JISC TechDis which took over from DIS-in-HE and BRITE provided specialist support for the use of digital technologies ...
25/11/2014
Disabled Living Foundation and Shaw Trust merge at the end of November
'DLF will retain its name, identity and staff' with further development of 'essential information, ...
20/08/2014
Inclusive Technology free assistive technology information days
Available in London, Liverpool, Birmingham, Leeds and Southampton.
19/04/2014
Special World is launching in September as a free online magazine for Special Education
Inclusive Technology is launching a free digital magazine for professionals working with children with special ...
04/01/2014
Setting your preference for apps that include accessibility in the Windows Store
Microsoft offer accessibility and language as preferences when choosing apps for Windows 8 and Windows RT
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25/10/2013
Iansyst Assistive Technology Update Seminar interviews available on line
Some suppliers and an assessor talk about the latest technologies available to disabled students
30/08/2013
JISC TechDis and JISC Legal short survey about copyright exceptions for disabled people
If you have an interest in this subject please take the survey before 8th September, 2013 ...
08/07/2013
DIAGRAM Webinar: "Tools for Creating Accessible Math" from USA
Geoff Freed and Bryan Gould of WGBH's National Center on Accessible Media will be joined by math accessibility ...
13/03/2013
MSc AAC Scholarships available
Dundee Augmentative and Alternative Communication Research group have a new MSc.
11/07/2012
Global AutoCorrect alongside Stephen Hawking & others win Technology4Good Accessibility Awards
AbilityNet and BT organise the awards bringing together a range of charities and businesses whose work enables people to ...
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17/06/2012
Shortlist for the 2012 Technology4Good Awards Announced
AbilityNet and BT announce a shortlist from over 200 entries.
14/06/2012
ACE Centre, Oxford saved from closure
Merger of ACE Centres in Oxford and Oldham ensures Oxford will continue to provide advice, assessments and training
23/05/2012
TextHelp on the move 10 minutes down the road
TextHelp will have a new address on May 25th
04/04/2012
Oxford ACE Centre to close end of June 2012
Nearly 30 years of support for children with complex needs comes to an end.
01/02/2012
Sight and Sound Technology acquire Forcetenco
Sight and Sound are now selling items from Forectenco via their online store.
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22/12/2011
During the Christmas break why not help BATA with a strap line for Assistive Technology
The British Assistive Technology Association offer a definition for Assistive Technology but want something snappy but ...
09/11/2011
Skillset Consultation on national occupational standards for the publishing industry
JISC TechDis asking for participation in this consultation that ends on 23/11/2011
07/10/2011
AbilityNet welcome Martha Lane Fox Sir Terry Prachett OBE as Patrons
Press release from the National disability and e-accessibility Charity, AbilityNet
28/09/2011
AccessMyStudies document storage with AT service for students in HE
Assistive Technology on the fly for reading documents
11/09/2011
Widgit back in business
Good news from Widgit who are back developing new software.
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05/07/2011
Skill finds new home at Disability Alliance
Disability Alliance is very pleased to announce it will be delivering some of the critical services Skill previously ...
15/05/2011
Free ViewPlus Webinar to learn more about Braille labelling and other hints and tips.
Creating Braille Sticky Labels and Setting Braille Paper Size May 25, 2011, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM British Summer Time
08/05/2011
Free Download: Symbol Supported News from News-2-You
Royal Wedding and other news items available by registering on Inclusive Technology website
08/04/2011
OmniRead costs covered by Disabled Students' Allowance
Student Finance England says it will cover the costs for advice about suitable screen colours to help with reading from ...
06/04/2011
Skill: National Bureau for Students with Disabilities closes
A sad day for those working in Skill and those they have supported over many years.
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