Kevin Carey

Litigation and chaos »

Kevin Carey argues against the elite's use of regulation.

John Lamb

Brewing up a storm »

Editor John Lamb wonders which way AT is blowing.

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What's coming in Ability

The next issue of Ability is published at the beginning of October when our editorial will include features on:
  • The trend towards cheaper Braille devices
  • How wearable technology helps disabled users
  • Developments in the accessibility of smart phones
  • Update on technology for people with learning disabilities
  • Sports technology
  • Wheelchair design
The edition will also include  regular features on news, new producs and events, plus Kevin Carey's fiesty column.
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Voice recognition »

For disabled people, this software has long been an invaluable tool for those unable to type, use a mouse, or write.

Barrier free banking »

Paul Smyth, accessibility head of Barclays, explains the bank's plan to be the most accessible big company in Britain using assistive technology.

Accessible lectures »

Legislation requires captions to make lecture videos accessible. Few universities comply because of the cost.

Comments about Ability

I appreciate how proactive the UK is in assistive technology and often refer to the models I see in your magazine when thinking of our inclusion programs in the US. We are a litigation-based society over here and I try my best to help alleviate that, just a little bit, in my school district.  Many thanks! Tina Schwartz, AT Practitioner.

An informative publication. It looks good on screen as an e-Book too. Peter Bryenton, New College Worcester


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