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Adapting technology, changing lives

Technology has come leaps and bounds but has yet to be applied to so many realms. People with disabilities could especially use some attention in applying technology to their work and home lives to make things easier and more efficient.

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Adapting technology, changing lives

Technology has come leaps and bounds but has yet to be applied to so many realms. People with disabilities could especially use some attention in applying technology to their work and home lives to make things easier and more efficient.
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Technology can help people with all types of disability and impairment, but everyone has different needs. Having professional assessors carefully identify the mix of technologies and adaptations that enable a disabled person to be more productive at work, at home or in education can improve quality of life for everyone.

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AbilityNet has a team of consultants and testers who help businesses, charities and public bodies to design and maintain accessible websites, apps and other digital tools. As well as blue-chip companies such as Barclays, The FA and Microsoft, AbilityNet also supplied accessibility services for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic websites.

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