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Winning combination: iPad Magnifier & Stand!

We had a visit today from Mary* who has a visual impairment and who was missing being able to easily read the TV Guide. She came to the Hub here at Wilberforce Trust for some advice on how could she still maintain her independence to be able to do that. “I’m so glad I’ve come in…

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Ring…. motion sensor doorbell

It’s Deaf Awareness Week and so to kick it off I’ve decided to share some technology information that may be useful. I’ve been trying out ‘doorbell’ technology as an alternative (or in addition to) a regular doorbell. There are also doorbells that are very loud, or that have flashing lights that are appropriate for use. A…

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NEW! Tech Fund, part of Access to Work

On April 27th it was announced at Naidex, Europe’s largest assistive technology conference that there will be a new technology access fund. This will be part of the Access to Work scheme. Access to Work provides financial support to ensure someone’s disability or health condition does not hold them back at work and can cover assistive…

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Generous donation from Leeds Building Society

Christine Farion, Assistive Technology Adviser, from The Wilberforce Trust shows Natalie Metcalfe, Customer Service Advisor at Leeds Building Society’s York Branch, how technology can make a real difference. There is more information available at Leeds Building Society and an article appears on York Press. We were very fortunate to receive a generous donation to support our…