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Microsoft Campus, Thames Valley Park, Reading, Berkshire RG6 1WG
AbilityNet shares information about accessibility and assistive technologies. They exist to change the lives of disabled people by helping them to use digital technology at work, at home or in education.
• Free factsheets covering a range of tips and advice about how computers can be adapted to help disabled people, including: Dyslexia and Computers, Autism and Computers, Communication aids, Voice Recognition and more.
• A free helpline (0800 269 545) which gives information about adapting computers to meet the needs of disabled people.
• Free online tools, including 'My Computer My Way', an online assessment tool which can be used help disabled people tailor their IT to meet their needs.
• A network of volunteers can visit disabled people in their home to help with everyday IT needs.
- Contact service direct
- No referral needed
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