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I now feel confident using technology

Stephen started to get involved with Go Digital just before coronavirus lockdown measures due were introduced. He tells us how the project has supported him during lockdown.

Transforming communication

Nick Bishop finds out how modern communication technology will make a difference to disabled people’s lives at Hill House.

Advice about visiting our services

We know this is a worrying time for everyone. The safety and wellbeing of people we support, our staff and volunteers, is our priority.

My anxiety no longer limits me

Sam recently took part in a 10-week internship at Meridian Business Support as part of our Change 100 programme. He tells us why his experience has left him feeling hopeful about the future.

Opportunity Suffolk helped me gain confidence

Gregor felt like his life was over after he was made redundant. Thanks to our Opportunity Suffolk programme, Gregor has managed to get himself a new job and is in a much better position.

FCDO must keep disability inclusion a priority

Gemma Hope, our Director of Policy, outlines what we want to see from the new Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) when it comes to disability inclusion.

Improving independence with Occupational Therapy

Charisse Holder is our new Occupational Therapist at Hill House in Sandbach. She will be playing an essential role as part of our assistive technology project there. Charisse will be helping the people we support get the most out of new technologies...

Staying connected with technology

On Friday 30 October 2020, we’re hosting an exciting online event. We’ll be discussing assistive technology, disability, and coronavirus. The event will bring together Charlotte Vuyiswa McClain-Nhlapo, World Bank Group’s senior disability adviser and...