Digital Inclusion has helped me learn new skills


Renee tells us how our Discover IT programme has helped her to build confidence and learn new skills.

Renee in front of her accessible computer

Renee lives at our Bath Street service, a residential home for adults with learning disabilities in Edinburgh. Staying in touch with her relatives in the US is really important to her, and she wanted to learn to use the computer so she could chat with them online. 

Our Discover IT programme has supported her to do just that – giving her the training and technology she needed to build up her confidence on a computer. 

She’s now able to do things she couldn’t before with very little support, like online shopping, browsing the internet and most importantly keeping in touch with her family. 

Renee says: “I couldn’t have done this on my own. I have learnt new skills and feel better emotionally. It has had such a good impact on me and my family.”

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