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Monoma – switches that build social and learning skills

AbilityNet Accessibility Award

Designed by assistive technology company Filisia, Monoma use gaming and sensory technology to engage people with special education...

The Great British Public Toilet Map

Digital Health Award

The NHS has estimated that 3-6 million people manage reduced continence due to medical or health reasons. Public toilets are a necessity,...

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Femi Owolade-Coombes

BT Young Pioneer Award

At the age of nine, Femi Owolade-Coombes began to get involved in the world of coding. He joined local Raspberry Pi community events,...

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Teaching accessibility and tech, despite losing her sight

Young People’s Award 2015

Beth Deer is 16 years old, and last year she went completely blind. She received a BrightSpark scholarship through youth-led charity...

Dalton Brown

From client to volunteer, supporting disabled people get back to work

IT Volunteer of the Year Award

Dalton Brown volunteers at Access to Business in Wolverhampton, supporting unemployed disabled people as they get back into work, training...

Rachael Moat

Encouraging students with complex needs interact with the world

IT Volunteer of the Year Award 2015

Rachael Moat is a musician and music teacher who volunteers once a week at Seashell Trust, a school for children with complex needs...

Open Bionics

Open Bionics create affordable, accessible 3D printed limbs

Accessibility Award 2015

Open Bionics is revolutionising healthcare by using 3D scanning and 3D printing to dramatically cut the cost of fitting hand amputees...

Talking Birds Theatre Company

Talking Birds bring accessibility to the theatre

Accessibility Award

Talking Birds is a small, independent, site-specific theatre company, making work that explores, and seeks to illuminate, the profound...

Therapy Box

Building award-winning accessible apps

Accessibility Award 2014

Therapy Box is an award winning app development company that specialises in communication and therapy apps for people of all ages and...

Using technology to keep memories alive

Digital Health Award 2014

Formed in 2009 Alive! activities has pioneered the use of touch screen technology to improve care home residents’ mental and emotional...