Paul Jagger welcomes everyone on behalf of WCIT

The Tech4Good Awards Winners Dinner 2018

By guest blogger: Paul D Jagger, Court Assistant, Worshipful Company of Information Technologists @CityandLivery If you study the history of AbilityNet, you’ll soon discover that the leading IT Accessibility charity grew out of … Read more

BT Young Pioneer Award Winners Water Watcher

From the BT Tower to bow ties and the chocolate fountain, one of our BT Young Pioneers tells all

By Elye Cuthbertson, of Water Watcher,  BT Young Pioneer Award winners This time last year, we never could have imagined the journey we were going to go on. From First … Read more

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AbilityNet is looking for technology that’s inclusive by design

Accessible gaming for disabled children, e-reader for blind people, AbilityNet is looking for technology that’s inclusive by design Leading digital inclusion charity AbilityNet is on the hunt for inspiring tech projects for … Read more

Photo of Kiera McKillop & her Mum - winner BT Young Pioneer Award 2017

Teenagers triumph with pioneering learning aid for dyslexia

What happens when two 14-year-old tech-minded friends witness some of their closes classmates and family really struggling with dyslexia? Roughly three children in every class is likely to be dyslexic, … Read more

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SpecialEffect: “Our current mission is testing out eye controllers for Minecraft”

While the old school joypads of the eighties might’ve been more user-friendly and inclusive for a wider range of people, the tech charity SpecialEffect doesn’t want this to stop the … Read more

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Celebrating fantastic tech for good innovations in the charity sector!

Digital technology is the most powerful tool for social innovation that we have ever had. Yet despite its undeniable impact on all aspects of our lives, and the growing momentum … Read more

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Charity Digital News is Awards media partner

We are pleased to announce that Charity Digital News is exclusive media partner for this year’s AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards. In partnership with Technology Trust (TT), Charity Digital News focuses on innovations … Read more

10-year-old inventor launches AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2017

10-year-old inventor launches AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2017

The youngest ever winner of the Tech4Good Awards – 10-year-old inventor Arnav Sharma – officially opened nominations for the 2017 AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards.  Arnav won the Tech4Good People’s and Winner … Read more

Comic Relief Tech4Good for Africa Award: Tech4Good goes global

Comic Relief Tech4Good for Africa Award: Tech4Good goes global

We’re delighted to announce that Comic Relief has joined us to create a new Tech4Good for Africa Award. This new Award will show the many ways that digital tech, mobile … Read more

Open Bionics make bionic limbs available

Accessible technology is playing a large part in making disabled people’s lives easier

This article was originally published April 2016 on Disability Horizons’ website. Whether you love it or hate it, technology is a part of our every day lives. So much of … Read more

Rachael Moat accepting IT Volunteer of the Year Award

Musical spaghetti: How IT Volunteer of the Year Rachael Moat uses spaghetti hoops to help disabled children

Each year we’re surprised and impressed by the innovation shown by our entrees, but nothing could have prepared us for the winner of the IT Volunteer of the Year Award … Read more

Professor Stephen Hawking in space

Prof. Stephen Hawking receives Special Award for Excellence in Accessibility

Professor Stephen Hawking won a Special Award for Excellence in Accessibility at the Awards Ceremony at BT Centre, London in 2012. The 200-strong audience heard a specially recorded acceptance speech from … Read more