News

Here the latest news regarding AACT and our activities

A Celebration of Professor Harold Silver’s Life

His inspiration & innovation were responsible for helping Deafax to be established and subsequently Decibels, AACT, EASiTEC, Deaf Aspirations, Ability2Access, Specialkidz International & GOALS4LIFE.

The Future of Artificial Intelligence & Special Needs

Artificial Intelligence has incredible potential to revolutionise almost every aspect of our daily lives, ranging from simple decision making to curing diseases, from making predictions to helping to solve global warming. Perhaps most importantly for METEC, it also presents a huge opportunity to support those with disabilities or special needs.

Charities Helping Deaf Children With Technology Challenge

Our six month study alongside Deaf Aspirations has been featured in the Henley Standard

Important appeal: Computers for Deaf Youngsters

We are determined to make sure that all deaf youngsters have the best possible access to Online Learning from home and at school. Please click through to read more about this important campaign appeal.

New Project funded by Government & National Lottery

Coronavirus Community Support Fund (HM Government & The National Lottery Community Fund) agree to support AACT & Deaf Aspirations with a grant for six months with their project entitled “Mental Health Wellbeing for Deaf Young People through Digital Technologies”

Great News for Ken Carter, Helen Lansdown & Deborah Flory

GOALS4LIFE, DEAFAX & AACT have become partners with the UNIVERSITY OF READING in a major Leverhulme funded research & development project entitled: Access and Higher Education: Inclusive Online Learning for Deaf Students

Report: What are the latest global charity technology trends?

A positive picture for charities, which are making more and better use of social media to raise money and awareness.

AACT loans iPad to 4th School

We have just loaned an iPad to The Piggott School - a mixed comprehensive school which caters for a wide spectrum of ability/disability. This is the fourth school we've loaned iPads to, and it's the first time we've loaned an iPad to a mainstream school. The aim is to try it out particularly in a Library context to help access.