Karen Stevens

121 Captions

We are expert providers of verbatim realtime captioning onsite and remotely to your tablet or laptop. Our stenographer service will capture every word as it is spoken with 99% accuracy. Make your business event and teleconference calls more accessible to those with a hearing loss or second language speakers with the best quality live captioning. Get a transcription of your event and maximise your marketing possibilities. Increase the profitability of your company by becoming more diverse, accessible, and attractive to consumers and employees.

Ability magazine

Ability is the only UK magazine solely about assistive technology. Founded in 1991, the publication carries news, features and useful information about AT for a wide range of AT users and technologists including professionals working in education, business and health. The magazine is available in accessible formats and is published four times per year.

Ability magazine

AbilityNet is committed to creating a world where ICT is not a barrier to people but enables them to live their lives to achieve their full potential whether at home, through education or in work. We assess people's needs for adapting their technology, work with organisations to make their on-line services accessible and provide advice and information.

AccessAbility Solutions

AccessAbility Solutions offers a specialist SEND ICT service to meet your needs. Our aim is to offer a range of packages to support schools , settings and individuals in the core work of:-

Assessing access for complex needs
Assessing access for learning needs
Training to ensure the solutions offered are….
…Embedded and working for the individual
Assessment and advice to parents
Conference Speaking & other ICT SEND event
Home tuition with ICT at the core of everything taught


ActiVise Software and AVP Software are independent learning and revision tools for all learners including those with dyslexia, autism and other SpLDs. The software enables the user to enter the information that they wish to learn or revise as questions & answers or steps in sequences as words or images. The user's questions & answers or steps then appear in a series of interactive quiz like games or activities. All the games and activities are designed on the principles of repetition and overlearning that enable users to learn, revise and recall the information that they entered. ActiVise and AVP can transform a learner's approach to revision and performance in exams.

Amano Technologies

Amano Technologies provides a range of services relating to:

Learning support for students with disabilities in higher education
Telecare and Independent Living Technology
Help for people with disabilities in the workplace

Assistive Solutions

At Assistive Solutions we are proud of our knowledge of disability and assistive technology, especially of dyslexia and teaching techniques, and we always strive to provide a first-class service to our customers. As individuals and as a company we aim to be professional, friendly and dependable. Our conscientious team reflect this approach in their day to day work.

Astec Assistive Technology Solutions

At Astec, we pride ourselves in our reputation and ability to not only supply Assistive Technology, but to also offer a high standard of training and support all in house. We are based in Stoke-on-Trent, and are specialists within the Assistive Technology world. We are able to offer a one stop facility for all your Assistive Technology needs, from the supply of products, to the provision of software, to ongoing support and training.


ATOP Ltd is an independent assessment service for students with disabilities and specific learning disabilities studying in higher education. Established in 1999 and incorporated in 2003 the service is fully accredited through DSA-QAG The main assessment centre and administrative base is located at The University of Chester. Outreach Centres are based at Liverpool City Centre, South Liverpool, Ormskirk, Stockport, Warrington and Colwyn Bay. All of our Assessment Centres are fully accessible and in accordance with the DSA QAG Quality Assurance Framework each centre provides accessible parking, a seated waiting area and refreshments available for visitors on request Our aim is to provide students with a full and professional service enabling individuals to reach their true potential through equal opportunity to learning. Our objective is to ensure that barriers to learning are removed for individuals with additional needs.


We are leaders in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of circa € 12 billion and circa 100,000 employees in 72 countries, serving a global client base.

We strive to create the firm of the future. We believe that bringing together people, business & technology is the way forward. At Atos, we embrace this journey, striving to remain the trusted partner that delivers digital empowerment to our clients.

We are the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games.

Aventido Limited

Disability awareness and confidence training

Empowering your team will improve customer satisfaction and retention, grow staff morale, minimise management intervention, and thereby improve business performance. Training can be provided to suit your requirements.

Assistive Technology Training

Through our network of associates we can provide AT training solutions, tailored to you and your requirements, at the location of your choice or via online resources.

Axessibility Ltd

With 15 years experience working in the field of assistive & enabling technology within the education, business and health & social care environments providing expert advice, consultancy and improvement support with a passion for Technology Enabled Care Services (TECS), innovation and transformation. He spent 9 years in the Post-16 sector at a residential Independent Specialist College (ISC) based in Gloucestershire and previously at a General Further Education (GFE) provider. Having significant experience in the initial assessment, specification, purchasing, setup, configuration and training of the relevant hardware and software associated with an appropriate assistive technology solution to individuals with a range of physical and learning disabilities aiding access, inclusion and independence. Andrew now offers information and guidance to schools, colleges, Government and public sector, social enterprises and businesses across the country, helping them make strategic purchasing decisions, as well as providing training for a range of software and hardware solutions. Andrew is proud to be a member of the British Assistive Technology Association (BATA) and the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe (AAATE). Andrew holds a current BPSS (Government Baseline Personnel Security Standard), Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and Standard Disclosure Scotland.


Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and US. With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 130,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide. We have a publicly stated ambition to become the most accessible & inclusive FTSE company for all our customers and colleagues. We have established a mature and pioneering accessibility programme, ensuring that disabled and older people can do business with or be employed by the bank. Barclays was the first UK bank to launch talking cash machines in 2012 and since then, we have used assistive technology & innovative solutions to offer more accessible bank services – from high visibility debit cards, to virtual sign language interpreters to voice biometrics within telephone banking. Our market leading accessible customer service is driven by intelligent partnerships with charities and experts as well as attracting, supporting and developing a diverse workforce and in particular disabled talent. A diverse workforce leads to divers thinking which leads to more inclusive products and ultimately a better customer experience. We take an open collaborative attitude to sharing with others and are helping to shape the accessibility profession. Find out more at http://barclayscorporate.com/accessibility.

Barry Bennett Ltd

Barry Bennett Ltd works closely with Independent Assessors, Physiotherapists, Occupational Health Professionals, Health and Safety Managers, Facilities Managers and a whole host of other specialists and uses its unrivalled experience in dealing with employees and students with special needs and disabilities and also working with companies on a pro-active basis to improve ergonomics in the workplace.

BAUM Retec (UK) Ltd

BAUM Retec (UK) Ltd is part of the BAUM Retec AG group of companies, and we are the exclusive importer, and distributor of BAUM products for the United Kingdom, and Republic of Ireland. Our products: VarioUltra 20 & 40-cell Braille display / notetaker. Pronto! 18 & 40-cell Braille display / Organiser. VisioBook & VisioDesk Foldable & Portable Video Magnifiers.

Beaumont College SCOPE

Whether you have a physical impairment or learning difficulty, our further education college can support you. We enable residential and day students to take responsibility for their own lives. Our personalised learning programmes are designed to meet each student’s individual needs and encourage you to participate in exciting activities you’ve always wanted to try. We also offer places to learn in Barrow, Blackpool and Carlisle.

Big Voice Communications

Big Voice Communications is a specialist diversity and inclusion marketing and PR consultancy.

We are experts in diversity and inclusion, accessibility, inclusive marketing and communications.

We can offer you a unique mix of top-quality services.

You can choose from expert strategic advice, training and marketing and PR services.

We work on projects that change our world for the better and make a real difference to people’s lives.

You can tell your story and make every word count with Big Voice Communications.

Box 42

Box42 supplies software and hardware to enable access for people who have special needs / disabilities to help overcome barriers to communication and achievement. We offer years of expert experience helping people who have learning disabilities and specialise in specific differences such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, attention deficit, autism and Asperger Syndrome.

Brain in Hand

Brain in Hand is an assistive technology designed to help individuals with support needs to achieve more.

It is based on well-established therapeutic principles such as CBT, solution focussed therapy, and recovery based rehabilitation allowing the learning from these approaches to be turned into a set of patient centred strategies.

A cloud-based solution, Brain in Hand enables you to access detailed personalised support when and where you need it from your phone. You and your supporters can monitor usage, trends and success of interventions from a secure website.

Together this gives the confidence to do more things independently, opening up new horizons in daily life, education and work.

British Dyslexia Association

Ten percent (10%) of the population are dyslexic; 4% severely so. Dyslexia is identified as a disability as defined in the Equality Act 2010. Many of the dyslexic people across the UK, whether adults or children, are unable to fulfill their potential as a large percentage of the population still do not understand what dyslexia is, the difficulties which the condition presents and do not know how best to support them. Dyslexia is not an obvious difficulty; it is hidden. As a result, dyslexic people have to overcome numerous barriers to make a full contribution to society. The BDA is the voice of dyslexic people. We aim to influence government and other institutions to promote a dyslexia friendly society, that enables dyslexic people of all ages to reach their full potential.

British Wireless for the Blind Fund

Keeping blind people in touch with the world.

We supply specially adapted audio equipment on a free loan basis to visually impaired people across the UK who would not otherwise be able to afford it.

With no government funding, it is only thanks to the continued kindness of our supporters that we can carry on helping the people with sight loss who need it most.

Burnett & Associates

Burnetts provides insurance and warranty products to commercial and public sector organisations. Through our insurance partners, we are able to provide a wide range of specialist insurance and warranty products.

Cambridge ACCESS Centre LLP

The Cambridge ACCESS Centre offers DSA needs assessments and a range of related services throughout the East Anglia region. Locations include Cambridge, Colchester, Southend, Loughton, Ipswich, Bedford and Luton.


The Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare at the University of Sheffield is a translational research centre. We research, develop, evaluate and implement new technologies to enable people to live well and age well.

Celtic Magic

We design & build advanced breath control devices that can give users full control of their PC or Macs by breath alone. Designed as a standalone device emulating both a keyboard and a mouse, or can work in a mode to compliment free software such as Camera Mouse. This allows users to use this software with no carer support at all.


CENMAC is a unique, London-based support service offering assessments, reviews and loan of equipment to help pupils with a disability access the curriculum using assistive technology. CENMAC offers early intervention, training and support to staff to increase their confidence and knowledge. We have a high level of skills and competencies of practice within our experienced multi disciplinary team. Referring a pupil couldn’t be easier, anyone can do it.

Christopher Stribblehill
Concept Northern

Concept Northern specialises in supporting people with disabilities and learning difficulties in employment, education and privately. We have helped thousands of individuals including DSA Students, Access to Work clients and many institutions and organisations. We strive to treat each client as an individual ensuring we meet their needs and circumstances.

Conversor Limited

Conversor is the leading portable voice amplifier provider in the UK. We have over 12 years' experience within the industry and supply everything you need to ensure sound is improved if you have hearing difficulties, whether you are in classes, lectures or on guided tours.

Destek Accessible Technology Solutions

Destek supports people with disabilities and aims for inclusion for all in society through the drive and advancements in accessibility. With a range of services such as consultancy, physical and digital auditing and training. We want to achieve equality and break down any barriers stopping anyone fully taking part in society.