Coping in Extraordinary Times

Beacon’s Technology Innovations Manager Matt Harrison, who lives with sight loss himself, shares his thoughts on how to cope during self isolation. We are living in unprecedented times. Even during the war when movement was restricted, we were still able to mix...

Join Us for our Technology Day

Are you blind or visually-impaired or know or support someone who is?  Why not come along to our Technology Day to find out how gadgets, smart phones and tablets can be used to make life easier? We are pleased to announce that our next Technology Day will take place...
Appy to Help?

Appy to Help?

Appy to Help? I’m predicting that the majority of my blogs will make reference to mobile devices in some way; not all of them (after all, there are plenty of other interesting technologies to talk about) but a significant number all the same. The main reason for this...
Hello from Matt

Hello from Matt

Hi, I’m Matt Harrison, Beacon’s Technology Services Manager. This is a new role at the Centre, and a very exciting one for me.  I have the responsibility for embedding technology throughout Beacon and supporting staff and service users in its use.  I have worked with...