Karten Network

The Karten Network – Overview

The Karten Network is a network of IT centres for disabled people. The centres are funded through the Ian Karten Charitable Trust, with the purpose of improving the quality of life and independence of adult people with congenital or acquired physical, cognitive, sensory, learning disabilities or mental health problems. The Karten Centres provide a supportive learning environment together with access to the latest in adaptive computer technology, and are located in a wide range of host organisations.


The Ian Karten Charitable Trust – Freelance Administrator

The Ian Karten Charitable Trust is looking for a home-based, self-employed administrator to cover the current freelancer who is going on maternity leave in July 2024. The Trust is a grant making trust focused on disability and education. The role is very flexible; hours required are generally between 8 and 16 per month. With the exception of two trustee meetings annually, which usually take place at mutually agreed times during office hours, most of the work can be carried out according to the postholder’s individual commitments and availability.

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Talent and Technology: Building bridges to employment for disabled people

Policy Connect and the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology (APPGAT) launched their report Talent and Technology: building bridges to employment for disabled people on 15 July.

This report details the role of technology in the experiences of disabled people transitioning into the workforce and makes recommendations for how the UK, already a world-leader in the development of assistive technologies, can harness the power of these tools and inclusive practices to make the world of work accessible to all.

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