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FANCY a free computer?
It might seem unbelievable, but you could be eligible for one, or at least for a big discount, from one of the UK’s Government or charity schemes.
Wendy Maxwell (front right) from Chill4Us carers, past and present, take a free course for carers at Hellesdon Library on how to use computer tablets. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.
Carers have been getting to grips with the latest technology thanks to a free course at Hellesdon Library.
The session on how to use computer tablets was organised by Chill4Us carers group, which runs a website for carers, with the help of social welfare law and tech charity Lasa.
Disabled people are much less likely to have access to the internet, research has shown
Moving public services online is creating a barrier for many disabled people in Wales, campaigners claim.
Disability Wales is concerned that an estimated 40% of disabled people do not have access to the internet, compared to just 12% of non-disabled people.
An 18-month project to boost “digital inclusion” will be the focus of a seminar in Wrexham.
Rhian Davies, chief executive of Disability Wales, said disabled people needed targeted help to get online.