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Aidis Trust

The Aidis Trust specialises in assistive computer technology for the disabled. Our aim is to help people, regardless of their disability, to gain the most from today's computer technology.


We are an independent charity with over 35 years of experience working with assistive computer technology. The Aidis Trust charity provides free advice and technical support to disabled people and people who support them across the UK. Our mission is to improve independence for disabled people through using assistive computer technology.


Assistive technology can be, for example, larger keyboards, head pointers or specialist software such as magnification and screen-reading software for the visually impaired. We work with local, regional and national organisations to ensure that the best possible support is provided to you through our services.All our services are designed to help you understand what assistive technology is available, how it can work and how it can benefit you or those you care for.


Free services include:

  • Helpline: Our helpline supports disabled people with technical issues. Our technical advisors offer assessments, giving impartial advice on assistive technology to suit an individual's needs. In addition, our helpline staff offers support on all aspects of computing, using the latest technical support technology.
  • Free training and awareness courses to disability groups and organisations, carer's and parents to demonstrate how hardware adaptations and specialist software can enable a disabled person to effectively use a computer.
  • Website: Alternative help and support can be offered through our LIVE chat, Facebook and Twitter. Just visit our website for more information.

If you or someone you know has a disability or health condition that makes technology difficult or impossible to use, or you would like to find out more, please contact us.


Tel (Free Helpline): 0808 800 0009

Fax: 0161 235 8417
Web: Aidis (external link)

Email: info@aidis.org (general enquiries)

Opening times: From 9.30am-4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Registered Charity number: 1053961

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Last Updated: 9/7/2011

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