Present Pal receives AI for Accessibility Grant from Microsoft

Present Pal receives AI for Accessibility Grant from Microsoft

To celebrate the UN’s International Day of Disabled Persons 2018, we’re excited to announce that we’ve been selected to be a part of Microsoft’s AI for Accessibility Programme!

Present Pal has been awarded an AI for Accessibility grant from Microsoft to help further our efforts in ensuring that everyone, despite their individual abilities, has the equal opportunity to communicate effectively in education and the workplace.

How to Overcome Feelings of Anxiety - with Expert Kay Young

How to Overcome Feelings of Anxiety - with Expert Kay Young

At Present Pal, we have become increasingly aware that although public speaking fears are common for individuals with learning differences, they are also prevalent amongst people experiencing feelings of anxiety. Feelings of stress, nervousness and uneasiness are a reality for the majority of people, but there remains a lack of awareness around simple and free coping skills for anxiety. We spoke to Mindfulness Expert Kay Young, to discuss simple mindfulness exercises and activities which teach our brains to be ‘mindful’, rather than stressed and anxious.

The Problem With Presentations - Are You Prepared?

The Problem With Presentations - Are You Prepared?

Whether you’re a student or professional, presentations are pretty unavoidable. Read on as we discuss how presentations are a particular struggle for people with dyslexia, and the importance of providing opportunities for equal access in education and work.