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Get Online Greater Manchester: Support for disabled people

Fixing the digital divide is a key priority for Greater Manchester, with an ambition for Greater Manchester to become one of the first city-regions in the world to equip all under-25s, over-75s and disabled people with the skills, connectivity, and technology to get online. With more services moving online and a cost-of-living crisis, we must do all we can to ensure everyone, whatever their age, location or situation can benefit from the opportunities digital bring.

  • The Greater Manchester Disabled People Survey 2022 found that over 2 out of 10 residents said a lack of money stopped them from using digital services. 
  • Good Things Foundation report 32% of people with an impairment do not have basic digital skills.

With the cost-of-living crisis and low incomes, some people, even if they have the skills, are unable to access the many benefits digital access brings - Get Online Greater Manchester: support for disabled people guide is here to help address these challenges. Produced by Greater Manchester Combined Authority, and partners, the guide brings together digital support for people with disabilities into one place, including assistive technology, connectivity and digital skills training.

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