Carl Ward

  • Bromley B8







Assistive Technology

Work History

Work History


Keep Calm Music Ltd
— Director Over the course of 17 years I built and ran a successful music production company which had a number of hit recordings during that time. I was a keyboard player and programmer during a time of developing music technology and I became expert in Apple Macintosh systems such as Pro-Tools(actually had one of the first systems in the UK) and Cubase, early Sampling and synthesiser systems and all manner of cutting edge recording systems. QUALIFICATIONS Assistive Technology Certifications Certified Freedom Scientific JAWS Trainer Certified Zoomtext Professional Certified Dragon Naturally Speaking Trainer and ScripterCertified TextHelp Read & Write Gold Trainer 1 Certified Claroread Pro Trainer Certified Matchware Mindview Trainer Certified LexAble Global Autocorrect Trainer

Software Specialist

President's Group of the Business Disability Forum
I am a software specialist for visual impaired focused applications such as JAWS and Zoomtext as well as a long term advocate of Apple products and the platform's fantastic built in accessibility tools such as Voiceover. I'm very passionate about what we do and grasp any opportunity to let people know about the incredible things that these technologies enable people to achieve.

Head of Assistive Technology

Microlink-Cilnet — Head of Assistive Technology Training I am responsible for the field training element of Microlink, the UK's largest supplier of Assistive Technologies. My team of AT trainers cover the whole of the UK and train customers in the use of Assistive Technologies from Text to Speech systems, Voice Recognition systems such as Dragon Naturally Speaking and screen reading software such as JAWS and Apple Voiceover plus many others. Our clients range from students in receipt of the Disabled Students Allowance to Blue Chip Organisations such as Lloyds Banking Group, British Telecom




School of Audio Engineering


Bromley Technical College