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Accessibility case studies showcase organizations that have integrated accessible technology solutions into their technology plans to help individuals with various types of impairments maintain productivity on the job and in school. Videos can be viewed with Windows Media Player (free).

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[image: Video launch icon - Microsoft case study video] Colegio San Benito
School Uses Accessible Software To Help Blind Student Reach The Top of Her Class

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[image: Video launch icon - Microsoft case study video] Abu Dhabi Center for Autism
Students at Abu Dhabi Center for Autism Use Assistive Technology to Communicate and Develop Language Skills
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[image: Video launch icon - POETA case study] Partnership for Opportunities in Employment through Technology in the Americas
POETA Provides Low-Income Populations with Skills and Jobs Read case study
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[image: Video launch icon - Microsoft case study video] Down Syndrome Corporation
School Uses Gaming System to Enrich Learning for Students with Down Syndrome
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[image: Video launch icon - Microsoft case study video] Lagoa Secondary School
Students with Disabilities Use Innovative Gaming System to Interact with Curriculum
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Catering2Order Catering Company
Catering2Order, a fast-growing contract catering firm, needed to manage its documents more effectively, give staff remote access to files and email, and help the business cope with future growth. Accessibility was an important factor in choosing the new software as many staff members at Catering2Order are blind, partially sighted, or have other disabilities.
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Loudoun County Public Schools
School District Uses Familiar Technology to Make Learning More Accessible for All Students
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State of West Virginia
State Government Modernizes Portal, Drives Internet Usage with Improved Online Services
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Employ and Empower Deaf (eDeaf)
IT Training Offers People in South Africa an Opportunity to "Live Their Dreams"
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Crédit Agricole
Crédit Agricole Improves Collaboration and Saves Money with Effective Conferencing
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Microsoft Research
Mobile Device Uses Images to Help Children with Autism Interact
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Canadian National Institute of the Blind (CNIB)
The CNIB wanted to modernize its website with new functionality while maintaining its high level of accessibility. They accomplished the feat in just three months using Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010.
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[image: Video launch icon - Microsoft case study video] Helping Seniors Get Their Groove Back
Seniors are using technology to improve fitness and engage more with others.
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[image: Video launch icon - Microsoft case study video] Best Practices of
Accessibility in Schools

Teachers from all over the world discuss ways students with disabilities are using accessibility features in Microsoft products to learn.
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[image: Video launch icon - Microsoft case study video] Accessibility in Education
Testimonials showcasing product accessibility features in Microsoft products.

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[image: Video launch icon - YouTube video] Blind Ambition
When David Hayden's team won the U.S. Imagine Cup's prestigious category, it was a victory for him and all students with low vision.
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[image: Video launch icon - YouTube video] MultiPoint and Mouse Mischief used at school for students who are deaf in Thailand.


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[image: Video launch icon - YouTube video] OneNote Digital Notebook
Community college students in Norway use Microsoft OneNote in the classroom to help capture lectures, problem-solve collaboratively, and to share their work..
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[image: Video launch icon - YouTube video] Tools For Life
2004 Imagine Cup winner Readify develops custom touchscreen interface running on Windows to help students at St. George School, NSW communicate more effectively.
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[image: Video launch icon - Microsoft employee case study] Greg, a Microsoft research software development engineer , discusses his use of AT solutions to address his mobility impairment.

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[image: Video launch icon - Microsoft employee case study] Karen, a Microsoft content publisher , talks about the low vision products useful in her career.


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[image: Video launch icon - Microsoft employee case study] Jenny, a Microsoft director for Ad Center , discusses the accessibility solutions helpful to an individual with hearing loss.

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[image: Video launch icon - Microsoft employee case study] John, a Microsoft software development engineer , discusses the AT solutions he uses as an individual with a mobility impairment.

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[image: Video launch icon - Bill Gates] Bill Gates, Chairman, Microsoft Corporation discusses how accessible technology empowers people and businesses to realize their full potential.
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