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Microsoft Commitment to Accessibility

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"Our vision is to create innovative technology that is accessible to everyone and that adapts to each person's needs. Accessible technology eliminates barriers for people with disabilities and it enables individuals to take full advantage of their capabilities."
—Bill Gates, Chairman, Microsoft Corporation

In this section:

Accessibility Mission & Strategy
Learn how Microsoft is striving to build products that are accessible to everyone and helping people realize their full potential.

History of Microsoft Commitment to Accessibility
For more than two decades, Microsoft has focused on developing products and services that enable people of all ages and abilities to realize their full potential.

Research About Accessibility
Microsoft conducts and commissions research with a goal to enhance the user experience on computing devices. Read about the current research projects that will make the computer more accessible, and easier to see, hear, and interact with.

Microsoft and Section 508
Microsoft believes our commitment to accessible products and solutions will allow us to support government in making accessible technology choices. And, we believe, Section 508 reinforces the best practices that our organization already performs.

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