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Microsoft accessibility

There are no limits to what people can achieve when technology reflects the diversity of everyone who uses it.

Microsoft is committed to accessibility

There are no limits to what people can achieve when technology reflects the diversity of everyone who uses it. Transparency, accountability, and inclusion aren’t just built into our culture. They’re reflected in products and services designed for people of all abilities.

 

Inclusion in action

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Windows

Discover features and settings for making Windows work great for you.

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Office

Find out how to use Office 365 to be more productive across devices, create accessible content, and meet accessibility requirements.

Guides

Download Microsoft Word document guides to find information and tips for using accessibility features in Microsoft products to meet your specific needs.

 
 

Additional resources

Conformance statements

Review product accessibility conformance statements that describe how the accessibility features of Microsoft products help meet US Section 508 standards, EN 301549, and WCAG 2.0.

Public policy considerations

Get information and background on important accessibility policy issues and considerations.

Developer resources

Explore tools and information you can use to create the next generation of accessible technology.

Inclusive design

Learn about how we design for human motivations and needs, and how we embrace diversity.

 

News and updates

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Making Microsoft products more accessible in 2017

Learn about our future plans for building accessibility into products such as Windows 10 and Office 365.

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Fast Company: Microsoft’s autism hiring program

Check out this in-depth story about our new hiring program for skilled technology candidates with autism.

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Technology bridges gap while search for ALS cure continues

Get the latest on research with Team Gleason that helps people with ALS use just their eyes to communicate and move their wheelchairs.

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Office 365: New ways to create inclusive learning environments

Learn how to make classrooms more inclusive and personalized with accessibility resources built into Office 365.

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European standards helping organizations be more inclusive

Read about the exciting momentum on emerging accessibility standards, such as ETSI EN 301 549, across Europe and beyond.


Accessibility blog

Read more from the team about the latest accessibility developments.

Accessibility newsroom

Explore more news highlights and stories from Microsoft accessibility.

Accessibility on Twitter

Follow @MSFTEnable for news and information.