AI for Accessibility
A Microsoft grant program that harnesses the power of AI to amplify human capability for more than one billion people around the world with a disability.
Shrinking the ‘data desert’
Making AI systems more inclusive of people with disabilities.
AI expands access to learning materials, language development, and assistive technology, making education more engaging for everyone. ObjectiveEd Braille AI tutor helps students practice and improve their braille literary skills.
By supporting the development of professional skills and evolving inclusive hiring and economic recovery, technology can help solve unemployment challenges. AI powers Our Ability’s hiring tools for people with disabilities.
Disability can affect any of us, or those we love, at any time. Technology can be a powerful tool to connect people. Northwestern University is collaborating with Mental Health America to bring research and AI together.
AI makes devices smarter, allowing people with disabilities to use appliances, healthcare, and transportation more easily and safely. Researchers at UT Austin are making datasets more inclusive of people with disabilities.
AI for Accessibility grants
We amplify human capability through grants, investments of technology, and expertise. We are looking for individuals or teams who are not only passionate about making the world more inclusive, but also firmly rooted in the communities they benefit. Find out how your organization can participate.
Seeing AI narrates the world around you. Designed for the low vision community, this free app uses the power of AI to describe people, text, and objects.
Microsoft Ability Summit 2020
This year’s virtual summit brought together people from around the world to imagine, build, and empower the future of disability inclusion and accessibility.
AI Now: Disability, Bias, and AI
Researchers across disciplines examine the intersection of disability, bias, and AI to identify areas where intervention is needed.