Working with the General Services Administration to demonstrate Microsoft’s approach to make technology more accessible

At Microsoft, we are on a mission to to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. With 1+ billion people with disabilities in the world, we’re passionate about ensuring that our products and services are designed for people of all abilities. We are passionate about our work and are collaborating…


Meet Four of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in 2017

As part of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business list, four employees at Microsoft were recognized for their innovations and achievements last year. The Most Creative People in Business list recognizes 170 men and women around the world who have worked on fascinating projects in their field. As scientists, managers, programmers, comedians, designers, musicians, writers, and activists,…


Enabling Xbox One to be accessible for everyone

Today, Microsoft is releasing the first wave of Xbox One features as part of the Creators Update to Xbox Insider Program members. Check out the blog on Xbox Wire today to learn more about the new features and options in Xbox One’s Creators Update that make this gaming device more accessible for everyone. The Creators Update is packed full…


16 Microsoft Accessibility sessions slated for CSUN 2017

By Megan Lawrence, PhD, Accessibility Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. The 32nd annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference is coming up in San Diego, CA, Feb. 27 – March 4. Here at Microsoft, we’re busy preparing for a record 16 sessions. 2016 was a transformational year for Microsoft Accessibility.  We have deep investments in accessibility company-wide, and…