Takeaways from the 2018 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

Last week concluded the 33rd annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, a gathering of leaders and change-makers working to make technology more accessible. This year’s conference was filled with thought-provoking sessions and impactful demonstrations from experts in academia, advocacy organization, government agencies and businesses. It’s an honor to be involved in this event, and this year…


Microsoft’s Accessibility Journey: Education, Work and Life

By Jenny Lay-Flurrie, chief accessibility officer, Microsoft This week is one that many in the accessibility community look forward to all year. Today, I’m spending the day in San Francisco attending the Game Accessibility Conference (GAConf) along with colleagues from Xbox, then I’m headed to the 33rd annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference. I’m one of…


Working to make Skype more accessible

Today, Microsoft provided an update on our ongoing work to make Skype more accessible. We take feedback very seriously and are grateful to our active accessibility community who point us to areas of improvement. Following recent updates to Skype, your comments helped direct to the areas of our new versions where change was most needed…