A crowdsourced collection of accessibility tips, tools, and tidbits - especially for education.
Hear from Microsoft Product Manager Mike Tholfsen on how you can improve reading skills with Microsoft Learning Tools such as Immersive Reader. Microsoft Learning Tools are available in OneNote, Outlook, Office Lens, and Edge as part of Office 365 for education, which is free for teachers and students.
Discover how Windows 10 is making the PC more accessible to everyone.
Turn on your microphone.
Every iPhone is as accessible as it is personal, with powerful built-in features for people with disabilities.
Within Flipgrid, all students have an equal voice. The quietest students share their thoughts, opinions, reflections, and ideas right next to the students who always raise their hand in class. But for many learners, it is challenging to share their voice when they have trouble reading the discussion prompt.
A free app that narrates the world around you. Designed for the low vision community, this research project harnesses the power of AI to describe people, text and objects
Microsoft Translator for Education tools creates a more inclusive classroom for both students and parents with live translation and captions.
Translate and caption live conversations in over 60 languages Speak two languages into one device for one-on-one conversations Download language packs to translate text without an internet connection Translator live feature in action Built for productivity. Download Microsoft Translator
The iPad continues to make communication more accessible and cost-effective for persons with developmental and speech disabilities. Mobile apps provide many of the vocabulary-building and text-to-speech features of alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) devices for far less money than products such as the Dynavox Maestro.
Any educator with a mobile phone can put Office Lens, a convenient app that acts as a point-and-shoot document scanner, to good use in their classroom. Office Lens can cut paper clutter by digitizing your classroom, help organize your note taking and make it simple to share documents with students and other educators.
ACCESSIBILITY TOOLS FOR DIVERSE LEARNERS
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Microsoft Accessibility Tools on Student Laptops