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@MalavikaRewari @jiaxinmachine @agentakki @MSFTEnable
Microsoft Education
Empower students
to do their best
work
Enable teachers
to engage every
learner
Ensure equity
and inclu...
Empower students to do their best work
Dictation, Color Filters, &
Ease of Access settings
Learning Tools & Editor
Office ...
vision
Make your device easier to
see or use without a
screen.
hearing
Make your device easier to
hear or use without soun...
01
Eye Control
Investing deeply in new features like eye
control, allowing people with ALS and
other physical disabilities...
Our vision
Windows strives to enable
the creator in everyone,
dynamically adapting
to our changing abilities,
situations a...
Meet Justin
Justin is a college student who uses
Office 365 and his communicating
device to study, author a novel and
advo...
Feature Apps & Platforms
Text to Speech
and word/line
highlighting
OneNote
Desktop
OneNote
Online
OneNote
Windows
App
Word...
Microsoft Education
Empower students
to do their best
work
Enable teachers
to engage every
learner
Ensure equity
and inclu...
Enable teachers to engage every learner
Accessibility Checker, Automatic
Alt Text & Accessible Templates
Embedded audio or...
“No one should have to ask
for access, it should just be
there.”
Marlee Matlin
Academy Award Winning Actress
Outside In Ta...
Audio Accessibility Visual Accessibility Text Accessibility
Audio Accessibility
Ability to add closed captions for
audio/video in PowerPoint and Sway
Automatic live captions for
Powe...
Visual Accessibility
Ability to add alternative text
descriptions to visual objects in all
apps
Automatic suggestions for ...
Text Accessibility
Transform printed text into
searchable Office files with OCR via
Office Lens
Make content easy to navig...
Accessibility Checkers
In Office PC, Mac and Online apps to easily
find accessibility issues
With detailed guidance to fix...
Meet Veronica
Veronica is a junior at George
Mason University in Fairfax,
Virginia who has low vision and
who uses accessi...
Microsoft Education
Empower students
to do their best
work
Enable teachers
to engage every
learner
Ensure equity
and inclu...
Ensure equity and inclusion in schools
Procure technologies that meet
global accessibility standards
Get free accessibilit...
Litigation on the Rise
“Increasingly,
organizations that are
not directly subject to
[Section 508] standards
are looking to them as
an aid in the...
Microsoft Conformance Statements
— US Departmentof HomelandSecurity
(blog post)
— ScotiabankAccessibility Expert
Microsoft Education
Empower students
to do their best
work
Enable teachers
to engage every
learner
Ensure equity
and inclu...
5 free things to try today
1. Communicate in new ways and collaborate seamlessly with Office 365
Aka.ms/OfficeEducation
2....
5 links to bookmark and share
1. Educator Training on Inclusive Content
aka.ms/accessiblecontenttraining
2. Educator Train...
MicrosoftMission
Microsoft Mission
Empower every person and every
organization on the planet to achieve more
• Accessibility checkers and alt-text support
in all Office 365 PCs, Mac and web apps
and Accessible Templates
• MailTip i...
OFFICE 365 ACCESSIBILITY HIGHLIGHTS — PLANNED
PLANNED FOR FUTURE RELEASES
• Document accessibility compliance checker for ...
• Learning Tools in OneNote for PCs, Word
for PCs, Office Lens for iOS
• Editor context menu in Word and Outlook
for PCs
•...
OFFICE 365 ACCESSIBILITY HIGHLIGHTS — PLANNED
PLANNED FOR FUTURE RELEASES
• Editor coming to Word Online for advanced spel...
• Key productivity experiences made
efficient for screen reader and keyboard
users in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,
Sw...
OFFICE 365 ACCESSIBILITY HIGHLIGHTS — PLANNED
PLANNED FOR FUTURE RELEASES
• More intuitive slide reading experience for sc...
• New, intuitive ways to create and navigate
mouse-free: Tell Me in several Office 365
apps, Designer in PowerPoint for PC...
OFFICE 365 ACCESSIBILITY HIGHLIGHTS — PLANNED
PLANNED FOR FUTURE RELEASES
• Tell Me in Office for Mac
• Tell Me for sugges...
• Automatic live captions in Skype for
Windows 10 for consumers and in preview
in Skype Meeting Broadcast
• Support playin...
OFFICE 365 ACCESSIBILITY HIGHLIGHTS — PLANNED
PLANNED FOR FUTURE RELEASES
• Microsoft Teams will enable conversations in m...
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  1. 1. Slides @ aka.ms/AHG17 @MalavikaRewari @jiaxinmachine @agentakki @MSFTEnable
  2. 2. Microsoft Education Empower students to do their best work Enable teachers to engage every learner Ensure equity and inclusion in schools
  3. 3. Empower students to do their best work Dictation, Color Filters, & Ease of Access settings Learning Tools & Editor Office Lens & Seeing AI
  4. 4. vision Make your device easier to see or use without a screen. hearing Make your device easier to hear or use without sound. physical Make your device easier to use if you have limited reach or strength. cognition Make it easier to focus and get things done with Windows.
  5. 5. 01 Eye Control Investing deeply in new features like eye control, allowing people with ALS and other physical disabilities to control Windows with their gaze 02 Color Filters Differentiated color filters for those with color blindness or visual preferences 03 Narrator and Magnifier Magnifier and narrator integration will have a new experience through the combination of zoom and text read aloud capabilities 04 Learning Tools in Edge Read aloud is now a supported feature in Microsoft Edge, for both PDFs and general web browsing
  6. 6. Our vision Windows strives to enable the creator in everyone, dynamically adapting to our changing abilities, situations and devices
  7. 7. Meet Justin Justin is a college student who uses Office 365 and his communicating device to study, author a novel and advocate for disability rights via his blog and presentations.
  8. 8. Feature Apps & Platforms Text to Speech and word/line highlighting OneNote Desktop OneNote Online OneNote Windows App Word Desktop Word Online Outlook Web Access Office Lens on iOS Edge browser Spacing and Font Size OneNote Desktop OneNote Online OneNote Windows App Word Desktop Word Online Outlook Web Access Office Lens on iOS Edge browser - ePub Syllables OneNote Desktop OneNote Online OneNote Windows App Word Desktop Word Online Outlook Web Access Parts of Speech OneNote Desktop OneNote Online OneNote Windows App Word Online Outlook Web Access Line Focus OneNote Online OneNote Windows App Word Online Outlook Web Access Dictation OneNote Desktop Word Desktop Outlook Desktop PPT Desktop
  9. 9. Microsoft Education Empower students to do their best work Enable teachers to engage every learner Ensure equity and inclusion in schools
  10. 10. Enable teachers to engage every learner Accessibility Checker, Automatic Alt Text & Accessible Templates Embedded audio or video in Sway, OneNote & PowerPoint Microsoft Translator powered live captions and transcripts
  11. 11. “No one should have to ask for access, it should just be there.” Marlee Matlin Academy Award Winning Actress Outside In Talk at Microsoft December 2016
  12. 12. Audio Accessibility Visual Accessibility Text Accessibility
  13. 13. Audio Accessibility Ability to add closed captions for audio/video in PowerPoint and Sway Automatic live captions for PowerPoint via Microsoft Garage Presentation Translator add-in Automatic audio transcription in Skype Meeting Broadcast (preview) Auto-generated captions and transcriptions in English and Spanish for videos in Microsoft Stream Visual Accessibility Text Accessibility
  14. 14. Visual Accessibility Ability to add alternative text descriptions to visual objects in all apps Automatic suggestions for alt-text for images in Word and PowerPoint Ability to record narrations of PowerPoint slides and embed audio recordings in OneNote and Sway Text AccessibilityAudio Accessibility
  15. 15. Text Accessibility Transform printed text into searchable Office files with OCR via Office Lens Make content easy to navigate with built-in accessible Styles Make hyperlinks more readable by adding display names, auto- generated for Recent Items in Link Gallery Audio Accessibility Visual Accessibility
  16. 16. Accessibility Checkers In Office PC, Mac and Online apps to easily find accessibility issues With detailed guidance to fix issues Accessible Templates For Word, Excel and PowerPoint to get started on the right track Searchable by keyword “accessible” Accessible Emails & Export Formats Export as tagged PDFs from Office See MailTips prior to sending emails to those who prefer accessible content
  17. 17. Meet Veronica Veronica is a junior at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia who has low vision and who uses accessibility capabilities in Microsoft Office 365 and Windows 10 to excel academically.
  18. 18. Microsoft Education Empower students to do their best work Enable teachers to engage every learner Ensure equity and inclusion in schools
  19. 19. Ensure equity and inclusion in schools Procure technologies that meet global accessibility standards Get free accessibility trainings & support from Microsoft Review accessibility conformance reports informed by the DHS Trusted Tester Process
  20. 20. Litigation on the Rise
  21. 21. “Increasingly, organizations that are not directly subject to [Section 508] standards are looking to them as an aid in their compliance and risk management efforts.”
  22. 22. Microsoft Conformance Statements
  23. 23. — US Departmentof HomelandSecurity (blog post) — ScotiabankAccessibility Expert
  24. 24. Microsoft Education Empower students to do their best work Enable teachers to engage every learner Ensure equity and inclusion in schools
  25. 25. 5 free things to try today 1. Communicate in new ways and collaborate seamlessly with Office 365 Aka.ms/OfficeEducation 2. Engage your diverse audience by presenting with subtitles Aka.ms/TranslatorForEducation 3. Create assignments that are accessible by design Aka.ms/AccessibleTemplates 4. Go paper-less with Office Lens and Seeing AI Aka.ms/OfficeLens & microsoft.com/en-us/seeing-ai/ 5. Encourage independent reading and writing Onenote.com/LearningTools & Dictate.ms
  26. 26. 5 links to bookmark and share 1. Educator Training on Inclusive Content aka.ms/accessiblecontenttraining 2. Educator Training for Personalizing Learning education.microsoft.com/GetTrained/accessibility 3. Office 365 Accessibility Support Documentation aka.ms/OfficeSupport 4. Answer Desk for Accessibility Support aka.ms/Edad 5. Microsoft Accessibility Overview Microsoft.com/Accessibility
  27. 27. MicrosoftMission Microsoft Mission Empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more
  28. 28. • Accessibility checkers and alt-text support in all Office 365 PCs, Mac and web apps and Accessible Templates • MailTip in Outlook on the web to request accessible content • Save as tagged PDF from Word for Mac* • Automatic suggestions for alt-text* in Word and PowerPoint • Insert links to recent files with automatic display text in Office 365 PC, Windows 10 and Android apps • Embed a video recording of a presenter narrating in Ppt and Sway* • Accessibility Checker available in Visio Online * Some capabilities based on machine intelligence services not yet available in restricted clouds such as GCC
  29. 29. OFFICE 365 ACCESSIBILITY HIGHLIGHTS — PLANNED PLANNED FOR FUTURE RELEASES • Document accessibility compliance checker for IT • Accessibility Checker Improvements in Office 365 apps for PCs (controls surfaced within checker to fix detected issues, issues detected for Section 508 or WCAG2.0 AA, have color violations detected in Office Art) • Accessibility Checker coming in SharePoint • Alt-text improvements (Automatic alt-text for images in Sway, Single Field Alt Text Panes with Spell Check and Mark as Decorative for images in Word for PCs) • Broader selection of accessible first party templates and Visio stencils * Some capabilities based on machine intelligence services not yet available in restricted clouds such as GCC
  30. 30. • Learning Tools in OneNote for PCs, Word for PCs, Office Lens for iOS • Editor context menu in Word and Outlook for PCs • Learning Tools in Word Online, OneNote Online, OneNote for Windows 10 and Outlook on the Web, with a new Line Focus Mode • Editor task pane in Word and Outlook for PCs for advanced spelling, grammar, and writing styles recommendations • Write Ideas from Microsoft Garage, an iOS pre-writing app that provides the structure and space to speak, type, and draw ideas * Some capabilities based on machine intelligence services not yet available in restricted clouds such as GCC
  31. 31. OFFICE 365 ACCESSIBILITY HIGHLIGHTS — PLANNED PLANNED FOR FUTURE RELEASES • Editor coming to Word Online for advanced spelling checking, inclusive and plain language critiques • Read Aloud coming in Office on iOS and Outlook for PCs * Some capabilities based on machine intelligence services not yet available in restricted clouds such as GCC
  32. 32. • Key productivity experiences made efficient for screen reader and keyboard users in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Sway*, SharePoint and more • New accessible navigation experience in OneNote for Windows 10, Mac, iOS, Android and OneNote Online • Modern sound feedback with seamless install • Ease of access center to find accessibility settings in Office for PCs • Improved ribbon navigation experience in Office for PCs • Screen reader support for Visio Online & Visio Viewer iOS • High Contrast Support for Visio Online and enhanced contrast ratio for themes in Visio. * Some capabilities based on machine intelligence services not yet available in restricted clouds such as GCC
  33. 33. OFFICE 365 ACCESSIBILITY HIGHLIGHTS — PLANNED PLANNED FOR FUTURE RELEASES • More intuitive slide reading experience for screen readers and improved table navigation support in PowerPoint for PCs • Narrator scan mode usability improvements with Office for PCs, improved announcements for misspellings, tables • Rotor support in Office for iOS to navigate headings, shapes, links, comments, charts, tracked changes, and regions • Improved screen readouts for Connectors & Shapes in Visio * Some capabilities based on machine intelligence services not yet available in restricted clouds such as GCC
  34. 34. • New, intuitive ways to create and navigate mouse-free: Tell Me in several Office 365 apps, Designer in PowerPoint for PCs, Researcher* in Word for PCs • Access Keys supported in Office Online • Hands free typing for Outlook, Word and PowerPoint with Dictate add-in from Microsoft Garage* • Tell Me in Office for iOS and OneNote for Windows 10 • Designer in PowerPoint Online * Some capabilities based on machine intelligence services not yet available in restricted clouds such as GCC
  35. 35. OFFICE 365 ACCESSIBILITY HIGHLIGHTS — PLANNED PLANNED FOR FUTURE RELEASES • Tell Me in Office for Mac • Tell Me for suggesting commands, people, files, answers for word definitions, math calculations and facts • Built-in dictation capabilities in Office for PCs and Office Online * Some capabilities based on machine intelligence services not yet available in restricted clouds such as GCC
  36. 36. • Automatic live captions in Skype for Windows 10 for consumers and in preview in Skype Meeting Broadcast • Support playing back closed captions in PowerPoint • Automatic live captions* in PowerPoint with Presentation Translator add-in from Microsoft Garage • Auto-generated captions and transcriptions in English and Spanish for videos in Microsoft Stream • Support adding closed captions in PowerPoint and Sway* * Some capabilities based on machine intelligence services not yet available in restricted clouds such as GCC
  37. 37. OFFICE 365 ACCESSIBILITY HIGHLIGHTS — PLANNED PLANNED FOR FUTURE RELEASES • Microsoft Teams will enable conversations in meetings to be captured, transcribed, and time-coded, with closed captioning and voice recognition for attributing remarks to specific individuals. * Some capabilities based on machine intelligence services not yet available in restricted clouds such as GCC

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