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Accessibility: A Guide for Educators

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This teaching guide from Microsoft in Education is designed to show educators how accessibility features in Microsoft products can be used in the classroom.  Available in English and Spanish.

  • Chapter 1:  Personalized Learning & Accessibility
    • What is Accessibility and Accessible Technology?  
    • The Need for Accessible Technology in Schools   
    • The Challenge: Inclusive Classrooms with Equal Access for All Students   
  • Chapter 2:  Impairment Types & Technology Solutions
    • Defining Disability and Impairment 
    • Vision Impairments
    • Learning Impairments
    • Mobility and Dexterity Impairments  
    • Hearing Impairments and Deafness   
    • Language Impairments   
  • Chapter 3:  Accessibility in Microsoft Products
    • Accessibility in Windows 8 
    • Accessibility in Internet Explorer 11 
    • Accessibility in Microsoft Office 2013
    • Accessibility in Microsoft Office 365   
    • Kinect in the Classroom: Engaging Students in New Ways  
  • Chapter 4:  Selecting Accessible Technology
    • Accessibility Consultants  
    • Assistive Technology Decision Tree   
    • Assistive Technology Product Starter Guide  
  • Resources  


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