Microsoft’s approach to inclusive product development

with Kelly Ford
Sr. Accessibility Program Manager

Introduction video

Introduction video

Quote from Microsoft

“The partnership started with Fable working with us to do accessibility user research of Microsoft sites and services… Working with an organization that shares the same passion around developer accessibility that Microsoft does has been invigorating.”

Dona Sarkar
Director of Technology

Quote from Microsoft

“The partnership started with Fable working with us to do accessibility user research of Microsoft sites and services… Working with an organization that shares the same passion around developer accessibility that Microsoft does has been invigorating.”

Dona Sarkar
Director of Technology

Microsoft’s browser tools

Microsoft is investing in tools that make it easier to be inclusive using AI, contextual reminders and new features designed in collaboration with people with disabilities.

Accessibility Insights

The automated checks in Accessibility Insights can identify common accessibility issues in seconds. This enables the developer to find and fix any issues detected through automated checks before proceeding to the remaining tests, which require human judgement.

Check out Accessibility Insights

Edge DevTools

DevTools is a set of web development tools that appears next to a rendered webpage in the browser. DevTools provides a powerful way to inspect and debug webpages and web apps.

Access DevTools

Microsoft’s browser tools

Microsoft is investing in tools that make it easier to be inclusive using AI, contextual reminders and new features designed in collaboration with people with disabilities.

Accessibility Insights

The automated checks in Accessibility Insights can identify common accessibility issues in seconds. This enables the developer to find and fix any issues detected through automated checks before proceeding to the remaining tests, which require human judgement.

Edge DevTools

DevTools is a set of web development tools that appears next to a rendered webpage in the browser. DevTools provides a powerful way to inspect and debug webpages and web apps.

Building worldclass accessibility support

Learn about Microsoft’s Disability Answer Desk, where customers with disabilities get support with Microsoft Office, Windows, and Xbox Accessibility. This includes product issues, accessibility questions, and use of assistive technology.

Disability Answer Desk