Partner Blog | Advancing accessibility impact through global partnerships and community

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AI is transforming how people with disabilities access the world by meeting the diverse needs of over one billion individuals worldwide who have a disability.


As Microsoft observes Global Accessibility Awareness Day this year, we’re inspired by new technological advances and expanded capabilities that support digital accessibility. With innovation from our global partner ecosystem, we are accelerating the prioritization of accessibility as a business deliverable, alongside increasing market momentum and customer expectations for inclusion. 


Accessibility milestones and solution advancements


With the launch of Microsoft Copilot Accessibility tools, we can now use generative AI to assist everyone in work and life. 


One of these features is Ask Microsoft Accessibility, an online Bing AI-powered tool that provides users with information about the accessibility of Microsoft products and services. Users can input their questions and the AI discoverability tool will provide suggestions and resources. If they need technical assistance with accessibility issues, they can also contact the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk.


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