NSW: Assisting assistive technologies

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According to the World Health Organization, only one in ten people living with a disability has access to assistive technologies. Microsoft is committed to changing this, and over the years has built inclusion into its products and services. One example is the Disability Answer Desk (DAD), a free 24/7 technical support resource. For enterprise customers, there's also eDAD. @MicrosoftTeams supports students learning at their own pace with assistive technologies and devices for all learning types. View this video to see how students are benefitting in New South Wales, Australia.


According to the World Health Organization, more than one billion people globally are living with a disability, yet only one in ten has access to assistive technology.

Inclusion is an important topic for Microsoft; to help everyone get the most from accessibility resources, the company has created the Disability Answer Desk (DAD). It’s free, 24/7 technical support from Microsoft experts trained in assistive technologies. All organizations have assistive technology needs, and for some its absolutely crucial.

View this video to learn how the New South Wales education department utilizes Microsoft Teams to address assistive technology needs for its students and staff.

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