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Accessibility is everywhere! Technology leaders like Microsoft, Google, Apple and Amazon have made significant strides in making their products more accessible, especially for people with disabilities.

One demonstration of a company’s focus on accessibility is employing people to focus on it. Microsoft has a Chief Accessibility Officer, Apple has a Director of Global Accessibility Policy, and Google has a Director of Accessibility. Some technologies that were once considered ‘assistive,’ and imagined as technology that supported a smaller population, are now mainstream.

Accessible tools and features help people with permanent, temporary, situational or age-related disabilities continue to use their products. Brian Norton, ATP, CEAS, director of technology services for The INDATA Project/Easterseals Crossroads, joined us today to share how some of the latest big tech accessibility features work.

Android Accessibility Features

iOS Accessibility Features

Amazon Accessibility Features

Windows Accessibility Features

Office 365 Accessibility Features

Easterseals Crossroads has been promoting independence for persons with disabilities for more than 85 years.

INDATA project has an equipment loan library with more than 2,500 items so you can try something for free before purchasing it

For more information about the INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads, go to or call 888-466-1314.