Accessibility Features in Office 365

Designed to meet the needs of people with different abilities, the features within Office 365 ensure everyone can create, communicate, and collaborate on any device. Read on to find out more about the built-in accessibility tools and features included in our subscription to Office 365.  

Immersive Reader 

A reading enhancement tool, Immersive Reader, will speak text in a choice of voices and allow you to view the text in a variety of fonts, sizes, and background colours. Immersive Reader’s easy to use features, reduce visual crowding, highlight text, break words into syllables, read text aloud, and provide visual references. With Read Aloud, students can hear their writing read aloud providing them essential feedback to edit their work and clearly communicate their ideas to others. Immersive Reader can support anyone who wants to make reading on their device easier. 

Watch the video below to find out how to make reading more accessible with Immersive Reader.

Dictate your documents in Word 

Dictation lets you use speech-to-text to author content in Office 365 with a microphone. It’s a quick and easy way to get your thoughts out, create drafts or outlines, and capture notes. 

Find out how use dictation

Explore more accessibility features in Office 365

There is no limit to what people can achieve when technology reflects the diversity of all who use it. Visit Microsoft’s accessibility features webpage or the Office Accessibility Center to find out what you can achieve with the built-in accessibility tools and features in Microsoft technologies.