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Microsoft Office 365 Accessibility Tools for More Effective and Inclusive Communications

Thursday, October 5 from 2-3:30 p.m.

At the University of Miami, we are fortunate to be part of an incredibly diverse community. Collectively we strive to create a supportive environment where our unique abilities come together to transform lives and create an inclusive culture of belonging. October is Disabilities in the Workplace Awareness Month at UM. Join your colleagues at a variety of live events sponsored by University of Miami Human Resources Office of Workplace Equity and Inclusion to learn more about the resources available at UM and how you can support an inclusive environment for people with disabilities.

During this tech talk session, we will explore Office 365 Accessibility Tools, with a focus on Microsoft Teams, designed to meet the needs of people around the globe with different abilities. Representatives from Microsoft Corporation, along with UM Microsoft experts, will show us how to utilize Microsoft Office's built-in accessibility tools to create inclusive and accessible content for people with vision, hearing, cognition, and mobility impairments.

You'll leave this experience with:

  • A better understanding of the variety of accessibility features available within Microsoft Office.
  • How to utilize the accessibility features to make documents, presentations, and meetings more effective and inclusive.

Learn about Disabilities in the Workplace Awareness Month events at

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Update to Tech Talks Schedule in 2023

In 2023, tech talks will be presented to the University community on a quarterly basis. Please check back regularly for upcoming tech talks, as they are scheduled throughout the year. We also encourage you to review our previous tech talk topics, recordings, and resources—listed below.



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