International Day of People with a Disability 2020.

In partnership with Microsoft

With 4 million Australians living with a disability, it is essential that we create accessible experiences for everyone.

In recognition of International Day of People with a Disability on 3 December 2020, the South Australian Government partnered with Microsoft for the online launch of Microsoft’s Australian Accessibility Portal, Accessibility at work: https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/business/accessibility-at-work

Joined by Emmanuele Silanesu, Director Specialist Team, Modern Work and Security at Microsoft, this session featured a series of videos highlighting innovations, tools and services currently available.

Microsoft’s Global Chief Accessibility Officer, Jenny Lay-Flurrie also shared her personal journey, as well as some members of the Microsoft Australia Accessibility Council, as they dived deep into the business case for accessibility.


At over 200 registrations, we are delighted that so many of you registered or requested the recording.

Here is the recording of the session.

Ongoing support

Disability Answer Desk (DAD): https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/accessibility/disability-answer-desk

  • DAD is where customers with disability can get support with Microsoft Office, Windows, and Xbox Accessibility. This includes product issues, accessibility questions, and use of assistive technology.

Accessibility support for enterprise customers: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/accessibility/enterprise-answer-desk