Connecting people with disabilities to research at Microsoft that will help build more accessible products. 

The Accessibility User Research Collective (AURC) is a U.S.-based national community of people with all types of disabilities interested in helping make Microsoft technology more accessible and usable. 

The AURC is organized and maintained by assistive technology researchers at Shepherd Center.

People with disabilities join the Accessibility User Research Collective (AURC) to:

  1. Become part of our research collective by taking a short survey.

  2. Participate in user/usability studies conducted by Microsoft and receive participation incentives.

  3. Help shape the accessibility and usability of Microsoft technology by providing your valuable feedback.


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