Microsoft’s Inclusive Design Toolkit

Method Overview

Microsoft’s Inclusive Design Toolkit is a collection of digital resources and cards for design teams to recognize exclusion, learn from diversity, and design for disabled people.

Example of a elements of the method toolkit.

Getting Started

Materials: Microsoft’s Inclusive Design Toolkit

Participants: Individual/Team


  1. Visit and scroll down to “Resources”.
  2. Select “Inclusive Activities” to identify card resources for your team or  select “Inclusive 101” to read about inclusive design practices.
  3. Read through the PDF download of “Inclusive Activities” to identify an activity card and instruction set that suits your design needs.

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