USBLN® Member Microsoft: American Sign Language Support is now Live
Microsoft is excited to share the news that their American Sign Language (ASL) support is now live. You can receive ASL support for technical support questions via VideoPhone at 503-427-1234 from 8:30am-5pm PST. Please give it a try and let Microsoft know your feedback. They look forward to learning from your experience so they can make this the best service for all of their customers who are deaf or hard of hearing.
- Microsoft Support ASL VideoPhone: 503-427-1234
- Microsoft URL: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/answerdesk/accessibility
- Watch the video: Introduction to ASL
- Frequently Asked Questions – (FAQs): [DOC | PDF]
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