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Pinned Article Make a Word Document Accessible as a PDF

[Students, Faculty & Staff] Learn how to take a Microsoft Word Document and make it accessible and available as a PDF.

Pinned Article Make Your PDF Document Accessible

This is an instructional video on making a document digitally accessible with Microsoft Word so that it can be read by assistive technology.

Captioning & Transcription Overview

[Students, Faculty & Staff] In this self-help document, you will gain an understanding of the terminology and definitions surrounding captioning and transcription. You will also learn how to use Webex's built-in captioning/transcription tools. Zoom's tools are not yet available

Create Accessible Documents - Quick Reference Guide

This quick reference guide provides information about common practices for creating accessible documents.

Create an Accessible PDF using Microsoft Word

Accessibility is a general term used to describe the degree to which a product, device, service, or environment is available to as many people as possible. PDF Accessibility is the creation of a fully accessible PDF that can be accessed by people with disabilities. PDF files were not originally designed to be read using computers but to be printed. In this document, you will learn how to take a Microsoft Word Document and make it accessible and available as a PDF.

Follow These Best Practices for Closed Captioning

[Students, Faculty and Staff] When captioning a video, follow these rules of captioning designated by the Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP). DCMP is funded by the US Department of Education and administered by the National Association for the Deaf.

Make Self-Help Resources Accessible for Publishing on the Web

Make your website content accessible and compliant with Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act by using the self-help documents described here.

Ready Your Microsoft Word Files with this Accessibility Checklist

[Students, Faculty and Staff] If you are planning to share one or more Microsoft Word documents online, run this checklist to ensure that they will be accessible to the widest audience possible.