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Accessibility Resources for WIT Faculty and Students

A guide to web accessibility for users and creators.

Creating Accessible Documents in Microsoft Office

Explore Microsoft's Accessibility Options by Product Category

If you use Microsoft documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Microsoft has accessibility resources and tutorials that guide you through the process of ensuring those documents are accessible. The links to those pages are listed below.

 

Microsoft Office and Office 365

General Office Accessibility Training

As a WIT community member, you have access to an online database of video tutorials at LinkedIn Learning. They have an excellent video series on creating accessible documents in Microsoft Office. Be sure to use our institutional login to access the content for free.

Accessibility Features in Office 365

 

Word
 
PowerPoint

 

Excel

 

Outlook

Creating Accessible Documents in Google Documents

Google Suite

Google has some user guides that will help you to make your documents and presentations more accessible.

Google Docs
Google Slides

Adobe and Accessible PDFs

Adobe and PDFs

Adobe has several guides that will help you to make your PDFs more Accessible.

 

As a WIT member, you have access to an online database of video tutorials at LinkedIn Learning. They have an excellent video series on accessible PDFs. Be sure to use our institutional login to access the content for free.

 

WebAIM is a non-profit organization devoted to accessibility advocacy and training. They have many useful pages, one of which is an easy to follow guide to creating Accessible PDFs.