Accessibility Information

Important Instructional Documents

  • 7 Ways to Make Your Class Accessible

    7-ways-to-make-your-class-accessible.docx

    Follow these steps to improve the accessibility of your Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files as well as PDF files and videos you create.

  • Web Accessibility Checklist

    Web-Accessibility-Checklist.docx

    Make sure your website is accessible by using this checklist.  Visit other helpful links that are included in this document.

  • Designing for Screen Reader Compatibility

    Designing-for-Screen-Reader-Compatibility.docx

    Understand how a screen reader works and the best practices for making Web sites, documents, and PDF files accessible for people that are blind or visually-impaired.

  • Large Print Basics

    Large-Print-Basics.docx

    Guidelines to follow when creating a document or Web page.  Here’s a large print document example.

  • Microsoft Word Accessibility 

    Microsoft-Word-Accessibility.docx

    Make content in Microsoft Word accessible.  Feel free to follow this accessible class syllabus example.

  • PDF Accessibility 

    PDF-Accessibility.docx

    Make content in Adobe PDF accessible.  You will be shown how to best convert Word documents to PDF. *Note: Though PDF files can be made accessible, it is best to post a Word document version of the file alongside the PDF whenever possible.  A Word document is more usable and reliable than a PDF document when read by a screen reader.

  • PowerPoint Accessibility 

    Powerpoint-Accessibility.docx

    Make content in Microsoft PowerPoint accessible.


Recommended Websites


Website Accessibility Links

Authoring Tools | Content and Structure | Flash | Forms | Frames | Images | JavaScript | Keyboard Accessibility | Presentation and Styles | Tables | Video Captions

Authoring Tools

Content and Structure

Flash

Forms

Frames

Images

JavaScript

Keyboard Accessibility

Presentation and Styles

Tables

Video Captions


Additional Accessibility Information

25 Ways to Make your Website Accessible

http://www.webhostingsearch.com/articles/25-ways-to-make-your-site-more-accessible.php

American Printing House Guidelines for Print Document Design

http://www.aph.org/edresearch/lpguide.htm

Web Accessibility Resources

http://sc.edu/scatp/documents/WebResourcesHandout_March2014.doc