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Creating Accessible Presentations: Getting Started Webinar Recording

    Creator: Accessible Libraries

    Date of Update: April 13, 2023


    Ready to learn about creating accessible presentation slides in Microsoft PowerPoint, Apple Keynote, and Google Slides? Watch the first webinar in the three-part series to get started. The webinar includes demonstrations by persons with lived experience of a disability.

    The topics discussed include the following:

    • Choosing accessible templates and themes.
    • Ensuring the layouts you use in the slides are accessible.
    • Considering the colour contrast of your presentation.
    • The formatting of your font.
    • Creating accessible lists.
    • And much more!

    The Getting Started webinar slides are also available!


    WAI Making Events Accessible: Checklist for meetings, conferences, training, and presentations that are remote/virtual, in-person, or hybrid.

    WebAim Accessible PowerPoint Presentation

    Microsoft: Make your PowerPoint presentations accessible to people with disabilities.

    Create accessible documents, spreadsheets, or presentations with Pages, Numbers, or Keynote.

    Google Docs: Make your document or presentation more accessible.

    Presenter Toolkit by Rebecca Shortt.

    Virtual Presentation Accessibility Guidelines by the America Anthropological Association.