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Creating Accessible Documents Webinar Slides

Creating Accessible Documents Webinar Slides

Accessible Libraries conducted the Creating Accessible Documents webinar on May 10, 2022. You can now download the webinar slides. The webinar topics include: Using Word to Create Accessible Documents Difference Between Styles and Direct Formatting Live Demo on Setting Up Word and Creating a Document Other Considerations Word Accessibility Checker Converting Word to PDF BriefRead more about Creating Accessible Documents Webinar Slides[…]

Make your Word Documents Accessible to People with Disabilities (Microsoft Support)

Make your Word Documents Accessible to People with Disabilities (Microsoft Support)

Microsoft provides guidelines for creating accessible Word documents, including instructions and general best practices. This resource provides support for creating accessible Word documents in Windows, macOS, iOS, Android and on the web version of Microsoft Word. Quick Facts One of the main guidelines in this document is to use the built-in “Accessibility Checker.” This toolRead more about Make your Word Documents Accessible to People with Disabilities (Microsoft Support)[…]

Accessibility Interview Questions

Accessibility Interview Questions

Accessibility interview questions list potential job interview questions meant to gauge someone’s understanding of digital accessibility. Quick Facts This resource suggests that you do not ask about specific facts and figures when interviewing job candidates. For example, please state verbatim the WCAG guideline 2.3 (FYI, it is “Seizures and Physical Reactions – do not designRead more about Accessibility Interview Questions[…]

Deque University: Digital Accessibility Courses & Accessibility Reference Library

Deque University: Digital Accessibility Courses & Accessibility Reference Library

Deque University provides an extensive curriculum of self-guided online courses so you can focus on the skills you need with the flexibility your schedule requires. Along with courses, this site also offers valuable resources such as guides to using screenreaders, an ARIA JavaScript pattern library, and a page with a detailed breakdown of disability demographics.Read more about Deque University: Digital Accessibility Courses & Accessibility Reference Library[…]

Knowbility

Knowbility

Knowbility is a nonprofit organization with the mission of improving technology access for millions of youth and adults with disabilities all over the world. They provide several services, including accessibility testing, auditing, training, and a regularly updated comprehensive blog on web accessibility. Quick Facts Test and audit your website so that it is accessible. EmployingRead more about Knowbility[…]

WebAIM’s Hierarchy for Motivating Accessibility Change

WebAIM’s Hierarchy for Motivating Accessibility Change

This is a great quick summary and infographic detailing the ways people are motivated to implement accessible changes. It is a pyramid hierarchy similar to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, with Guilt being at the bottom and Inspire being at the top. Quick Facts The order of the pyramid, from top to bottom, is: Guilt as a motivationRead more about WebAIM’s Hierarchy for Motivating Accessibility Change[…]