Microsoft offers a variety of accessible templates for PowerPoint, Word, and Excel to make creating accessible infographics, data tables, and documents a snap.Download Accessible Template Sample Packs:read more ... Let Your Creativity Run Wild With Accessible Office Templates!
Videos are a great way to share information with your students. However, it is important to make sure the videos you share are accessible. To learn what makes a video accessible watch the video below.read more ... What Makes an Accessible Video?
Did you know that Adobe Acrobat DC has a tool that can assist you in making your PDF documents accessible? Watch the video below to learn more.read more ... Make Accessible Wizard Tool in Adobe Acrobat
Adding links to your Word documents can easily direct students to additional resources. Watch the video below to learn how to make sure links in Word documents are accessible to all users.read more ... Creating Accessible Links in Word
It is now easier than ever to locate accessibility features like screen reader, braille support and screen magnifier in Google Docs, Sheets and Slides. Watch the video below and visit the google accessibility site to learn more.read more ... Google Suite Improved Accessibility
and watch the video below to learn how:read more ... Upgrade Your PDF Forms with Adobe Form Maker
Google Chrome isn’t the only internet browser addressing accessibility. Mozilla Firefox has many built in features as well including font size and zoom controls, keyboard navigation, and the ability to change the font and colors of websites.read more ... Did you know Firefox Has Built in Accessibility Features?
Chrome gives users many accessibility options like tools for low vision support, increasing contrast with this simple add-on, and reading content aloud with Talkback. Watch the short video series to learn more.read more ... Did You Know Google Chrome Has Built in Accessibility Features?
When designing your next online course, think accessibility! We’ve discussed many ways you can make the documents you upload into your course accessible as well as ways to make videos accessible. Did you know you can increase your course accessibility through your teaching methods as well? For more information, review this article ...read more ... Accessible Online Class Design
Adding an automatic signature to your emails can add a professional touch to outgoing emails. The video below walks you through how to create a signature in Outlook.read more ... Creating Accessible Signatures in Outlook
It can be tempting to use one program for everything, but there are benefits to choosing the correct program for your task. Each program has accessibility features that make it ideal for certain tasks. Bonus! Click on the image or title in the table below to find a cheat sheets for accessibility formatting in that ...read more ... Which MS Office or Adobe Program Should I Use?
Last week we discussed how to request OIT help with accessibility projects, but what makes a document accessible? Read more to find out!read more ... What Makes a Word Document Accessible?
Need help creating an accessible document or reformatting an existing document to be accessible? The Office of Instructional Technology can help. To learn about our new accessibility resource page and project assistance intake form, read more!read more ... Requesting Accessibility Project Assistance
PAVE is an online tool which allows users to upload small PDF documents and make them accessible. While it does not have the functionality of other programs such as Adobe Acrobat, PAVE’s simple interface and intuitive design make it a valuable tool. It is ideal for short, relatively simple documents such as syllabi and meeting ...read more ... M&M Monday: PAVE Free PDF Accessibility Tool
DAT is a toolbar add-on for MS Word that keeps all of the accessibility related features in one place, while providing new features like color contrast and enhanced accessibility checkers. To learn more about this free add-on, visit the DAT website or watch the video below.read more ... M&M Monday: Document Accessibility Toolbar
Did you know Windows has an integrated screen reader which can be useful in checking to see if your documents are formatted for accessibility. Watch the video below to learn more about using keyboard shortcuts to navigate through windows with Narrator.read more ... M&M Monday: Windows Narrator
Videos are a great way to share information with your students. However, it is important to make sure all videos you share with your class are accessible. This can be accomplished by adding captions. For more about what makes a video accessible and how to use the Video Express Room to create accessible videos, read ...read more ... M&M Monday: Creating Accessible Videos
Formatting an email for accessibility is a simple process that can make the world of difference to people who access email through a screen reader. For a brief overview of this process, watch the video below. Microsoft Office also provides a detailed tutorial for creating accessible emails. Read further to learn more.read more ... M&M Monday: Creating Accessible E-Mails in Outlook
There are many free apps that will take a photo of a document, hand written notes or a whiteboard and covert it to a PDF. Office Lens goes one step further, allowing you to convert your scan to a simple text document which your phone can read aloud. Read further to learn more.read more ... M&M Monday: Office Lens Scan and Read Aloud
It is important not to use color as the only method for conveying information. Take a look at the image below. On the left is a schedule in full color on the right is a schedule as seen by someone who has Protanopia color blindness. You can check your documents to see how they ...read more ... M&M Monday: Color Blindness Simulator