Creating Accessible PDF Documents & Forms

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Creating Accessible PDF Documents & Forms

Learn to create PDFs (Portable Document Format files) and forms with accessibility in mind.
Course Length:
2 hours
Delivery Mode:
Online (Synchronous)
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The “Creating Accessible PDFs & Forms” workshop prepares participants to create accessible PDF documents and forms. Portable Document Format (PDF) is an open standard for electronic document exchange. Learners can view PDFs on any platform including mobile. PDFs look just like the original document and retain the source file information, but are only as accessible as the original file.

Learning Objectives
  • Explain the importance of tags in PDF documents
  • Explain how to convert/export Word Processing documents to Tagged PDFs
  • Use the "Read Out Loud" feature in Adobe Reader and/or Accessibility Checker In Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Create an accessible form in MS Word and save as PDF


What Participants Need
  • Headset
  • 2 hours of focused time
Special Notes

Web conferencing workshops are designed for individual participants. Each individual participant should register.