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Assign Text Equivalents Text equivalents must be provided for any graphics in Flash Professional CS5. For example, names for icons and text equivalents for animations. Text within a movie is exposed by default when using Adobe Flash Player 10 because it takes advantage of Microsoft Active Accessibility. In graphic...
Article Id: 15272
Category: Best Practices & Compliance

Converting PDFs from Microsoft Office Software Adobe Acrobat software has an application that works with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint that allows you to make PDF documents accessible. This creates a "tagged" document that is accessible to assistive technology. Tags in a PDF allow you to control the...
Article Id: 15311
Category: Best Practices & Compliance

ANGEL HTML editor Captions should be included in every file uploaded in ANGEL. These captions should describe all of the content in detail. These files include any images or charts in Word or PowerPoint, audio files, video files, and PDF files. ANGEL can also be used to write quizzes. For accessibility purposes,...
Article Id: 15285
Category: Best Practices & Compliance

HTML Tips Screen readers will typically read abbreviations as full words. For example, "LSU ITS Department" might be read as "sue it's department." This issue can be avoided by: Use of periods between letters. (ex. L.S.U.) Putting...
Article Id: 15287
Category: Best Practices & Compliance

Microsoft Word To make Word documents more accessible, use the program's built in Header tags to allow for quick and easy navigation to each section of a document. Be sure to label and add ALT text captions for any images and charts in your document. Microsoft PowerPoint To make...
Article Id: 15307
Category: Best Practices & Compliance

Images An ALT tag should be used within the image to provide a clear text alternative. Alternative text should be used for all images and graphics so that screen readers can let the user know the purpose of that image.
Article Id: 15282
Category: Best Practices & Compliance

Person First Language puts the person before the disability. Person First Language works to eliminate old, prejudicial, and hurtful descriptors. Person First Language is not political correctness; instead, it demonstrates good manners, respect for others. Speakers should make reference to the person first then the disability. Speakers should say, “a person with a disability”...
Article Id: 17567
Category: Best Practices & Compliance

Accessibility Resources Introduction to Web Accessibility Video: Keeping Web Accessibility in Mind ...
Article Id: 18061
Category: Web & Media Accessibility

General Information Each of the major categories of disabilities requires certain types of adaptations in the design of web content. The major disability types include: Visual : Blindness, low vision, color-blindness Hearing : Deafness and...
Article Id: 18066
Category: Web & Media Accessibility

General Information LSU currently has 7 computer classrooms on it's Baton Rouge campus. Computer classrooms are classrooms that are equipped with computers at all of the student and professor desks. These classrooms are also equipped with data projectors for professors usage. 219...
Article Id: 16910
Category: Accessible Technology