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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

Accessibility: Always expand ALT text for images This offers the option to expand an image to fit all the...
Article Id: 14833
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

Getting Started JAWS was created by Freedom Scientific, a corporation that manufactures assistive technology. JAWS is a screen reader that is used by visually impaired users to hear...
Article Id: 15259
Category: Accessibility Software

General Information WebAnywhere is a web-based screen reader that requires no software. This reader allows the visually-impaired to access the web from any computer with a...
Article Id: 15337
Category: Accessibility Software

General Information Window-Eyes is a screen reader that provides read-aloud technology and braille displays for visually-impaired users. Window-Eyes offers support...
Article Id: 15261
Category: Accessibility Software

Adobe Reader includes a feature that will read the PDF file out loud using the digitized speech that is present in the OS (Operating System). This article will show the user how to activate and utilize the read out loud feature in Adobe Reader. 1. Click View and move the pointer down to Read Out Loud .
Article Id: 18649
Category: Accessibility Software