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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

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires state and local governments that receive program funding from the federal government to provide equal access to their programming for all individuals with disabilities unless the alteration of the programming would cause undue burden. Our job as web developers and implementers is to make sure we...
Article Id: 14975
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