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Making Microsoft Word Documents Accessible

taught by: Cornelius Chopin
co-presented by: Anita Pradeep

Session Summary

Learn how to make Microsoft Word documents accessible by formatting key structural elements (e.g., Heading, Image, Tables, Lists, Links, and Color/Contrast).


If you need help making your Microsoft Word files accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities, this course is for you. This class is designed as a basic, hands-on course that includes demonstrations of assistive technologies. This class will teach students how to produce documents that comply with HHS Accessibility Policy and State and Federal Accessibility Laws.

Practical Skills

  • How to make MS Word documents accessible
  • How to improve usability of MS Word documents
  • Develop a deeper understanding of accessibility