Accessibility Tools and Resources

Collected Tools for All Electronic Materials

This page is a collection of links to external evaluation tools, tutorials, and to other useful websites.

Combined Guides (Word, PPT, and PDF)

  • Guide to Usability and Accessibility of Course Materials (Word & PPT 2010 & 2013, & PDF wtih Acrobat X & XI) Download Word version of Accessibility in Word, PPT and PDF Guide Download PDF version of Accessibility in Word, PPT and PDF Guide
  • Top Accessibility Tips Quick Start Guide (Word & PPT 2010, & PDF with Acrobat X) Download Word Version of Top Accessibility Tips Download PDF Version of Top Accessibility Tips

Microsoft Word 2013

  • Creating Universally Designed Word 2013 - Quick Start Guide Download Word Version of Creating Universally Designed Word 2013 Documents Download PDF Version of Creating Universally Designed Word 2013 Documents

Microsoft Word 2010

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Multimedia

PDF with Acrobat XI

  • Creating Searchable Scanned PDFs with Acrobat XI - Quick Start Guide Download Word Version of Creating Searchable Scanned PDFs with Acrobat XI Download PDF Version of Creating Searchable Scanned PDFs with Acrobat XI
  • Creating Universally Designed PDFs from Office in Acrobat XI - Quick Start Guide Download Word Version of Creating Universally Designed PDFs from Office in Acrobat XI Download PDF Version of Creating Universally Designed PDFs from Office in Acrobat XI

PDF with Acrobat X

Purchasing Tools

Website Evaluation Tools

Website Accessibility Resources

  • WebAIM - Many articles with practical instructions on all aspects of electronic accessibility.
  • Section 508 Checklist - Recommendations by WebAIM for complying with legal requirements.
  • WCAG 2.0 Guidelines - Web Content Accessibility Guidelines produced by the Web Accessibility Initiative.
  • WebAccessibility.Com - Great resource for best practices in Accessible Web Design.

Universal Design for Learning

Resources at Other Universities