Several resources are available for folks looking to make their Word and PDF documents ADA accessible. Here are a few resources that I’ve found particularly helpful.
Adobe Accessibility Training
Whether you want to learn how to access electronic information more effectively or how to create accessible content, there are a variety of training resources available from Adobe.
CSU Accessible Technology Initiative
CSU individuals involved in the Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI) on campuses and the Chancellor’s Office to communicate and share information about Accessibility related topics. Recently, ATI sponsored a webinar on creating accessible PDF documents from Microsoft Word and have announced an upcoming webinar entitled “PDF Accessibility for Advanced Users” for March 2009.
Cal Poly ATI Resources
Resources include how-tos on creating accessible Word documents, PDFs, Powerpoints and other eLearning materials. Information on closed captioning (video) and accessibility how-to videos and training are also available from this site.
Professional Development for Accessible Technology in the CSU