Author: Ramya Venkitesh

Head - Accessibility New Initiatives, Actively involved in formulating new ideas to create Innovative Accessible Solutions across all Disabilities.

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Why you need Accessible Marketing Collateral?

Marketing collateral is created to share with your customers different facets of your products, using product guides and brochures. Often these can also be downloaded from your website in the form of PDF, Excel, Word or PPT.  They help in nurturing accessible communication while providing your customers with the relevant information.  But what happens if a […]

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Why choose a PDF remediation service rather than invest in a software?

    Whether you are financial institution, healthcare industry, educational institution, government organization or any other business providing an accessible website, you should also be mindful of the PDF documents you attach to your website. The PDF documents must be accessible and must meet Section 508, WCAG 2.0 and other accessibility standards. Accessible documents allow […]

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Top 5 Resources to help you write better Image Descriptions

80% of our learning comes from seeing and at 247 Accessible Documents, we believe image description is a basic requirement of making documents accessible. Without alternate text or image descriptions people with disabilities would not have the same access to images as you and me. In a blog post by my colleague Leander Rodrigues, he […]

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Accessible PowerPoint

3 simple things to do to make your presentations accessible

Microsoft PowerPoint is one of the most used tools to create presentations for different business requirements. Various meetings and conferences are conducted using these presentations. The information through PowerPoint is conveyed in the form of text, images, graphics, tables and charts. Looking at today’s requirement where people are globally connected, these presentations need to be […]

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Simplifying Accessibility Remediation of Document – Meet 247 Accessible Documents at CSUN 2019

Are you looking to provide accessible documents to your customers including people with disabilities? One of the challenges for most website owners, is making documents accessible! Whether they are brochures, white papers, annual reports, product documentation, user manuals, these all need to be accessible to people with disabilities also! If you provide a document on […]

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Need for Accessible Learning Material

Every person has equal right to education and this includes people with various disabilities. Its often a myth that students with disability may not be as capable as their non – disabled peers. An accessible educational environment with certain accommodations and considerations can ensure an inclusive and better learning experience for students with disabilities. One […]

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Planning for Document Accessibility under Section 508

Today, PDF is one of the most widely used format to share information on the web. Corporates, Government organizations, educational institutes share annual reports, books, brochures, publications or even user manuals on the web as PDF files. In addition, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint are also used to disseminate a lot of information in the form […]

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Section 508 Compliance – Checklist for PDF

PDF is one of the most widely used formats for digitizing print material. Scanned or untagged PDFs are not accessible to people with print disabilities thus preventing them get access to information. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 states that electronic and information technology must be accessible to users with disabilities, including: Blindness, […]