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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Adding Alternative Text Description to Images in a Word Document

Word is a user-friendly word processing application that is used on a daily basis to create manuals, brochures, flyers, reports, notes, white papers, case studies. One of the essential step to make your word document accessible to all is by providing alternate text description to the images in your document. Screen readers cannot analyze and determine […]

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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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5 Simple Tips to make your Festival Newsletters Accessible

Festival season is upon us and a great way to market your business is through newsletters. When you’re running a business, it’s important to share what you do with the world and there is no better way than through newsletters.  However, a well-designed newsletter needs to be accessible to everyone too. The World Report on […]

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3 simple things to do to make your PowerPoint 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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3 Resources for Creating Accessible PDFs

PDF is one of the most widely used format to share information on the web. Corporates, Government organizations, educational institutes share information in the form of annual reports, books, brochures, publications or even user manuals on the web as PDF files. The question that often gets asked is that are PDFs accessible to people with […]

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Accessible Word Document Checklist

Accessible word documents are easier to edit and navigate and thus ensures their reach to a wide range of users. Planning and structuring your document correctly from the start, will maximize the accessibility of your document and also helps retaining the accessibility features while being converted into different alternate formats such as PDF. At 247 Accessible […]

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5 Tips for writing effective Alternative Text for Images

So, you’ve done everything to make your documents accessible! And now, you’re tying up loose ends and are faced with the innocuous task of having to write and review alternative text. Creating alternative text is not an uphill task, but you would want to make sure your entire audience is given the clearest idea of […]

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EdTech can Advance Learning for Students with Disabilities by Implementing Accessibility

Digital learning enables leadership teams and other leaders such as teachers, districts and schools to form, respond and sustain education in a digital environment. Digitized learning technologies with advanced accessibility features can make it easier for students with disabilities to learn at the same level as their peers in traditional classrooms.  Trivia Time!  In 2019-20, […]