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Inclusive Hiring

5 HR Documents that need to be Accessible to employees with a disability

So many organizations worldwide have shown their commitment to disability inclusion. The work by amazing organizations like Disability:IN and The Valuable 500 have surely put inclusion of people with disabilities at the forefront of the conversation.   Employment of people with disabilities is a priority for numerous organizations with C-level executives sponsoring the initiatives. Disability Inclusion has finally received the […]

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Image Description

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 PDF Education

As a student with disability, how to navigate an Accessible PDF textbook?

Portable Document Format (PDF) is the preferred format for publishing and distributing digital documents across the globe. This is true for text books as well. Educational institutes, universities, elearning providers, schools and colleges are using PDF as the preferred format for distributing text books to their students. Accessible PDF text books are high on demand […]

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Image Description

Writing image descriptions for graphs

Having completed my post-graduation and money filling my pocket, one day I remember sitting down and talking about stock markets to my friend who is visually impaired. Thinking about stock markets one would always think, let me research, invest and make more money. Browsing through various websites and trying to understand the graphs and then […]

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Education

3 Strategies how Universities can extend their Disability Support Teams

As the term starts and as Universities cope with balancing safety requirements and delivering on the education, students with disabilities are going to be impacted.  The Disability Support Team will have to be there to support the students as so many things are changing. So how do we ensure that the team can be effective […]

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Accessible PowerPoint

Making Tables & Links Accessible in PowerPoint

Tables & Links are often ignored when making Microsoft PowerPoint Accessible. But it is important to ensure that people with disabilities have equal access to all the information.   Let’s discuss how each of us can ensure that the PowerPoint presentations we create are accessible right at the start.   Tables  It is necessary to check whether […]

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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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Accessibility Events

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 […]