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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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5 Tips for writing effective Alternative Text

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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A study on how Mobile Screen Reader’s render Accessible PDF’S

In the past, Screen Reader users found it difficult to access PDF’s on mobile devices even though PDF’s were made accessible. Now the scenario has changed ! I thought to study how screen reader identifies and interpret different elements in an accessible PDF file on mobile platforms. So I chose the leading screen readers VoiceOver […]

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5 Common PDF Accessibility Errors

PDF is one of the most widely used format to present information on the web. PDFs are used to publish brochures, product user manuals, student text books, bank statements, annual reports, application forms, company policies, utility bills etc. Being such a widely used file format for publishing information, one might think PDFs are capable of […]

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Accessible PowerPoint

Are your PowerPoint Presentations Accessible?

Microsoft Power Point is widely used by many of us to create visual presentation that consists of text, charts, images etc. But have you come across a need to make your PowerPoint presentation accessible? If yes, this blog gives you information to make your PowerPoint presentation accessible. The following information includes how to create PowerPoint […]

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Accessibility Checker – A Smart tool to review Word Documents for Accessibility!

Are you responsible to ensure that all documents your organization publishes are accessible? Today all organizations publish documents through different channels, such as website, email, intranets and even on the cloud. Organizations publish their documents in different file formats including Microsoft Word, Google docs, Adobe PDF, Open Office etc. Ensuring accessibility of the documents is […]

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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 […]