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Let’s solve the problem of Accessible Textbooks

One of the main concerns for students with disability at the start of the school year is ensuring that they are provided with accessible learning materials for their coursework.   The solution is often that the student goes to the Disability Support Services team and requests for accessible versions of the textbooks they are prescribed. Ensuring that you have accessible textbooks […]

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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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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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Cheat Sheet – Screen Reader Commands for JAWS, NVDA – PDF

The power of keyboard commands! Keyboard commands or shortcuts are combination of two or more keys used to perform frequently used tasks of an application. For most users keyboard shortcuts are an alternate means of accessing the function whereas for those with visual impairments keyboard shortcuts are the only means of performing different tasks in […]

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PAC checker a nifty tool for testing PDF files for Accessibility

Do PDF documents have to be made Accessible? Yes Document Accessibility is pretty much a requirement just like Web Accessibility! PDF documents are today on the web for all sorts of information; marketing brochures, product documentations, utility bills, annual reports, taxation forms, student notes etc. Be it government organizations or private sector companies all of […]

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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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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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Educators and Accessible Curriculum – PDF, Word or PowerPoint

I’m sitting at ATIA 2017 (#ATIA17) and am inspired to see so many special educators. The impact that a special educator has on the lives of students with disabilities is tremendous. We were just having a team conversation on what is it to provide inclusion! For us inclusion is providing the same access to students […]