Creating Accessible Documents with Microsoft Word: A Practical Path

Accessible Documents IconLearn the steps for creating accessible documents.

During this webinar, participants will learn the steps for creating an accessible document and be given the tools to practice their newfound skills! Areas to be explored include the use of headings to create a meaningful document flow, hyperlink texts that are easy to understand out of context, and alt text on images for maximum accessibility. A new feature for this webinar will be in the practical application of discussed skills. All participants will be given templates to follow along with and implement their own accessible features during the webinar. By the end of the session, participants will have the knowledge to make every document moving forward more accessible.

Who Should Attend

Anyone who creates print or digital documents and anyone who wants to know why this is important: this includes general and special educators, paraeducators, assistive technology specialists and providers, accessibility professionals, ADA administrators, physical and occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, rehabilitation engineers, vocational rehabilitation counselors, document creators, communication or accessibility coordinators, website content managers, marketing managers, and administrative assistants.


Art Frick

Web Services Manager

Art Frick is a web designer, developer, and online accessibility specialist in the greater NYC area. He is a full-time staff member of the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability, where he does a lot of project management, assists in developing technical specifications for several grants and programs at the Institute, and is a frequent speaker about online accessibility issues and Drupal.

Stacy Driscoll

Assistive Technology Specialist, Program Coordinator, ATinNH

Stacy began working for the IOD in 2014.  She is currently an assistive technology specialist and project coordinator for ATinNH. She holds a graduate certificate in Assistive Technology and a master's degree in Education. She has provided services to individuals with disabilities for over 25 years and conducts AT workshops and consultation services statewide and nationally. In addition to her interest working with children, she also has an interest in assistive technology and aging. Prior to coming to the IOD Stacy worked as both and elementary and special education teacher in multiple districts in New Hampshire.  

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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