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Accessible Documents 1 Day | 9am to 4pm | $499 PLUS TAX

In this one-day course you will learn how to create accessible PDF files using Adobe InDesign and Adobe Acrobat. The course is hands-on throughout, offering useful tips, current standards for compliance, and lots of practice. Prerequisite: Proficiency in InDesign. 

Introduction

  • » round table
  • » what is document accessibility
  • » why accessibility is important
  • » exploring the jaws reader
  • » discovering if a PDF is currently accessible
  • » understanding the workflow
  • » understanding reading order

Design considerations

  • » why WCAG 2.0 matters
  • » WGAC 2.0 guidelines
  • » design considerations

Generating an Accessible PDF

  • » creating a PDF file from InDesign
  • » understanding layout considerations
  • » controlling reading order
  • » adding metadata in InDesign
  • » using InDesign styles
  • » understanding export tagging
  • » controlling tag order
  • » working with tables in InDesign
  • » adding hyperlinks in InDesign
  • » creating cross-references
  • » adding alternative text in InDesign
  • » exploring Object Export options
  • » creating bookmarks in InDesign
  • » fine-tuning the PDF after conversion

Making an existing PDF File accessible

  • » understanding PDF remediation in Acrobat
  • » adding tags to a document in Acrobat
  • » fixing elements using the Content panel
  • » artifacting elements
  • » tagging tables in Acrobat
  • » adjusting document properties
  • » adding bookmarks in Acrobat
  • » adding alternative text in Acrobat
  • » fine-tuning the remediated PDF
  • » using the Make Accessible Wizard
  • Runs on request for 3 or more people