Accessible Adobe Acrobat Documents

October 1, 2018, 9:00am to 11:00am
Intended audience: 
Academic Support Staff, Graduate Students, Instructors

PDF files can be made accessible to the visually impaired, but unlike many other document formats, these features are not automatic. Learn how to prepare and annotate your documents so they are accessible, following a few easy steps.

Pre-requisite: Accessible Microsoft Word Documents (offered September 17, 2018)  

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Review style layout of a Word file

  • Export remediated Word files to Adobe Acrobat

  • Use the Touchup Reading Order Tool panel

  • Add required Metadata

  • Review, edit, and add tags

  • Create alternative Text

  • Run the Accessibility Check

NOTE LOCATION: Evans Hall, Lab B3A

Computers will be provided for this workshop. No laptop necessary.


Registration is unavailable. Registration closed on September 30, 2018 - 5:00pm.

Series description

Digital Learning Services is excited to offer workshops focused on creating accessible documents.  These workshops provide opportunities for hands-on participation, covering common software (Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Acrobat), specialized software for remediation (Ally in bCourses) as well as best practices for inclusive design. 

Participants will leave each workshop with a list of resources to assist them in future remediation efforts. 

For more information on accessible course content, please visit and the Digital Learning Services Accessibility Hub.