Creating Accessible Materials

Accessible Content

Word

  • Accessibility Support for Word - step-by-step instructions to make your Word documents accessible to people who need accommodations.
      Applies To: Windows and Mac Office 365, 2019, 2016, 2013, Online; and iPad, iPhone, Android tablets and phones, Windows Phone 10, Mobile.
  • Word Accessible Template Sampler - to help you create documents for visual accommodations.

PowerPoint

Excel

PDF

Convert to Plain Text

  • Editpad - simple, online text editor/converter
  • Copy text from your word processor file and paste it into the online editor
  • Download a plain text file

YouTube Videos

Email

We use email because we have a message to deliver.  However, not everyone can access information using vision alone.
These links will help you create messages that are readable by individuals with vision impairment or blindness, or use a screen reader to access the information.

Other Tools

Accessible Media Converter

Convert your files, URLs, or Text into accessible formats.  The file is emailed to you after processing.
Directions and information are on the Accessible Media Converter page.  RoboBraille is the online tool that completes the processing.

Documents & Multimedia

The CSU ATI collection of tutorials, tools, and resources.

Calibre

A free, open source Ebook library and conversion program (for Windows, Mac, and Linux).

Adobe Digital Editions

Read your digital content on- and off-line with this free eReader for Windows, Mac, tablets, and mobile devices.

To ePub

Convert PDF and other file types to different formats.

Office Converter

Microsoft free online file converter for documents, audio, video, images, ebooks, and archives.

Mozilla Firefox

EPUB Reader add-on for reading ePub files in Firefox.

Accessible Digital Content

Cheat Sheets for Creating Accessible Digital Content

These one-page Cheat Sheets for Creating Accessible Content contain easy to use ideas.

Schedule a training or information session with our ATI Coordinator or Instructional Technologist.

Promote Accessibility for Everyone 

Spread the Word

Please print these excellent resources for anyone creating documents, videos, podcasts, and websites; and post in approved locations.

Posters

Contact Information

Accessible Technology Coordinator
Tawn Gillihan
(209) 667-3470
tgillihan@csustan.edu
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Instructional Technologist
Bob Koehler
(209) 667-3898
bkoehler@csustan.edu
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