- 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 Accessibility Tutorial (WebAIM)
- PowerPoint Video Tutorial (Microsoft)
- PowerPoint Accessibility Guide - use as a template or a guide.
- Create Accessible PDFs (Microsoft)
Applies To: Office 365, 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010 - Windows, Mac, Online
- Create and Verify Accessible PDF (Adobe)
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
- Captioning YouTube Videos
A tutorial for uploading captions or transcription files to YouTube videos
Also guides users through the process of automatically creating caption files with YouTube's transcription service.
- YouTube Help Page - Add Subtitles Closed Captions
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.
- Creating Accessible Email Messages (printable PDF version available on page)
- Enabling the Text to Speech Feature in Microsoft Outlook (Windows)
- Seven Steps to Creating an Accessible Email in Microsoft Outlook
- Infographic for Creating Accessible Email in Microsoft Outlook
- Fix or Avoid a Broken Link in an Outlook Web Access Email Message
Accessible Media Converter
Convert your files, URLs, or Text into accessible formats at RoboBraille. The file is emailed to you after processing.
Documents & Multimedia
The CSU ATI collection of tutorials, tools, and resources.
A free, open-source Ebook library and conversion program (for Windows, Mac, and Linux).
Adobe Digital Editions
Read your digital content on- and offline with this free eReader for Windows, Mac, tablets, and mobile devices.
Convert PDF and other file types to different formats.
Microsoft free online file converter for documents, audio, video, images, ebooks, and archives.
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 the Office of Information Technology.
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.
- Do's and Don'ts for Creating Accessible Course Materials
- Designing for Users on the Autistic Spectrum
- Designing for Users Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
- Designing for Users With Physical or Motor Disabilities
- Designing for Users With Low Vision
- Designing for Users With Dyslexia
- Designing for Users of Screen Readers