Creating Accessible Materials

Creating Accessible Digital Content

Accessible Templates from Microsoft

Microsoft is not offering a set of templates for creating accessible documents. Download the collection of documents directly from Microsoft. 

Cheat Sheets for Creating Accessible Digital Content

These Cheat Sheets are most effective when used as training tools. To schedule a training or information session, please contact the ATI Coordinator.

Promoting Accessibility for Everyone 

Spreading the Word: Posters

These posters are excellent resources for anyone creating documents, videos, podcasts, and websites. Please print and post in approved locations.

Creating Accessible E-mail Messages

Email Should be For Everyone

We send email because we have a message that needs to be delivered, but not everyone can access information using vision alone. Email messages need to be readable for individuals with vision impairment/blindness, and anyone who relies on a screen reader to access the information. 

Create Accessible E-mail Messages

Make your Word Documents Accessible

This topic gives you step-by-step instructions to make your Word documents accessible to people with disabilities.

Applies To: Word 2016, Word 2013, Word 2016 for Mac, Word Online, Word for iPad, More...

PowerPoint 2007

Microsoft Excel

Adobe Acrobat PDF

Applies To: Excel 2016, Word 2016, PowerPoint 2016, Publisher 2016, and more...

Captioning YouTube Videos

This resource aids individuals who are uploading caption or transcript files to YouTube videos. It also guides users through the process of automatically creating caption files with YouTube's beta machine transcription service.


Contact Information

Accessible Technology Coordinator
Tawn Gillihan
(209) 667-3470
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