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Creating Accessible Microsoft Office Documents

Microsoft Office is the most widely used suite for everything from word processing, organization, and presentations. If you are posting Microsoft Office files on your website for public download, ensure that they are accessible so everyone can use them.

Making Word Documents Accessible- WebAIM

Microsoft Word is currently the most common word processor on the market. Because it is so common, the .doc format has become the de facto format for text documents. However, there are several things that can be done to make content created in Word more accessible.

Making Excel Documents Accessible- Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access, Georiga Tech University

In this module, you will look at historically problematic accessibility issues in Excel, as well as the steps needed to make your Excel documents more accessible to everyone.

Making Powerpoint Slides Accessible- Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access, Georiga Tech University

This online tutorial identifies the accessibility issues associated with the various methods used to put PowerPoint presentations online and demonstrates techniques for making commonly used elements in PowerPoint presentations accessible for all users.

MS Office Accessibility

This resource from Microsoft shows you what accessibility means and how people with disabilities experience your documents. Learn about the different accessibility needs of various people and what you should do to make your documents available to them.